Boris Aronson: Der Yidish Teater
Publisher: Galerie le Minotaure, Paris and Tel Aviv (2010). Hardback. The 160-page illustrated catalogue with text by Georgi Kovalenko and Hillel Kazovsky in French and English accompanies the Ben Uri exhibition: The Avant-garde Yiddish Theatre. Costume and Stage Designs 1917 Kiev - 1929 New York The exhibition was conceived by Galerie Minotaure, Paris and Tel Aviv and has been adapted by Ben Uri, The London Jewish Museum of Art. It is open from 19 April to 30 June 2013.
Accompanying the wonderful illustrations are fascinating articles which explore Boris Aronson's professional journey adapting the discoveries of Russian and European avant-garde set design to the Jewish stage in New York and to his pioneering contribution to American modernist set design. Included is discussion of his artistic background in the studio of Alexandra Exter in Kiev, his ideology of creating modern Jewish art. his influence by and writing about Marc Chagall and his experimental work in New York.