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‘Light Bulb Menorah’

Drawing by Mark Podwal

Mark Podwal. Credit: Wikipedia.
Mark Podwal
Mark Podwal is an artist in New York. He has illustrated many of the books of his friend Elie Wiesel, and his work can be found in major museums, Jewish and non-Jewish, worldwide.

A drawing by Mark Podwal, which was a part of his 2016 exhibition at the Cincinnati Skirball Museum, which drew from the B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum collection.

Light bulb menorah by Mark Podwal
“Light Bulb Menorah” by Mark Podwal. Credit: Mark Podwal.

“Inspired by this Chanukah menorah in the Skirball collection, the artist has inserted Babette Bloch’s modern Hanukkah lamp into a light bulb, reminding us that Chanukah is the festival of lights, evoking the tangible meaning of the word ‘lights’ as well as the metaphorical,” the museum stated.

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