Reimagined : 45 Years of Jewish Art
Mark Podwal is today's premiere artist of the Jewish experience, with a prolific portfolio of work lauded by visionaries ranging from Elie Wiesel to Harold Bloom. His paintings and ink-on-paper drawings are not only beautiful but also offer profound and nuanced commentary on Jewish tradition, history, and politics. This unprecedented collection brings together the widest selection of Podwal's work ever published in a single volume in a stunning, lavishly produced, oversized hardcover. With more than 350 works, each beautifully reproduced, Reimagined is a must-have for every Jewish home.
- Hardback | 352 pages
- 240 x 309 x 38.1mm | 2,522g
- 28 Sep 2016
- GLITTERATI INC
- New York, United States
- 500 colour
lavishly illustrated evoke[s] the joys and sorrows of Jewish life over time.--Francine Klagsbrun "The Jewish Week, December 6, 2016 "
About Mark Podwal
Mark Podwal is a celebrated artist whose work is represented in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Israel Museum, among many others. He may have been best known initially for his drawings on the New York Times Op-Ed page. In addition, he is the author and illustrator of numerous books. Most of these works--Podwal's own as well as those he has illustrated for others--typically focus on Jewish legend, history, and tradition. In 1995, the French government named Podwal an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters. Elie Wiesel is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and the author of more than fifty books, both fiction and nonfiction, including his masterly memoir Night. Cynthia Ozick is the author of award-winning works of fiction and nonfiction. A New York Times book review described her as "the most accomplished and graceful literary stylist of our time." Elisheva Carlebach, is a professor of Jewish history, culture, and society at Columbia University who specializes in early modern European Jewish history.