Emily D. Bilski

Emily D. Bilski
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Nineteenth- and twentieth-century art and cultural history; contemporary art; art and Jewish culture

Emily D. Bilski has published on modernism and on the interface between art, cultural history and Jewish experience, and on contemporary art. She has served as curator and consultant to museums in the United States, Europe and Israel. A graduate of Harvard University, she is the winner of two National Jewish Book Awards, for Berlin Metropolis: Jews and the New Culture: 1898-1918 (University of California, 1999) and The Power of Conversation: Jewish Women and Their Salons (Yale, 2005). Her co-edited volume of Martin Buber’s writings on art for the complete edition of his works will appear in 2016. She is currently working on an exhibition and publication on the theme of the Golem.