|Translated title||Viennese Synagogues: A Memory|
|Authors & Editors||
Bob Marten, Herbert Peter, Danielle Spera, Werner Hanak-Lettner.
Bob Marten, Herbert Peter.
Danielle Spera, Werner Hanak-Lettner.
Vienna, Austria, 2016. 157 pp., illustrations: 133 col., 94 b&w, 24 × 21 cm. German & English.
Jüdisches Museum Wien (19 May–17 November 2016)
Virtual reconstructions, models, plans and photographs presenting and commemorating the nearly one-hundred synagogues and prayer houses that existed in Vienna before the Holocaust, all but one of which was destroyed during Kristallnacht. Introductory text by Danielle Spera, followed by in-depth essays on the synagogues, their Torah ornaments (Gabriele Kohlbauer-Fritz), images on postcards, individual architects and locations, planning and demolition, architectural styles & decorative elements, building restrictions, destruction, “Aryanization”, commemoration, virtual reconstructions, etc. No itemized listing.
Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 9 col., 19 b&w illus., 21 × 10 cm.