Martin Roman Deppner.
Osnabrück, Germany, 2008. 247 pp., illustrations: 132 col., 52 b&w, 30.5 × 24.3 cm. German and English.
Felix-Nussbaum-Haus (7 December 2008–19 April 2009)
Jewish artists as protagonists in the development of modern art, and the “hidden traces” of Jewishness that exist in their works. Attention also paid to the roots of Jewish creativity in the distant past, and the development of Jewish art through the modern period. Four catalog essays: “Jewish Paths through Modernity” (Martin Roman Deppner), “Diasporism and Zionism—Conceptions of Jewish Centers and Peripheries from Antiquity to the 21st C” (Mark H. Gelber), “Rooms Against Forgetting—Architecture as a Medium of Remembrance” (Kirsten Wagner), and “Hidden Traces—Jewish Artists’ Universal and Particular Identities” (Milly Heyd). Artists’ biographies. No itemized listing.
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th C
Exhibition flyer, 21 × 9.8 cm. English.