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JEWISH WOMEN AND THEIR SALONS: THE POWER OF CONVERSATION. Emily D. Bilski and Emily Braun. Jewish Museum, New York, 2005. Published in association with Yale University Press, New Haven. 280 pp. with 196 ills. (93 col.). 27 x 24 cm. LC 2004-23218 ISBN 0300103859 In English.
Exploring the historical role of salons headed by Jewish women as influential forums for the discussion of art, music, literature and politics, this catalogue presents an extensive eight-part text and three additional essays that examine the lives of 14 Jewish salonieres active from the late 18th century to the 1940s (among them Margherita Sarfatti, Gertrude Stein and Florine Stettheimer) and trace the history of their salons in such cities as Berlin, Vienna, Paris, London, Milan, New York and Los Angeles, the texts accompanied by documentary photographs as well as reproductions of numerous paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures and decorative objects by artists associated with or promoted by members of the featured salons.
Indexing: Western, Europe, International (Western Style) — 1800-1900, 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 77,02,03
Worldwide Number: 030006
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