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Jewish Art? Judaic Content? Representational? Abstract?

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Collection

Dean-Kluger.

Imprint

Washington, D.C., USA, 1996. Booklet, 29 pp. (pp. 1–29), illustrations: 7 col., 9 b&w, 17.7 × 25.3 cm. English.

ISBN

1881456307

Location

B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum (Fall 1996)

Description

The question of what constitutes “Jewish” art, posed before the works of 5 contemporary Jewish artists working with different media and subject matter: Archie Granot (papercuts), William Giacolone (Biblical paintings), Chick Schwartz (sculpture), David Einstein (colour veil paintings), and Morris Louis (colour paintings). Introductory essay on the complex process of defining Jewish art. Extensive text on each artist and his artistic genre. No itemized listing.

Description

The exhibition was shown concomitantly with the exhibition “Tzedakah. Featuring the Charity Boxes of the Dean-Kluger Judaica Collection” [#1433]. The two shows are included in a single catalog.

main keywords

EINSTEIN, DAVIDGIACOLONE, WILLIAMGRANOT, ARCHIEJEWISH ART, CONTEMPORARY/MODERNJEWISH ART, EXISTENCE/CHARACTERISTICS OFJEWISH ARTISTSLOUIS, MORRISSCHWARTZ, CHICK

minor keywords

Biblical imagesPainters, JewishPaintings, biblical imagesPapercutsSculptureShiviti plaques, paper

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