Art of the Spirit

Art of the Spirit

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Rich colours and arresting designs capture the mood of celebration and joy that characterizes this photographic record of contemporary religious works of art. Chosen for their excellence in design and stitchery, these works represent the achievements of artists who have created art, in fabric, for places of worship. This book celebrates this important artistic expression, a significant part of our heritage. Pieces are selected from communities across Canada: from a small parish on a Micmac reserve in Nova Scotia to a large urban synagogue in Vancouver; from the igloo-shaped cathedral in Iqaluit to a suburban church nestled beside a wildlife march in southwestern Ontario.Commissions hang in the Barrie, Ontario, Court House, as well as Trinity United Church, Gravenhurst, Ontario, where there is a dossal ... Pat Beese, senior lecturer in embroidery at Loughborough College of Art Design in England, discusses Bearda#39;s work in her book ... L. Claire Bird, Halifax, Nova Scotia, was born in Halifax.

Title:Art of the Spirit
Author: Helen Bradfield, Joan Pringle, Judy Ridout
Publisher:Dundurn - 1992-06-01

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