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

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.