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Beautiful Necessity: The Art and Meaning of Women's Altars
by Kay Turner
Ancient spiritual traditions - Goddess, Celtic, African, Hindu, Buddhist, Catholic, Greek Orthodox - are being revived and remade by women who create amazing altarpieces. Kay Turner has been exploring the subject of women's altars for over 20 years. She has found them in the studios of artists in Detroit, New York or San Francisco and kitchens and bedrooms in Mexican-Ameri ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by Thames & Hudson
(first published January 1st 1999)
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A beautiful blend of feminist art, spirituality and goddess history with photos of altars covering a wide swath of religious beliefs as well as more creative, spiritual approaches. This book is a gift in its research and passion and such a great reminder to return to spirit when things feel impossible.