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‮אלה אלוהיך ישראל. אור ושמש כאיקונוגרפיה של אלוהי ישראל באמנות יהודית וישראלית‬‎ These are Your God, O Israel. Light and the Sun as Iconographic Representation of God in Jewish and Israeli art.

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(183 words)

Author & Curator

David Sperber.

Editor

Tzachi Mezuman.

Imprint

Ramat Gan, Israel, 2006. Booklet, 39 pp., illustrations: 42 col., 10 b&w, 23.5 × 16.5 cm. Hebrew, with title and introduction also in English.

Location

Bar Ilan University, Lieber Center for Jewish Art Exhibitions (Autumn 2006)

Description

Works of contemporary Israeli artists dealing with the visual image of God, portrayed through the use of common motifs such as light, sun and the sense of vision. Introduction and in-depth essay, with references to images of light motifs in various historical works of Jewish art and Hebrew illuminated manuscripts. No itemized listing.

Description

This was one of five exhibitions that aimed to characterize and uncover themes central to contemporary Israeli art. The overriding framework of the series is the Havdalah ceremony. For the other four exhibitions, see #1883, #1911, #1912 and #1953.

main keywords

GOD, IMAGES OFISRAELI ARTLIGHT IN JEWISH ART

minor keywords

Aaron Wolf Herlingen of Gewitsch (scribe-artist)AmuletsChodorov Synagogue, wall paintingsDamascene workHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsJoseph ben David of Leipnik (scribe-artist)Shavuot papercutsStained glass

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