Archie Rand’s New Book “The 613″ Features Paintings For Every Commandment

2 Nov
2015
Photo Credit: Christian Hansen for The New York Times

Photo Credit: Christian Hansen for The New York Times

Godfather of the contemporary visual Jewish art movement Archie Rand finished his 613 paintings, one for every commandment, in 2008. But on November 10th, a new book called “The 613″ is being published allowing viewers to experience them all in one space for the very first time.

You can read all about the project in features from The NY Times, Religious News Service, and elsewhere.

Additionally, Brooklyn institution BookCourt will host the artist in conversation with Rabbi Dan Ain. The very special event will feature Rand and Ain discussing art, religion and their convergence.

Event details:
BookCourt
163 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Friday, December 4th @7pm

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