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‮מזל וברכה. מיתוסים ואמונות טפלות באמנות ישראלית עכשווית‬‎ Mazal U’Bracha. Myth and Prejudice in Contemporary Israeli Art

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(135 words)

Curator

Carmit Blumensohn.

Collection

Gross Family Collection

Imprint

Tel Aviv, Israel, 2014. 45 pp.*, 21 pp., illustrations: 64 col., 6 b&w, 24.1 × 16.8 cm. Hebrew and English.

ISBN

9789654250269

Location

Beit Hatfutsot—The Museum of the Jewish People (14 July–15 December 2014)

Description

Paintings, sculptures and various installations by 13 contemporary Israeli artists, presented alongside a selection of amulets from the Gross Family Collection. Three categories frame the exhibition: Prayers and Folk Remedies: Signs of Luck and Blessing; Amulets and Superstition; and Myths and Symbols. Introduction to the exhibition and its contributors by Carmit Blumensohn. Essay on art and the occult in history, Jewish tradition, and general and Israeli art. Basic information for 21 works illustrated.

main keywords

AMULETSISRAELI ARTJEWISH SYMBOLS/THEMESPAINTINGSSCULPTURE

minor keywords

Portraits, rabbis

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