Item: Cover of the Brochure "Culture as Commodity: Internet Auctions and Judaica Collecting"
|contributor.author||Salderelli Design for the Judaica Museum||-|
|description||eBay has democratized and diversified Judaica collecting by expanding the collecting community and broadening the parameters of what “counts” as Judaica, a development sure to have an indelible effect upon the individuals and institutions that collect and exhibit Judaica. The exhibition “Culture as Commodity: Internet Auctions and Judaica Collecting,” at the Judaica Museum of the Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale in 2001-2002, explored a host of questions arising from this phenomenon. Using the online collecting process exemplified by Culture as Commodity, students will create a virtual exhibition of Jewish objects in order to explore issues revolving around Judaica collecting, popular taste, the market value of objects, and online communities.||en|
|description.abstract||The brochure includes images of selected objects from the exhibition, accompanied by information about the objects (won at auction on eBay) and the objects' starting, closing, and total number of bids. Text by Emily Katz||-|
|title||Cover of the Brochure "Culture as Commodity: Internet Auctions and Judaica Collecting"||en|
|Appears in Collections:||eBay Judaica Project|
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