Freedom Illuminated: Understanding Szyk Haggadah
With Rabbi Irvin Ungar
Join foremost Arthur Szyk scholar, Rabbi Irvin Ungar, publisher of a new edition of The Szyk Haggadah, for an illuminating look at one of the most beautiful and moving of all illustrated Haggadot. First published during the rise of Hitler, its exquisite watercolor and gouache paintings draw parallels between the Exodus narrative and the alarming developments unfolding in Nazi Germany
Irvin Ungar is the foremost expert and leading dealer of the art of Arthur Szyk. He is the publisher of the luxury limited edition of The Szyk Haggadah, the author of Justice Illuminated: The Art of Arthur Szyk, and the co-producer of the documentary film, Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Ar. He is also the curator of The Arthur Szyk Society and its traveling exhibition.
Join Irvin Ungar for a tour of the Contemporary Jewish Museum's exhibit "The Art of the Haggadah: Arthur Szyk," on April 29.
Friday, Apr 18
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Member fee: $ 0.00
Non-member fee: $ 0.00