Master Course List

History of Jewish Art

JewishArtF1601:563:226
(cross-listed with 01:082:255)

An overview of Jewish engagements with visual art from ancient times to the present in communities around the world, including synagogue architecture, ritual objects, fine art, photography, and public monuments. Topics addressed include the role of art in addressing communal ritual, personal spirituality, modernity, immigrant life, revolution, anti-Semitism, Holocaust remembrance.  

No prerequisites.