Artist Tobi Kahn on “Art as Prayer”
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Artist Tobi Kahn on “Art as Prayer”

October 21, 2018 , 4:00 pm

Artist Tobi Kahn on “Art as Prayer”
description: Multi-faceted artist Tobi Kahn will be the Israel Heritage Rooms fall speaker on Sunday October 21 at 4 PM. His topic is “Art as Prayer” something his career has made him uniquely qualified to address.
Kahn has made Jewish ritual objects, depictions of golems, paintings inspired by nature and in commemoration of 9/11 as well as shrines and “miniature sacred spaces” of all kinds, including for outdoor and hospital spaces at the Heathcare Chaplaincy of New York and at synagogues and Jewish Community Centers. His 9/11 art was part of a 2016-2017 exhibition, “Rendering the Unthinkable: Artists Respond to 9/11” at the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York. According to the bio on his website, “has been shown in over 40 solo exhibitions and over 60 museum and groups shows since he was selected as one of nine artists to be included in the 1985 Guggenheim Museum exhibition, New Horizons in American Art.” The Israel Heritage Room is part of the Nationality Rooms at the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh.
Multifaceted artist Tobi Kahn wiil be the Israel Heritage Room/Jewish Studies fall speaker at 4 PM in Room 332 of Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning on “Art as Prayer.”
start-date: 2018-10-21
start time: 4:00 PM
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event address: Cathedral of Learning
University of Pittsburgh
Room 332
event organizer: Jonathan Perlman
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event cost: Free event


October 21, 2018
4:00 pm
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