|Authors & Curators||
Mel Alexenberg, Otto Piene.
William Seaman, Ellen Sebring.
New York City, USA, 1988. 113 pp., illustrations: 110 b&w, 28 × 21.5 cm. English.
Yeshiva University Museum (31 January–31 December 1988)
Electronic and kinetic artworks inspired by the theme of light (recalling God’s creation of the first day), and evoking historic fires and symbols of Judaism. All exhibits were conceived by artists from MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies. Introduction by Sylvia Axelrod Herskowitz. Catalog essays include “On the Symbolism of Light” (Rudolph Arnheim), “Light Vision and Art in Judaism: A Dialogue” (Mel Alexenberg and Norman Lamm), and “Story of Light—Night and Day ad Infinitum?” (Otto Piene). Detailed information on each artist. 25 items.
JEWISH ART, CONTEMPORARY/MODERN