Migrations, room guide, Jewish Artists and Jewish Art

David Bomberg, ‘Vision of Ezekiel’ 1912
David Bomberg
Vision of Ezekiel 1912
© Tate

In the early 20th century different definitions of Jewish art were explored through two influential exhibitions. The first emphasised Jewish artists’ contributions to mainstream British art and the second showed a distinctive identity for Jewish art by aligning it with modernism and the avant-garde.