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Oil on canvas, 169x178 cm

The Golem Lives On

Thematic Exhibition on the GOLEM
in the Jewish Museum Berlin

September 23, 2016, to January 29, 2017

The Jewish Museum Berlin will be opening a major exhibition on theGOLEM on September 22. The myth of someone who can create artificial life is the focus of this extensive thematic exhibition. To this day, this well-known legendary Jewish figure continues to inspire generations of artists and writers. Whether as homunculi, cyborgs, robots, or androids: the golem is presented in the exhibition from its creation from a ritual in Jewish mysticism through to popular narrative material in film and literature and its continuation in artistic and digital worlds.