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Posted on: August 30th, 2006
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, 2006
For American artists, the attacks on the Twin Towers are a particularly difficult subject matter.
Posted on: August 9th, 2006
"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, 2006
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, 2006
Much ink and money has been spilt over the topic of "hip Judaism".
Posted on: July 5th, 2006
Throughout her career, German Jewish artist Eva Hesse (1936-1970) was obsessed with the motif of the circle.
Posted on: June 28th, 2006
We have documented 1,800 years of Jewish Art production in the preceding five sections of the "Jewish Art Primer".
Posted on: June 21st, 2006
Children playing with dolls generally make good photo ops.
Posted on: June 14th, 2006
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, 2006
"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, 2006
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, 2006
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, 2006
As the Enlightenment marched across Europe in the form of the Napoleonic conquests, the effects on Jewish Art were unmistakable.
Posted on: May 3rd, 2006
Seldom has a people's cultural expression changed in so short a period of time as the revolution that overtook the Jews with the invention of moveable type and the printed book.
Posted on: April 19th, 2006
Jewish Art: Any cultural production that utilizes Jewish subject matter and content drawn from;
Behold! It came to pass, after those things occurred, that Abraham was tested.
Posted on: April 5th, 2006
Why was it necessary for us to be taken out of Egypt?
Posted on: March 29th, 2006
A poor child's feet parade crude sandals, straps affixed to soda bottles with the caps still intact.
Posted on: March 22nd, 2006
While some ideas are foolish but harmless, others are not only incorrect but also corrosively destructive.
Posted on: March 15th, 2006
Brad Sabin Hill was sitting in the Oriental Reading Room at the British Library.
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