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PAINTING A PLACE IN AMERICA: JEWISH ARTISTS IN NEW YORK, 1900-1945 -- A TRIBUTE TO THE EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE ART SCHOOL. Ed. by Norman L. Kleeblatt and Susan Chevlowe. Jewish Museum, New York, 1991. Published in association with Indiana University Press, Bloomington. 208 pp. with 125 ills. (16 col.). 29 x 22 cm. LC 91-582 ISBN 0253331218 In English.
Surveying the important contributions of immigrant and first-generation Jewish artists to the development of American art during the first half of the 20th century, this catalogue documents an exhibition of 145 works in diverse media by more than 50 New York artists, including such major figures as Ben Shahn, Louis Lozowick, Louise Nevelson, Raphael Soyer, Abraham Walkowitz, Max Weber, Mark Rothko and Philip Evergood. Four detailed essays chronicle the involvement of Jewish artists in pivotal American art movements during the period, discuss their varied responses to their cultural and religious heritage, and examine the artistically and socially supportive role of the formal and informal art organizations they established.
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945 — Painting
Plans: 01,05,07,17,22
Worldwide Number: 023077
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