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GALLERY TALK: Scholar Irvin Ungar on The Szyk Haggadah
Sponsor The Contemporary Jewish Museum
Type of Event Arts & Culture
Description Arthur Szyk fused his two passions—art and history—into a visual commentary on the dangerous parallel between the Exodus narrative of Egyptian oppression and the alarming developments unfolding in Nazi Germany. Scholar Irvin Unger lays the groundwork for appreciating and understanding Szyk's Haggadah masterwork in this gallery talk. Irvin Ungar is the foremost expert and leading dealer of the artwork of Arthur Szyk. He is the author of Justice Illuminated: The Art of Arthur Szyk, and the co-producer of the documentary film, Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art, and the publisher of the luxury limited edition of The Szyk Haggadah (2008). Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Arthur Szyk and the Art of the Haggadah. INFO:,, or call 415.655.7800. TICKETS: FREE with regular admission as follows: General Admission, $12; Students with a valid ID and Seniors, $10; Members and Youth 18 and under, free. Advance registration recommended.
Date/Dates May 11 2014
Times 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Street Address 736 Mission Street Google Map
Location San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Contact Name thecontemporaryjewishmuseum
Phone Number (415) 655-8800
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