On view December 1, 2015 – April 1, 2016 Exhibit Curated for the PMJA by Wendi Furman Opening Reception: Thursday, December 3, 5:30-7pm. Artist Talk 6pm. About the Exhibition For the last thirty years I have been living and creating art in Israel. My work is influenced by the challenges of being at the same […]
British-born, Israeli-based photographer Toby Cohen is fundraising for his new project MosesTen, which seeks to recreate major moments from the life of the biblical leader Moses and the Jewish people’s desert journey. He recently told The Jerusalem Post, “There are large numbers of people in Israel who study the words of the Torah all day […]
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION | Rooted explores the dual role of art embedded in the environment and in Jewish identity. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Art Salon and Manny Cantor Center, Rooted highlights the complex and deeply rooted relationships featured artists have to the changing natural environment and to Jewish culture. This group exhibition invites art enthusiasts, […]
By Sarah Friedland, for Laba Journal During her recent residency at the MacDowell Colony, filmmaker Sarah Friedland engaged in a deep visual meditation of Ecclesiastes (Koheleth in Hebrew). Her tools were the text, a camera and a couple of packets of articulating paper that she found outside a dentist office back in New York City. […]
The JTS Arts Advisory Board Presents Traversing Tradition: Transformation in and of Contemporary Jewish Life Exhibition Curator: Rebecca Pristoop Participating Artists: Tamar Ettun | Jake Levin | Angela Strassheim | Silvio Wolf | Gil Yefman | Sarah Zell Young September 10, 2015, through May 19, 2016 3080 Broadway (at 122nd Street) New York City Traversing […]
Now open at the YU Museum, a new gallery show based around Shmita, the seven year cycle for allowing agriculture to lay fallow. “Fields of Dreams: Living Shmita in the Modern World” is open June 21, 2015 – January 3, 2016. This exhibition explores the dynamic process through which the Biblical concept of Shmita was […]
On January 8, the COJECO Blueprint Fellowship will host “Re:Turn”, a joint photography exhibition and literary salon, featuring the photographs of Anna Chana Demidova and the short fiction of Avital Chizhik. The evening is devoted to the narratives of Russian-speaking Orthodox Jews – originally from the Soviet Union who became observant. “This demographic turned out […]
It is always an interesting experiment to go to Art Basel in Miami with the intent of discovering contemporary Jewish art.
Today, AMALIA (Advancing Mother Artists Living in Asiyah/Action) announces their launch and inaugural campaign. By giving to the campaign you help Jewish mothers gain the time and support to create new and exciting art that reflects the freedom and unity of the Jewish people. AMALIA’s goal is to provide financial and moral support of Jewish […]
Exhibition and Book Presentation by Federica Valabrega at the Ermanno Tedeschi Galler in Rome.