Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Jewish Magic: Folklore and Fantasy
(122 words)

Curator

Marcia Reines Josephy.

Imprint

San Francisco, Calif., USA, 2008. Booklet, 10 pp., cover illustrations only, 28 × 21.7 cm. English.

Location

Eugene & Elinor Friend Center for the Arts, Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (September–31 December 2008)

Description

The history of Jewish magic and its resurgence in modern times. Introduction by Marcia Reines Josephy. Older material exhibited in six thematic display cases, each with detailed explanatory text: The Hebrew alphabet, Hamsa (the Hand), The Evil Eye, Amulets, Rites of Tradition and New Rituals (2 cases), and Zodiac and Calendar. Works by 13 contemporary Jewish artists supplement these historical items. Biographical sketches and statements for each artist. No itemized listing.

main keywords

AMULETS
CEREMONIAL OBJECTS, CONTEMPORARY/MODERN
HAMSAS
MAGIC
ZODIAC SIGNS

minor keywords

Jewish artists

Cite this page
“Jewish Magic: Folklore and Fantasy”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1956>
First published online: 2019



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