Item: Fashions for the Millennium: Protective Amulet Costume
|description||"Most recently, [Berkwowitz has] begun creating "Protective Amulet Costumes", covering costumes of my own design with religious texts. These are meant to be seen as objects, in and of themselves. They will also, however, be used in performance pieces. The imagery in [his] work is drawn from many sources: world religions, popular culture, literature, psychology and myth, all of which serve to touch the collective soul. These images are wedded to the written invocations, which give them focus and context. In Judaism, words themselves are believed to have great power. After all, words were the tools used by God to create the universe. As we arrive at the millennium, the ideas and images contained in this body of work take on new meaning and urgency."||en|
|description.abstract||Photograph of "Fashions for the New Millenium: Protective Amulet Costume," 1999. Michael Berkowitz, born, 1952. Originally designed as a bridal gown for the artist’s wife, the costume features red text on white satin.||en|
|title||Fashions for the Millennium: Protective Amulet Costume||en|
|Appears in Collections:|| 1. Kabbalah and Contemporary Art|
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