|Editor & Curator||
Nitza Behroozi BarOz.
Jerusalem, Israel, 2015. 95 pp., illustrations: 88 col. 2 b&w, 27 × 21 cm. Hebrew and English.
Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem (September 2015–1 May 2016)
A survey of Moshe Zabari’s work, with particular emphasis on the influence of ancient and Biblical sources (both visual and textual) on his contemporary designs. Preface by Amanda Weiss. Introduction by Isi Leibler. “The Artist Speaks” by Moshe Zabari. Main essay by Nitza Behroozi BarOz highlights Zabari’s unique contribution to the design of contemporary Jewish art, and follows his creative modes throughout his career. Exhibition in five parts, each devoted to a specific source of inspiration: Family Heritage, From Bauhaus to Post-Modernism, Investigating the Past (juxtaposing Zabari’s pieces with his ancient and antique models), Scripture as Sculpture, and Customs and Aesthetics. No itemized listing. Descriptive captions. Circa 80 items.