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

Eden Zion Utopia. Zur Geschichte der Zukunft im Judentum
(225 words)

Translated titleEden Zion Utopia. On the History of the Future of Judaism
Editor & Curator

Werner Hanak.

Collection

Gross Family Collection.

Imprint

Vienna, Austria, 1999. 200 pp., illustrations: 52 col., 19 b&w, 28 × 22 cm. German.

ISBN

385452434X

Location

Jüdisches Museum Wien (24 November 1999–20 February 2000)

Description

Jewish aspirations for the future, and how they have been envisioned throughout history. Essays on the Arab-Israeli conflict (David Grossman, written in 1993), contemporary American-Jewish artists and tradition (Marcia Reines Josephy), and Messianism (Kurt Schubert). Exhibits were presented in 6 categories, including the calendrical cycle, life and death, utopia and makom, prophets, and messiahs and messianism, each with numerous sub-topics. Detailed descriptive entries. 45 items.

main keywords

JEWISH ARTISTS
MESSIAH/MESSIANISM
ZIONISM

minor keywords

Amulets
Archaeological finds
Bags of earth from the Holy Land
Calendars
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th C
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th C
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Corfu
Hevra Kadisha illuminated manuscripts
Hevra Kadisha utensils
Historical photographs
Matzah covers/bags
Natan of Gaza
Ossuaries/Sarcophagi
Painters, Jewish
Pesach plates
Prints, biblical images
Prints, Jewish figures
Salom Italia
Sepphoris (Tzippori)
Shabbetai Tsvi
Shana Tova greeting cards
Synagogues, ancient, Eretz Israel
Torah Ark curtains
Torah binders
Video installations

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 5 col., 2 b&w illus., 21 × 9.8 cm; Invitation to exhibition opening, 2 col. illus., 21 × 9.8 cm; Promotional card for the exhibition “Das Mosaik der Synagoge von Sepphoris” [#1593], shown in the museum at the same time as the current exhibition, 2 pp., 1 col. illus., 21 × 9.8 cm. German and English

Cite this page
“Eden Zion Utopia. Zur Geschichte der Zukunft im Judentum”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1594>
First published online: 2019



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