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Telling a Book by Its Cover: Bina Gewirtz, Book Jackets

24 April, 2007-June 30, 2007
Location: Ruth Youth Wing Library
Artist: Bina Gewirtz-Shteklis
Curator: Nurit Shiloh-Cohen
Media: Children's book covers
In fifty years of illustration, Bina Gewirtz-Shteklis has illustrated more than 300 books, including books for the very young, Hebrew textbooks, world literature translated into Hebrew, and locally written children's literature about historical events and biblical heroes. Shown in the exhibition is a selection of her original book jacket drawings, from as early as the 1930s, donated by the artist.