ISBN-10:
0815630301
ISBN-13:
9780815630302
Pub. Date:
01/28/2004
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
The Art and Artists of the Fifth Zionist Congress, 1901: Heralds of a New Age

The Art and Artists of the Fifth Zionist Congress, 1901: Heralds of a New Age

by Gilya Gerda Schmidt

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The Art and Artists of the Fifth Zionist Congress, 1901: Heralds of a New Age

Schmidt (religious studies, U. of Tennessee) has chosen artists to feature about whom much was written during their lifetimes and before World War II. After reviewing the art exhibition at the congress, she covers Eduard Bendemann, Maurycy Gottlieb, Jozef Israëls, Hermann Struck, Lesser Ury, Ephriam Moshe Lilien, and other exhibited artists. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815630302
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Series: Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrationsix
Prefacexi
Introduction: The Significance of the Fifth Zionist Congress for Cultural Zionism1
1.The Art Exhibition at the Fifth Zionist Congress: Artistic Creativity and the Renewal of the Jewish Spirit14
2.Forerunners: Eduard Bendemann and Maurycy Gottlieb32
3.The Tiny Great Man: Jozef Israels, the Great "Rabbi" of Painting53
4.Hermann Struck: The Artist of the Point and the Artistic Soul of Israel85
5.Lessery Ury: On the Wings of Coloric Ecstasy and in the Depths of Human Misery120
6.Ephraim Moshe Lilien: Cultural Priest and Social Advocate151
7.The Other Artists in the Exhibition: Solomon Kischinewski, Oskar Marmorek, Alfred Nossig, Jehudo Epstein, and Alfred Lakos190
Epilogue239
Glossary245
References247
Index263

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