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Jewish Magic in the Art of Mark Podwal

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Authors

Elisheva Carlebach, Cynthia Ozick, Richard McBee.

Curator

Arno Pařík.

Imprint

Prague, Czech Republic, 2012. 63 pp., illustrations: 99 col., 21 × 22.2 cm. English.

ISBN

9788087366141

Location

Jewish Museum in Prague (28 June–11 November 2012)

Description

Works on paper and textile by Mark Podwal, created over a period of four decades, and displayed on the occasion of the completion of his set of embroidered textiles commissioned for Prague’s Altneuschul. Material divided and analyzed according to the themes of Jewish Mysticism, Angels and Demons, Time and Holidays, and Prague as the Jerusalem of Europe. Final section on the synagogue textiles. Select listing of the artist’s exhibitions, publications, projects, etc. No itemized listing.

main keywords

ANGELS/DEMONSKABBALAHMAGICPAINTINGSPODWAL, MARKPRAGUESYNAGOGUE TEXTILES

minor keywords

Book illustrationCemeteries, Czech RepublicCemeteries, PragueDrawings/SketchesGolemPesach platesReader’s desk coversSynagogues, Czech RepublicSynagogues, PragueTorah Ark curtainsZodiac signs

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet with brief introductions to the exhibition’s main themes, 6 pp., 15 col. illus., 29.7 × 14 cm. Czech; Invitation to exhibition opening, single card, 1 col. illus., 14.7 × 10.5 cm.

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