- VOLUME 10
- MY LIBRARY
Visual arts have attracted increasing numbers of Jews who have been extraordinarily productive in a wide range of genres. Visual culture moved beyond the walls of museums and galleries in this period to pervade many aspects of society, from public and semi-public spaces to such private arenas as cell phones. Jews have initiated many aspects of this transformation of contemporary visual culture. They have helped to broaden the scope of what is considered visual as well as encouraging appreciation for its multiple facets. They have also expanded the field of visual culture through commissions and collaborations to include creative productions by non-Jewish artists and architects whose work has engaged such contemporary Jewish themes as the Holocaust, Jewish ritual objects, and issues of identity. These appear in new art forms derived from innovations in technologies and the fusion of artistic practices, including diverse types of collage, that have exerted influence on visual
Within this section, we present a chronological arrangement of works that include examples of painting, photography, prints, drawings and posters, mixed media, sculpture and installations, and architecture.