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 […]
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, […]
The second Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art (September 24 – November 5) will showcase the work of nearly 200 Israeli and international professional artists in 10 exhibitions hosted in seven city-center venues. Following the success of the inaugural Jerusalem Biennale in 2013, Biennale2015 will continue to explore the places where contemporary art meets the […]
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 […]
It is always an interesting experiment to go to Art Basel in Miami with the intent of discovering contemporary Jewish art.
By Lauren Katz for NPR What do you get when you combine a computer science background with Judaica? A 3-D printed kippah. Craig Kaplan, an associate professor in the Computer Graphics Lab at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, rarely leaves the house without his Panama hat in warmer weather. He wanted to design […]
Lerner uses these common remnants of our civilization to create human size constructions using a Biblical narrative.
By: Menachem Wecker Originally published January 6th, 2014 for the Jewish Press Interfaith harmony, wherein religious lions sprawl peacefully alongside vulnerable lamblike colleagues, might be an appealing notion, but it doesn’t necessarily, or often, produce good fodder for an exhibit. It’s not difficult to curate an exhibit that celebrates different faiths and their collective tolerance, […]
By Talia Lavin NEW YORK (JTA) — Jazz music drifts from speakers down to the cherry wood tables of the West Cafe in Brooklyn as the Israeli artist Nurit Bar-Shai prepares to show examples of her latest work. With deft, freckled hands, she opens a manila envelope and slides three petri dishes across the table. […]
With honey on the mind as Rosh Hashanah quickly approaches, check out this innovative Hive Honey Set from Biodidactic Designs. The jars from this New York based designer come in both clear and frosted glass, and are shaped like a single honeycomb resting at a diagonal. The hive honey set is “informed by the complexities […]