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

Jewish Magic in the Art of Mark Podwal
(165 words)

Authors

Elisheva Carlebach, Cynthia Ozick, Richard McBee.

Curator

Arno Pařík.

Imprint

Prague, Czech Republic, 2012. 63 pp., illustrations: 99 col., 21 × 22.2 cm. English.

ISBN

9788087366141

Location

Jewish Museum in Prague (28 June–11 November 2012)

Description

Works on paper and textile by Mark Podwal, created over a period of four decades, and displayed on the occasion of the completion of his set of embroidered textiles commissioned for Prague’s Altneuschul. Material divided and analyzed according to the themes of Jewish Mysticism, Angels and Demons, Time and Holidays, and Prague as the Jerusalem of Europe. Final section on the synagogue textiles. Select listing of the artist’s exhibitions, publications, projects, etc. No itemized listing.

main keywords

ANGELS/DEMONS
KABBALAH
MAGIC
PAINTINGS
PODWAL, MARK
PRAGUE
SYNAGOGUE TEXTILES

minor keywords

Book illustration
Cemeteries, Czech Republic
Cemeteries, Prague
Drawings/Sketches
Golem
Pesach plates
Reader’s desk covers
Synagogues, Czech Republic
Synagogues, Prague
Torah Ark curtains
Zodiac signs

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet with brief introductions to the exhibition’s main themes, 6 pp., 15 col. illus., 29.7 × 14 cm. Czech; Invitation to exhibition opening, single card, 1 col. illus., 14.7 × 10.5 cm.

Cite this page
“Jewish Magic in the Art of Mark Podwal”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC2089>
First published online: 2019



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