50 Jewish Artists You Should Know
written by Edward Van Voolen
Prestel | ISBN 9783791345734
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The latest book in the successful 50 series, this introduction to the icons of Jewish art celebrates the religion and its culture while addressing fundamental issues about creative expression and the Judaic tradition. Readers will find much to learn and explore in this beautiful collection of images from the most prominent Jewish artists of the past two centuries. Presented in chronological order, each entry features magnificent reproductions of major and lesser-known works, as well as a brief biography of the artist, compelling stories about his or her work, and relevant historical details. The range of artists includes those from across Europe, North America, and Israel: icons of ineteenth-century art such as David Oppenheim, Solomon Hart, and Maricy Gottlieb; renowned modernists such as Pissarro, Modigliani, and Chagall; and photographers from Man Ray to Nan Goldin. This wonderfully illustrated book introduces readers to the world's most important Jewish artists.