Posts Tagged ‘Architecture

As contemporary artists we constantly strike a balance between what is new and what our influences are. What is it then to approach a lost piece of art, which may have been essential to the heritage you hold dear, and make something new from it? In 2011, three organizations—the Museum of the History of Polish […]

June 30th-July 3rd, 2014 Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT Curated by Jewish Art Now Celebrate and participate in the vibrant infusion of creativity and artistic engagement in a diverse, eco-conscious Jewish community. ArtFest offers a wildly diverse array of opportunities to learn about, create, and engage with the emerging universe of Jewish […]

Tuesday October 8, 2013 7:30pm Creative Soul Gallery 425 Kingston Ave Brooklyn NY, 11213 Join us on Tuesday evening, October 8, at 7:30 pm for a screening of the Sukkah City Documentary Film, followed by Q & A with director Jason Hutt. SUKKAH CITY chronicles the architecture competition created by bestselling author Joshua Foer (Moonwalking […]

CCAR Journal: The Reform Jewish Quarterly TOPIC: The Intersection of The Arts and Judaism SLATED FOR PUBLICATION: Winter 2013 GUEST EDITORS: Rabbi Eve Ben-Ora and Vickie Reikes-Fox There are those who claim that the Jewish world has entered another Golden Age. Unprecedented opportunities for creative expression have led to a blossoming of the arts in […]

Check out this new innovative sukkah by Babak Bryan and Henry Grosman, aka BanG Studios, based in New York City. They are part of a new generation of architects rethinking the traditional sukkah for the 21st century.  Last year BanG won the people’s choice award for the Sukkah City competition with their entry Fractured Bubble. Rendering […]

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How can a sukkah (the temporary shelter built for the festival of Sukkot) express both Jewish tradition and contemporary concerns about living lightly on the earth? Join Chicago artist Amy Reichert as she shares creative approaches to sukkah building, weaving together her understanding of Torah, tradition, and Talmud. Her elegant sukkah with a cloud-shaped roof was inspired […]

Storefront for Art and Architecture will present Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings a New York Archive, a project by Matilde Cassani opening on September 13th. The project unveils the hidden spaces within New York dedicated to the different beliefs of its citizens. As part of an upcoming exhibition, we are developing a New York Archive […]

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International Museum Designer Patrick Gallagher Chosen to Design the New Museum of the Jewish People By Beit Hatfutsot Patrick Gallagher, President and Founder of Gallagher & Associates, a leading, international professional design firm, has been chosen by Beit Hatfutsot’s Board of Directors and International Steering Committee to lead the planning and the renovation of Beit […]

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