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‮נרות מצווה. רעיונות ודגמים של יוצרים בני זמננו‬‎ Nerot Mitzvah. Contemporary Ideas for Light in Jewish Ritual

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(140 words)

Curator

Amalya Zipkin.

Imprint

Jerusalem, Israel, 1985. 96 pp., illustrations: 32 col., 76 b&w, 22 × 23.5 cm. Hebrew and English.

ISBN

9652780448

Location

Israel Museum (22 September 1985–30 August 1986)

Description

A unique challenge presented by the Design Department to contemporary artists and designers world-wide: to design high quality objects using light that could be mass produced and sold to the public at reasonable prices. Introductory essays “Light in Jewish Tradition” (Adin Steinsaltz) and “Nerot Mitzvah—A Potential Electronic Midrash” (Moshe Dror). 102 entries.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS, CONTEMPORARY/MODERNLAMPSLIGHT IN JEWISH ART

minor keywords

Bedikat Chametz, candleholdersBezalel Art SchoolCandlesticks/CandelabraHanukkah lampsHavdalah candleholdersJewish artistsNer TamidYahrzeit/Memorial lamps

Other venue

Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (29 March–12 June 1988) (expanded version)

Catalog from other venue

#933

Catalog of Catalogs Online

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