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By Matthew Baigell

During this first book-length learn of Jewish artwork in the US, Matthew Baigell explores works from the early settlers of the USA to the current. It concentrates on exploring and interpreting Jewish material hired through artists as they illustrated features in their non secular and ethnic history and as they answered to significant occasions over the many years, together with the good Migration, the nice melancholy, the Holocaust, and the founding of the kingdom of Israel, in addition to the dispersal of Jewish artists round the kingdom and the increase of feminism and spiritualism within the late-twentieth century. topics comprise style scenes of 'the Jewish street,' spiritual and religious topics derived from the Bible and the Kabbalah, and pictures that list the artists' participation in and witnessing of significant occasions of their lifetimes. the writer additionally considers the customarily requested questions: Is there a Jewish artwork? and, Is there a unmarried Jewish adventure?

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