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Inaugural Exhibition “The Giving of the Law and the Ten Commandments. Jewish Art of Late Antiquity, Works of Contemporary Artists, the Torah in Synagogue Art”

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(141 words)

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1947. Booklet, 32 pp., illustrations: 17 b&w, 17.5 × 22.5 cm. English.

Location

Jewish Museum New York (22 May 1947–January 1948)

Description

The first exhibition held by the Jewish Museum in its new quarters on 1109 Fifth Avenue, featuring historical and contemporary pieces related to the Torah and the decalogue in Synagogue Art. Includes the essays: “Our Opening Exhibit” (Stephen Kayser), “History of the Seminary Collection” (Guido Schoenberger), and “The Jew in Art” (Sam Lewisohn). No itemized listing.

main keywords

DECALOGUE IN ARTSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

CoinsDura EuroposHammam LifHanukkah lampsJewish artistsJudaica exhibitions, pre-World War II (photographs of)Keter TorahJewish Art, contemporary/modernNer TamidPaintingsRimmonimSamaritansSculptureTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTorah ArksTorah casesTorah mantlesYad

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