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Jerusalem, Israel, 1987. 262 pp., illustrations: 9 col., 616 b&w, 27 × 21.2 cm. English.
Israel Museum (June 1987–February 1988)
An in-depth look at the works of Russian Jewish artist who, at the time of the Bolshevik Revolution, brought about a revitilization of Jewish art by fusing Russian avant-garde styles with traditional subject matter. Well-illustrated catalog with foreword by Meira Perry-Lehmann, introduction by Ruth Apter-Gabriel, and seven essays, including: “The Jewish National Art Renaissance in Russia” (Seth L. Wolitz), “Yiddish Book Illustration in Russia: 1916–1923” (Chimen Abramsky), “Chagall and the Jewish Revival: Center or Periphery?” (Ziva Amishai-Maisels), “El Lissitzky’s Jewish Works” (Ruth Apter-Gabriel), “Art and Stage Design: The Jewish Theatres of Moscow in the Early Twenties” (Avram Kampf), etc. Historical writings on art by Issachar Rybak, Boris Aronson, Joseph Tchaikov, and El Lissitzky. Basic entries. 174 items.
Invitation to Gala Members’ Reception at the Judah L. Magnes Museum, postcard, 1 col. illus., 14 × 23 cm.
Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, Calif., USA (9 October 1988–12 February 1989).