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A Light Unto The Nation: Benno Elkan’s Knesset Menorah

18 Tevet 5769 – January 14, 2009
While the heart of Israel's democracy is to be found in the Knesset in Jerusalem, just across the road is a quiet but persuasive work of art that sums up the awesome narrative of Jewish history that finally brought us to the Land of Israel.

Sotheby’s Riches

3 Tevet 5768 – December 12, 2007
The varieties of Jewish art are always a delight to explore, but occasionally an exhibition comes along that provides surprises and insights that trouble even the most assured of viewers.

Gilded Lions And Jeweled Horses: Woodcarving From The Synagogue To The Carousel

18 Kislev 5768 – November 28, 2007
Much like the Jewish people themselves, the legacy of Jewish Art has miraculously survived seemingly endless assaults over the past two centuries.

Jewish Enough In LA?

4 Kislev 5768 – November 14, 2007
The L.A Story, a selection of works from 10 contemporary Los Angeles Jewish artists currently at the Hebrew Union College - Institute of Religion Museum, poses the question of what exactly constitutes Jewish Art and what is its condition today on the West Coast.

The Jewish Gallery

27 Sivan 5767 – June 13, 2007
Something is blooming in Brooklyn that promises a dramatic revitalization of Jewish visual culture.

Does Being Jewish, American And An Artist… A Jewish-American Artist Make?

24 Adar 5767 – March 14, 2007
Was Rembrandt a Jewish artist because he painted the Jewish wedding?

A Jewish Art Primer (Part VI) – Contemporary Jewish Art

2 Tammuz 5766 – June 28, 2006
We have documented 1,800 years of Jewish Art production in the preceding five sections of the "Jewish Art Primer".

A Jewish Art Primer (Part V) – After The Catastrophe

18 Sivan 5766 – June 14, 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.

A Jewish Art Primer (Part IV) – The New Age Of Individuals

4 Sivan 5766 – May 31, 2006
Contemporary Jewish life has been dominated by the crisis of the Modern, shaping more than anything else the profiles of Jewish Art.

A Jewish Art Primer (Part III) – Jewish Painting: The Past and Future Collide

19 Iyyar 5766 – May 17, 2006
As the Enlightenment marched across Europe in the form of the Napoleonic conquests, the effects on Jewish Art were unmistakable.

A Jewish Art Primer (Part II) Books To Papercuts

5 Iyyar 5766 – May 3, 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.

A Jewish Art Primer (Part I)

21 Nisan 5766 – April 19, 2006
Jewish Art: Any cultural production that utilizes Jewish subject matter and content drawn from;

A Literary Review: The History Of A Myth – The Artless Jew, By...

23 Adar 5766 – March 22, 2006
While some ideas are foolish but harmless, others are not only incorrect but also corrosively destructive.

Self Portrait Of The Artist As A Jew, With A Los Angeles Dodgers Cap....

26 Adar II 5765 – April 6, 2005
There is something very Jewish about R. B. Kitaj's work.

Rand’s Prayer – The Nineteen Diaspora Painting

24 Tevet 5765 – January 5, 2005
Why should we bother with art? A waste of time, bitul Torah, perhaps even a lure into apikoresviewing art, not to mention making it, could be viewed as a can of worms best left unopened.

Emmanuil And Janet Snitkovsky – Paintings

1 Elul 5764 – August 18, 2004
Two highly successful artists, the husband and wife team of Emmanuil and Janet Snitkovsky, are currently exhibiting a selection of eight large Judaic paintings at the Chassidic Art Institute in Crown Heights.

Sotheby’s Judaica

16 Nisan 5764 – April 7, 2004
Jewish Art has always been burdened by Jewish history.

The Paintings Of Lynn Russell – A Matter Of Subject

18 Tammuz 5762 – June 28, 2002
Some people may believe Jewish Art is a simple endeavor. All you need is a Jew who makes art and voila, Jewish Art! I say to these cultural determinists, not so fast. You think Jewishness flows in the blood like chicken soup.

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