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Jewish Craftsmanship at the Service of the Church

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter illustrates Jewish artists and craftsmen working together for the Church and its institutions. This is unexpected, because even current historiography is still centered on instances of ... More


The Jewish Artist

Joseph P. Ansell

in Arthur Szyk: Artist, Jew, Pole

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774945
eISBN:
9781789623314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774945.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter considers who or what makes a Jewish artist. The issue is one that art historians and artists alike have debated for many years. Defining what is and is not Jewish art has continued to ... More


Arthur Szyk: Artist, Jew, Pole

Joseph P. Ansell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774945
eISBN:
9781789623314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774945.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Artist and illustrator Arthur Szyk was a Polish Jew whose work was overwhelmingly Jewish in theme and content. The mission he set himself was to use his artistic talents to serve humanity and the ... More


George Gershwin and African American Music

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter details Gershwin's early contacts with African American music and musicians. His Blue Monday Blues of 1922, a failed attempt at writing an operatic scene about Negro characters, is sung ... More


Malarstwo i rzeźba Żydów polskich w XIXi XXwieku

Jerzy Malinowski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0035
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Jerzy Malinowski's Malarstwo i rzeźba Żydów polskich w XIX i XX wieku (The Painting and Sculpture of Polish Jews in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries). Among the men ... More


From ‘Byzantine’ Miniatures to the Song of Songs

Joseph P. Ansell

in Arthur Szyk: Artist, Jew, Pole

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774945
eISBN:
9781789623314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774945.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter covers the period after Arthur Szyk's departure from Poland. He left the country for multiple reasons, both political and artistic, and came to settle in Paris by 1921. There was a ... More


Early Recordings of Jewish Music in Poland

Michael Aylward

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines a discography of commercial recordings of Jewish music made in Europe on cylinders and shellac records. The range of musical genres covered by the discography is wide, but may ... More


Reb Goethe and the Problematics of Russian-Jewish Authorship

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the place of Christian and post-Christian imaginative patterns in the cultural and artistic self-image of Russian-Jewish artists, and in their ideas of “the Jews” and ... More


The Orient in Jewish Artistic Creativity: The Case of Maurycy Gottlieb

Mirjam Rajner

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the “Oriental” theme and self-Orientalization among Jewish artists such as Samuel Hirszenberg and Leopold Pilichowski. In postcolonial discourse, the Western imagining of the ... More


Forms-of-Life: Marguerite Wildenhain’s Pond Farm

Jenni Sorkin

in Live Form: Women, Ceramics, and Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226303116
eISBN:
9780226303253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303253.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Marguerite Wildenhain (b. France, 1896-1985) was the first woman to be named a master potter at the Bauhaus in 1925. Owing to her Jewish heritage, she fled Europe in 1941. Her subsequent career in ... More


Carol Zemel, Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012. 198 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0035
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora (2012), by Carol Zemel. In Looking Jewish, Zemel explores normative historical accounts of “Jewish art.” She probes a ... More


Radicals, workers, and drinkers

Kathryn Milligan

in Painting Dublin, 1886-1949: Visualising a changing city

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526144102
eISBN:
9781526161017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144119.00012
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter offers an exploration of the work of Harry Aaron Kernoff (1900–74), a migrant artist working in Dublin from the early 1920s onwards. Although working in the same period as Yeats, ... More


Excerpts From Yidishe Neshomes

A. Litvin

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents some excerpts from A. Litvin's Yidishe neshomes (Jewish Souls). The first deals with the Jew and the ‘look-box’. There is a very large portion of the Jewish masses for whom the ... More


Somebody Else's Civilization: African American Writers, Bohemia, and the New Poetry

James Smethurst

in The African American Roots of Modernism: From Reconstruction to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834633
eISBN:
9781469603100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878088_smethurst.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that the rise of artistic modernism and the emergence of indigenous bohemias in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were closely linked, though not twinned ... More


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