Archive for the ‘Exhibition Reviews’ Category

It is always an interesting experiment to go to Art Basel in Miami with the intent of discovering contemporary Jewish art.

PLEASE NOTE VENUE AND TIME CHANGE ‘Noah’ Film + Discussion w/ MoHo Park Slope + Jewish Art Now Tuesday, April 8 at 6:40pm Regal Cinemas 106 Court St. Brooklyn, NY MoHo Park Slope & Jewish Art Now join forces to bring you the biblical movie event of 2014: Get in on what all the hippest […]

LABA Live! Recap

25, Mar 2014

Last week, LABA: House of Study, had their second LABAlive event of performances and presentations of a select group of their program attendees. ART: “The Four Mothers Who Entered Pardes,” by Siona Benjamin Dancing by Bhavani Lee and music by Galeet Dardashit. Also on display was THE FOUR MOTHERS WHO ENTERED THE PARDES by Siona […]

Now on view at the Museum in Ein Harod Yonah Lavery-Yisraeli and Dvora Liss

Explore The Sacred

14, Jan 2014

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, […]

“My Soul Thirsts” Heichal Shlomo Museum, Jerusalem Bienniale 2013 Review and reflection by Yehudis Barmatz As a religious Jewish mother and young woman I struggle with my artistic identity. I search for inspiration and company amongst other modern artists whose art practice and Jewish association exists in one breath. From the start, I have associated […]

by Jonathan Maseng for The Jewish art scene in Los Angeles is a small but vibrant community that spans generations, styles, and the full length and breadth of the city itself. Now, for the first time, three of L.A.’s preeminent Jewish institutions — Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), University of Southern California […]

by Leah Caroline Libi bamizrach vaanochi bsof maarav. “My heart is in the East, and I am at the ends of the West.” Yehuda Halevi (c. 1141) We are a people of memories; standing in one place and time, remembering another. We walk, we move- without and within ourselves. Jew York, showing at Untitled and […]

by Elke Reva Sudin There are two ways people typically explore Hasidic subjects through art. It is either a sensitive portrayal of a tradition they are a part of, or an outsider’s perspective on a strange and unique culture. Brooklyn based artist Michael Levin has done both, and quite successfully at that. In his new […]

In September 1825, Major Mordecai Noah founded Ararat, “a city of refuge for the Jews” on Grand Island, New York. This turned out to be the first of many unrealized projects in modern history that sought to carve out a nation for the Jewish people. Mapping Ararat offers the user/participant the tools to imagine an […]