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Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art: 1880-1940 (Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art)

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Description for Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art: 1880-1940 (Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art) Hardcover. Series: Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; 3JJC; 3JJF; 3JJG; ACV; ACXD; JFSR1; JPFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 499.
Of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Jewish artists, a large number turned toward radical socialist politics. These artists, even the most secularized among them, were deeply influenced by the Jewish traditions, teachings, and culture in which they were raised. The communal thrust of Judaism that calls upon Jews to bear the responsibility for the moral, spiritual, and material welfare of their community informed the creative output of these artists.

Baigell explores the meaningful yet little-examined connections between religious heritage, social concerns, and political radicalism in the Jewish American art world from the time of the Great Migration from ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Syracuse University Press
Condition
New
Series
Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art
Number of Pages
280
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780815633969
SKU
V9780815633969
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About Matthew Baigell
Matthew Baigell is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Art History at Rutgers University, USA. He is the author of numerous books, including American Artists, Jewish Images, and Jewish Art in America: An Introduction.

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