Inaugural Exhibition “The Giving of the Law and the Ten Commandments. Jewish Art of Late Antiquity, Works of Contemporary Artists, the Torah in Synagogue Art”
New York City, USA, 1947. Booklet, 32 pp., illustrations: 17 b&w, 17.5 × 22.5 cm. English.
Jewish Museum New York (22 May 1947–January 1948)
The first exhibition held by the Jewish Museum in its new quarters on 1109 Fifth Avenue, featuring historical and contemporary pieces related to the Torah and the decalogue in Synagogue Art. Includes the essays: “Our Opening Exhibit” (Stephen Kayser), “History of the Seminary Collection” (Guido Schoenberger), and “The Jew in Art” (Sam Lewisohn). No itemized listing.
DECALOGUE IN ART
Judaica exhibitions, pre-World War II (photographs of)
Jewish Art, contemporary/modern
Torah Ark curtains
Torah Ark valances
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“Inaugural Exhibition “The Giving of the Law and the Ten Commandments. Jewish Art of Late Antiquity, Works of Contemporary Artists, the Torah in Synagogue Art””, in:
Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica
Consulted online on 02 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0108>
First published online: 2019