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Author Name:    LANGAN, Kate

Title:   The Art of Worship : The Vision and Craft of Contemporary Nova Scotian Artists. First Edition

Publisher:    Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093863 2001

ISBN Number:   1551093863 / 9781551093864

Seller ID:   52565

LANGAN, Kate. The Art of Worship : The Vision and Craft of Contemporary Nova Scotian Artists. Wood, Fire, Clay, Cloth, Light & Colour. (Halifax, NS : Nimbus Publishing Limited, 2001). First Edition. Pp [i]-x,[1]-86. Illustrated. Triple column. Large 8vo (208 x 253 mm), blue-green photo illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to blue spine.

Kate Langan (b. 1965, Inverness, Scotland) lived in Dartmouth at the time of publication.

"Since earliest times, art and spirituality have had a symbiotic relationship. From the images of suns and spirals carved in ancient stone monuments to the explosion of Christian symbolism in the fifth century, art has been a means of making manifest one's contact with the highest creative energy.

Although in modern times materialism and function have overshadowed spirituality and form, the search for that elusive quality, the spiritual, can be found in the art and craft of many individuals, some of whom pursue their spiritual search alone, others, within traditional religious structures. Whenever their art responds to the specific needs of communal worship it can be called liturgical art - the focus of this book.

The 'Art of Worship' features the work of some 37 Nova Scotian artisans whose craft is both an expression of their own spiritual search as well as an offering to the larger community of seekers in support of their acts of public worship and private devotion. Often working from studios attached to their homes, these artists produce original artwork worthy of any sacred place of worship." - from rear cover.

Foreword by Chris Tyler of NSCAD;
Preface by Langan;
Introduction by Mary M. Schaefer, Embodying the Spirit in Art.

Arranged in five sections :

Wood.
Roslyn Duffus, Waverley
Renée Forrestall & Nick Webb, Halifax
Dawn McNutt, Dartmouth
MArk Russell, St. Margaret's Bay
Steve Sekerak, Halifax
John and Kate Langan, Dartmouth

Fire.
John Little, East Dover
George Cochrane, Amherst
John Vandermeulen, Oakfield
Scott Hamelin, New Ross

Clay.
Sharon Fiske, Bedford
Jack Ouellette, Arichat
Ray Mackie and Debra Kuzyk, Annapolis
Laura Jolicoeur, Dartmouth
Sally Ravindra, Purcell's Cove

Cloth.
Janet Pope, Hantsport
Caren Wood, Dartmouth
Sandra Thorne, Halifax
Barbara Robson, Aspotogan
Joanne MacNeill, Dartmouth
Deborah Luscomb, Halifax
Judith Hill, Dartmouth
Stephanie Dean-Moore, Fall River
A Group Project, Halifax

Light & Colour.
Norbert and Helga Sattler, West LaHave
Philip Doucette, Halifax
Wayne Kelly, Halifax
Randy Hester, Hubley
T.E. Smith-Lamothe, Halifax
Alan Syliboy, Millbrook
Linda Johns, James River
Bruce Pelligrin, Kingsport
Anna Nibby-Woods, Sackville
Cynthia Grove, Duncan's Cove
Regina Coupar, Chester Basin
Tom Forrestall, Dartmouth

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