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Author Rajner, Mirjam, 1959- author
Title Fragile images : Jews and art in Yugoslavia, 1918-1945 / by Mirjam Rajner
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]
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 Modern History Library  709.4970904 R151    AVAILABLE    30550100693637
Descript xxvi, 446 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Series Balkan studies library, 1877-6272 ; volume 26
Balkan studies library ; volume 26
Note "In Fragile Images: Jews and Art in Yugoslavia, 1918-1945, Mirjam Rajner traces the lives and creativity of seven artists of Jewish origin. The artists - MoŇ°a Pijade, Daniel Kabiljo, Adolf Weiller, Bora Baruh, Daniel Ozmo, Ivan Rein and Johanna Lutzer - were characterized by multiple and changeable identities: nationalist and universalist, Zionist and Sephardic, communist and cosmopolitan. These fluctuating identities found expression in their art, as did their wartime fate as refugees, camp inmates, partisans and survivors. A wealth of newly-discovered images, diaries and letters highlight this little-known aspect of Jewish life and art in Yugoslavia, illuminating a turbulent era that included integration into a newly-founded country, the catastrophe of the Holocaust, and renewal in its aftermath"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-421) and index
In search of an identity : Sephardic, Zionist, Yugoslav -- From avant-garde to political activism -- "We artists have to paint" : art created during the war and the Holocaust -- Producing art for partisans : creativity between ideology and survival
Link Online version: Rajner, Mirjam, 1959- Fragile images Boston : Brill, 2019. 9789004408906 (DLC) 2019034655
Subject Jewish artists -- Yugoslavia -- Biography
Art, Yugoslav -- Themes, motives
Art and society -- Yugoslavia
Alt Title Jews and art in Yugoslavia, 1918-1945
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