Lumina Exhibit by Tobi Kahn

Abstractions in Response to Ancient Jewish Manuscripts

Lumina is the title for the new paintings exhibition featuring New York artist Tobi Kahn at The Museum of Biblical Art in Dallas, TX. 

Kahn is a painter and sculptor whose work has been shown in over 40 solo exhibitions and over 60 museum and groups shows.  He was selected as one of nine artists to be included in the 1985 Guggenheim Museum exhibition, New Horizons in American Art. In cooperation with Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, Dr. Tobi Kahn created original paintings based upon illuminated manuscripts chosen by the archivist at the seminary. 

The original Jewish manuscripts were catalysts for the creation of these extraordinary paintings. The exhibit opens June 18 popular time for tourists. Tobi Kahn states:  “I am excited to open this show and I have been wanting to exhibit in this museum. This work is for people from all faiths to talk about the spiritual.”

An audio tour has been created where the artist explains his art work and process. 

“Artist Tobi Kahn has created a series of abstract paintings in response to some of the greatest ancient Jewish illuminated manuscripts. Illumination means source of light. These paintings express spiritual and intellectual enlightenment.” states Museum Curator Scott Peck. 

“Kahn’s work is like God’s light of revelation.” Each painting is a dialogue and a kind of conversation with treasured illuminated texts and sacred Jewish writings. The MBA-The Museum of Biblical Art in Dallas, TX is proud to announce a new 

Art Talk: Tuesday August 27, 2 PM

June 18th – September 3

The MBA - Museum of Biblical Art
7500 Park Lane   Dallas, TX    Across from the North Park Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus   214-368-4622

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 to 5:00 Sunday 1:00 to 5:00

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