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Jewish Women and Their Salons. The Power of Conversation

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Authors & Curators

Emily D. Bilski, Emily Braun.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2005. 266 pp., illustrations: 92 col., 100 b&w, 26.5 × 23.5 cm. English.

ISBN

0300103859

Location

Jewish Museum New York (4 March–10 July 2005)

Description

The history and phenomenon of the Jewish woman’s salon. Title essay, with extensive discussions of various types of salons and salonières (musical, literary, political, etc.), by Emily D. Bilski and Emily Braun. Three additional essays on Jewish women in Berlin circa 1800 (Barbara Hahn), “Music, Femininity, and Jewish Identity: The Tradition and Legacy of the Salon” (Leon Botstein), and “The Salon and Literary Modernism: Proust, Wilde, Stein” (Lucia Re). Biographies of 12 Jewish salonières (Shira Brisman). No itemized listing.

main keywords

BERLINPATRONAGEPHOTOGRAPHSPAINTINGSPORTRAITSPRINTSSALONSWOMEN

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsGermanyHistorical photographsHomes/Residences, JewishMedalsMusicPrints, Jewish homes/residences

Other venue

Boston College, McMullen Museum of Art, Mass., USA (22 August–4 December 2005)

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