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The Surrealist interest in chance, subconscious creativity, and metamorphosis of forms can be seen in Masson's Battle of Fishes
With two figures representing the Church and the Synagogue, this work demonstrates how Carolingians were negotiating the relationship between Christianity and Judaism
Rothfuss, an important voice in Latin American modernism, rejects recognizable forms by breaking the frame
This illuminated manuscript of the Ardashirnama reveals how 17th-century Iranian Jews visually and poetically emphasized their identities as both Iranian and Jewish.
This unfinished Hebrew manuscript meant for a Passover ritual helps us understand how medieval manuscripts were made
This ornamented silver cup tells a story about a prominent Jewish man close to rulers and European courts at a time when Jewish life was restricted
Contrary to the white marble of the ancient Mediterranean we see today, the ancient Greeks and Romans painted their statues in vibrant colors
What is worth dying for? David draws comparisons between ancient Roman philosopher Socrates and the French Revolution
These decorated aprons were gifts from the groom’s family to his wife, and signified her new role in society.
Han’s Night-Shining White exemplifies the expressive power of the line, the backbone of Chinese painting.
This Muslim prayer carpet shares striking visual similarities to a Jewish carpet meant to cover the Torah ark
It is thought that these tunics were made for soldiers and the checkered pattern camouflaged them into an indistinguishable mass