A Jewish Art Salon Exhibit

11 Nov

A Jewish Art Salon Exhibit, Menachem Wecker. Originally posted on The Jewish Press, Nov 11, 2010.

Seduced by the Sacred: Forging a New Jewish Art
Oct. 3 – Nov. 22, 2010
Mandell JCC (West Hartford) and Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, Conn.
Curated by Richard McBee and Joel Silverstein

In many ways, it should be a no-brainer for readers of The Jewish Press to make the decision to visit the latest Jewish Art Salon exhibit, Seduced by the Sacred, or, if the trek to Hartford is prohibitive, to immerse themselves in the works online. After all, most readers of this publication are surely already seduced by the sacred – however problematic the definition of both terms may be – and, particularly if they are regular readers of this column, they will be intrigued by the question of new Jewish art.

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