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Obedience. An installation in 15 rooms by Saskia Boddeke & Peter Greenaway

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Editors

Peter Greenaway, Margret Kampmeyer, Cilly Kugelmann.

Imprint

Berlin, Germany, 2015. 2 vols: 64 pp. (text), 92 pp. (plates), illustrations: 99 col., 29 × 23 cm. German.

ISBN

9783735601315

Location

Jüdisches Museum Berlin (22 May–13 September 2015)

Description

A multi-media presentation by British film director Peter Greenaway and artist Saskia Boddeke, exploring the Sacrifice of Isaac, and staging it as a sensuous and emotional showpiece in fifteen parts, inspired by the legends of the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions, and linked with the experience of our time. Publication in two parts: 1. a volume of full-page color images, interspersing modern photographic portraits with diverse artworks showing the Sacrifice of Isaac/Ishmael, 2. text volume, with introduction by Margret Kampmeyer and Cilly Kugelmann, followed by 6 essays on this biblical theme, including “Between Sacrifice and Obedience, Illegality and Norm: The Binding of Isaac and Israeli Consciousness” (Omri Boehm). No itemized listing.

main keywords

BIBLICAL IMAGESBODDEKE, SASKIAGREENAWAY, PETERPHOTOGRAPHSPORTRAITSSACRIFICE OF ISAAC IN ART

minor keywords

Christian artChagall, MarcHebrew illuminated manuscripts, France, 12th–14th C

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, leaflet, 6 pp., 1 col. illus., 21 × 10.5 cm. German.

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