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Jewish-American Artists and the Holocaust

Jewish-American Artists and the Holocaust( )
Author: Baigell, Matthew
ISBN:978-0-8135-2404-7
Publication Date:Jul 1997
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $57.20
Book Description:

Jewish themes in American art were not very visible until the last two decades, although many famous twentieth-century artists and critics were and are Jewish. Few artists responded openly to the Holocaust until the 1960s, when it finally began to act as a galvanizing force, allowing Jewish-American artists to express their Jewish identity in their work. Baigell describes how artists initially deflected their responses into abstract forms or by invoking biblical and traditional...
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Book Details
Pages:180
Detailed Subjects: Art / Subjects & Themes / General
Art / American / General
Art / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.032 cm
Book Weight:0.031 Kilograms



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