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Golem! Danger, Deliverance and Art

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Editor

Elizabeth Coffin Allerhand.

Curator

Emily D. Bilski.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1988. 128 pp., illustrations: 20 col., 92 b&w, 26.7 × 21.5 cm. English.

ISBN

0873340493

Location

Jewish Museum New York (11 November 1988–2 April 1989)

Description

Visual material related to the Golem, illuminating how its legend has been used as a metaphor for good and evil, the Jewish historical experience, man’s relationship to God, and the artistic process of creation. Prologue by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Four essays, including “The Golem: An Historical Overview” (Emily D. Bilski and Moshe Idel), “The Golem in Jewish Magic and Mysticism” (Idel) and “The Art of the Golem” (Bilski). Exhibition checklist according to medium: Books and Manuscripts, Illustrated Books and Related Drawings and Prints, Film, Theater, Fine Arts, Music and Dance, Popular Culture. Basic entries. 167 items.

main keywords

GOLEMKABBALAHMAGIC

minor keywords

Drawings/SketchesFilm industryGraphic artsMusicPainters, JewishPostersPrinted booksPrints, Jewish figuresPaintingsSculptureTheater

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