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Contemporary Paper Cuts by Tsirl Waletzky

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Author

Dov Noy.

Curator

Judith C. May.

Imprint

Riverdale, N.Y., USA, 1988. Booklet, 12 pp, cover illustration only, 21.7 × 17.8 cm. English.

Location

Judaica Museum, Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale (10 January–26 June 1988)

Description

Works on paper and in glass by American paper-cut artist Tsirl Waletzky. Introductory text on the artist by Judith C. May. Introduction to the history of the Jewish papercut, and Waletzky’s continuation of and contribution to this genre, with particular emphasis on her judaizing of modern universal symbols (Dov Noy). The papercuts were supplemented by ritual objects and synagogue art designed by Waletzky and executed in stained glass by David Nulman. 34 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSNULMAN, DAVIDPAPERCUTSSTAINED GLASSWALETZKY, TSIRL

minor keywords

BesamimEtrog containersHamsasHanukkah lampsKetubbotMizrachShavuot papercuts

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