David Bomberg, 'Vision of Ezekiel' 1912

David Bomberg
Vision of Ezekiel 1912
Oil on canvas
support: 1143 x 1372 mm frame: 1203 x 1435 x 68 mm
Purchased with assistance from the Morton Bequest through the Contemporary Art Society 1970© Tate

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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.