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Introductory literature

  • Amishai-Maisels, Ziva: Depiction and interpretation. The influence of the Holocaust on the visual arts, Oxford [u.a.] 1993.
  • Baigell, Matthew and Young, James Edward (eds.): Memorials of the Holocaust. Motifs, Rituals and Sites of Remembrance, Munich 1994.
  • Barasch, Moshe: The Image of God. Studies on the Representation of the Invisible, Munich 1998.
  • Golinski, Hans-Günther (ed.): The Right of the Image. Jewish Perspectives in Modern Art, Heidelberg 2003.
  • Gutmann, Joseph: Jewish Ceremonial Art. Frankfurt am Main 1963.
  • Hachlili, Rachel: Ancient Jewish Art and Archeology in the Land of Israel. Leiden 1988.
  • Hammer-Schenk, Harold: Synagogues in Germany. Hamburg 1981.
  • Held, Jutta (ed.): Focus: Jewish Art in the 20th Century and the Concepts of Museums, Göttingen 2004.
  • Kampf, Avram: The Jewish Experience in the Art of the Twentieth Century. South Hadley/Mass. 1984.
  • Krinsky, Carol Herselle: Synagogues of Europe. Architecture, history, meaning, New York 1985.
  • Künzl, Hannelore: Jewish Art. From biblical times to the present. Munich 1992.
  • Roth, Cecil (ed.): The Art of the Jews. 2 vols. Frankfurt am Main 1963.
  • Sabine Offe (ed.): Exhibitions, Attitudes, Distortions.
  • Jewish Museums in Germany and Austria, Berlin/ Vienna 2000.
  • Schubert, Kurt and Ursula: Jüdische Buchkunst, 2 vols. Graz 1983 and 1993.
  • Schwartz, Hans-Peter (ed.): Die Architektur der Synagoge, Frankfurt am Main 1988/89.
  • Sed-Rajna, Gabrielle: The Hebrew Bible in Illuminated Manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Frankfurt a. M./Berlin 1987.
  • Sed-Rajna, Gabrielle: Die jüdische Kunst, Freiburg i. Br.1997
  • Young, James Edward: Nach-Bilder des Holocaust in zeitgenössischer Kunst und Architektur, Hamburg 2002.