Current Location:
Section 52 (VS) -> Bottom Shelf (VS52)
Location Notes:
IDC; Vertical Storage; Section 52; Bottom Shelf

Golem

Artwork
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
circa 1965
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 43.25 in Width: 35.5 in
Description:
Organic abstract; orange shape in upper right, blue shape along left, yellow/blue/white shape emerging from lower right; black negative space.
Historical Context:
Lixenberg drew upon the stories of his childhood in imagining the menacing Golem of Prague. The mythical monster of clay was purportedly made by the Jews of that city for protection, only to find that it turned against them.