Ars Judaica, Volume 12

The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art

Edited by: Bracha Yaniv, Sara Offenberg, Mirjam Rajner, Ilia Rodov

Ars Judaica is an annual publication of the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University. It showcases the Jewish contribution to the visual arts and architecture from antiquity to the present from a variety of perspectives, including history, iconography, semiotics, psychology, sociology, and folklore. As such it is a valuable resource for art historians, collectors, curators, and all those interested in the visual arts. This volume includes the following articles: Sacrifice in Balance: The Akedah-An Eschatological Perspective by Zsofia Buda; Visualization of Colours, 2: Implications of David ben Yehudah he-Hasid's Diagram for the History of Kabbalah by Moshe Idel; The Mantua Torah Ark and Lady Consilia Norsa: Jewish Female Patronage in Renaissance Italy by Andreina Contessa; Challenging the Non-Jewish Images of a Jewish Queen: Portrayals of Esther by Early-Twentieth Century Jewish Artists by Monika Czekanowska-Gutman; The Fleuron Crown from Neumarkt in Silesia (S? roda S?la?ska): Christian Material Culture in a Jewish Context by Ido Noy; Humour in Architecture: Jewish Wit on B?la Lajta's Buildings by Rudolf Klein; Chagall's Stained-Glass Syncretism by Larry Silver; Special Item: Zoya Cherkassky's Aachen Passover Haggadah: A Subversive; Illuminated Manuscript by Ronit Sorek. The volume also includes book and exhibition reviews by Basema Hamarneh, Sharman Kadish, Reuven Kiperwasser, Susan Nashman Fraiman, and Sharon Weiser-Ferguson. (Series: Ars Judaica) [Subject: Jewish Studies, Art History]

Publication Date: 3/31/2016
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781906764647