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Author Manor, Dalia.

Title Art in Zion : the genesis of modern national art in Jewish Palestine / Dalia Manor
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations
Series RoutledgeCurzon Jewish studies series
RoutledgeCurzon Jewish studies series.
Contents Book cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Ideological background; 2. Boris Schatz, founder of Bezalel; 3. The Bezalel Institute; 4. The iconography of Bezalel art; 5. A'Hebrew style'; 6. Beginnings in Romania; 7. Rubin in Palestine; 8. A view from afar; 9. Orientalism, Primitivism and folklore; 10. Art and ideas; Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book deals with the link between art and national ideology and specifically between the artistic activity that emerged in Jewish Palestine in the first decades of the twentieth century and the Zionist movement
Notes In association with The European Jewish Publication Society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Rubin, Reuven, 1893-1974 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Betsalʼel (Academy)
Jewish art -- Palestine -- 20th century.
Zionism in art.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004050988
ISBN 020361142X (electronic bk.)
9780203611425 (electronic bk.)