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NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith (Menil Collection)

NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith (Menil Collection)

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by :  Ishmael Reed, Franklin Sirmans, et al. | Aug 26, 2008

NeoHooDoo, a phrase coined by the poet Ishmael Reed in 1970, celebrates the practice of rituals, folklore, and spirituality in the Americas beyond the scope of Christianity and organized religion. The endurance of these centuries-old traditions of magic and healing are the unique focus of this book. Exploring how spirituality influenced artists in the late 20th century and bringing together an intergenerational group of artists from North, Central, and South America, NeoHooDoo reveals the wider implications of ritualized practice in contemporary art.

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