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David Bowie in 1974, drawing on floor, by Steve Shapiro, Kabbalah with Hebrew spelling after, in blue font above.


Edited by Domagoj Akrap
Edited by Klaus Davidowicz
Edited by Mirjam Knotter


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  • Unveils the hidden world of Jewish mysticism, and discusses the impact of the Kabbalah in art and popular culture
  • Includes many international artists, such as David Bowie, Madonna, Anselm Kiefer, and Frank Lloyd Wright
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The Many Faces of Kabbalah: the joint exhibition of the Jüdisches Museum (Jewish Museum) in Vienna and the Joods Historisch Museum (Jewish Historical Museum) in Amsterdam presented the various facets of Kabbalah, from the historical development and early Jewish mysticism, to practical Kabbalah and magic, to modern manifestations in art and popular culture. It followed the traces that Kabbalah has left in the most diverse forms of modern art: in painting, sculpture, design, literature, film, and music. Published to accompany the exhibition, this book provides an astonishing look behind the scenes of this “hidden world”. Artists: Ghiora Aharoni, Mordecai Ardon, Michael Berkowitz, William Blake, David Bowie, Rachel Brown, Moshe Castel, Rene Clemensic, Belu Simion Fainaru, Victoria Hanna, Louis Kahn, Isidor Kaufmann, Anselm Kiefer, R. B. Kitaj, Sigalit Landau, Paul K. Lynch, Madonna, Barnett Newman, Leonard Nimoy, Mark Podwal, Dan Reisner, Hanna Rovina, Gabriele Seethaler, Harry Smith, Rudolf Steiner, Roman Vishniac, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jacques Zucker.

Text in English and German.

3rd Jan 2020
Paperback / softback
World excluding Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the US & Canada
270 mm x 210 mm
254 Pages
165 color, 23 b&w
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