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Israel. 70 Years of Craft & Design

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Curator

Smadar Samson

Imprint

San Diego, Calif., USA, 2018. 216 pp., illustrations: 140 col., 2 b&w, 22.3 × 23.5 cm. English.

ISBN

9780692096987

Location

Mingei International Museum (21 April–3 September 2018)

Description

A celebration of the art and innovation of Israel’s diverse people through a range of objects of daily use. Through more than 100 exhibits—including Yemenite jewelry, Bedouin textiles, contemporary garments, sustainable and industrial design, furniture and ceramics—the exhibition presented the special fusion of European and Arab influences embodied in Israel’s modern craft and design. Richly-illustrated catalog with full-page color image of each exhibit. Introductory essay by Smadar Samson. Preface by Jack Maizel. Detailed entries. 104 items.

Description

The exhibition was produced in collaboration with the House of Israel, an International Cottage in Balboa Park, San Diego, dedicated to presenting the diverse faces of Israel, her history, values, demographics, and contribution to the world.

main keywords

BEZALEL ART SCHOOLCEREMONIAL OBJECTSISRAELI ARTJEWELRY

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBridal boxes/chestsBridal/Wedding beltsCandlesticks/CandelabraCarpets/RugsCeramicsClocks/WatchesCostumeEtrog containersHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsHerzl, TheodoreHistorical photographsHoly Land souvenirsKiddush cupsMezuzah casesNeedlework/Embroidery folk panelsPlatesRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesSeals/Stamps, Jewish society/institutionSilversmithing, IsraelTobacco/Snuff boxesTorah cases

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