A unique and prestigious residential project in now being built in Mekor Haim Street in Jerusalem.
Posted on: October 18th, 2006Sections → Arts
Ever since artists created berry juice paintings of buffalos on cave walls, seeking to offer the hunters mastery over their prey, artists have used limited, physical materials to create transcendent, idealized art.
Posted on: October 4th, 2006Sections → Arts
"Take a sock at Hitler! Sock your dough in bonds and stamps!" says one comic.
Posted on: September 27th, 2006Sections → Arts
Edmund Engelman's photograph, Entrance of Berggasse in Vienna's 9th District with Number 19 in the Middle, unfolds like a Twilight Zone episode.
Posted on: September 20th, 2006Sections → Arts
Cockroaches are not usually associated with Judaism. They might show up unwanted during Pesach cleaning.
Posted on: September 13th, 2006Sections → Arts
The current show at the Yeshiva University Museum is bizarrely titled.
Posted on: September 6th, 2006Sections → Arts
Book collectors are often pack-rats that are obsessed with the printed word in all of its manifestations.
Posted on: August 30th, 2006Sections → Arts
George Grosz's 1944 painting, "Cain, or Hitler in Hell" shows the Nazi leader with his iconic moustache and uniform sitting sadly, mopping his brow.
Posted on: August 23rd, 2006Sections → Arts
For American artists, the attacks on the Twin Towers are a particularly difficult subject matter.
Posted on: August 9th, 2006Sections → Arts
"When you go back and you think about what it is," Jake Ehrenreich told me over the phone, pausing to put down his cell phone whenever he saw a nearby police car, "it's all about tradition."
Posted on: July 19th, 2006Sections → Arts
With their own long history of suffering oppression and hate fresh in their minds, many American Jews played important roles in the civil rights movement.
Posted on: July 12th, 2006Sections → Arts
Much ink and money has been spilt over the topic of "hip Judaism".
Posted on: July 5th, 2006Sections → Arts
Throughout her career, German Jewish artist Eva Hesse (1936-1970) was obsessed with the motif of the circle.
Posted on: June 28th, 2006Sections → Arts
We have documented 1,800 years of Jewish Art production in the preceding five sections of the "Jewish Art Primer".
Posted on: June 21st, 2006Sections → Arts
Children playing with dolls generally make good photo ops.
Posted on: June 14th, 2006Sections → Arts
The Holocaust, dominating Jewish Art for much of the late 20th century, is arguably the first form of Jewish Art to penetrate the mainstream cultural dialogue.
Posted on: June 7th, 2006Sections → Arts
"When my husband sells a painting, he gets down on his knees and thanks G-d," Kristina told me of her husband, Jules Olitski, at an opening of his work in Washington, D.C.
Posted on: May 31st, 2006Sections → Arts
Contemporary Jewish life has been dominated by the crisis of the Modern, shaping more than anything else the profiles of Jewish Art.
Posted on: May 24th, 2006Sections → Arts
Barry Frydlender's nearly life-sized photograph Shirat Hayam depicts the August 2005 dismantling of the 16-family Gaza seaside settlement Shirat Hayam under Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's disengagement plan.
Posted on: May 17th, 2006Sections → Arts
As the Enlightenment marched across Europe in the form of the Napoleonic conquests, the effects on Jewish Art were unmistakable.
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