Posts Tagged ‘Art as Midrash

Study Jewish sacred texts as a springboard to artistic creation. Join a community of artists who find inspiration in their heritage. Be a part of a non-denominational study/creative group, a new community, formed by you. Text study lead by Jane Shapiro. Artist direction lead by Judith Joseph. 6 Thursday mornings, 9:45- 11:45 a.m. June 26, […]

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 […]

By Ian Mohr | “NOAH” director Darren Aronofsky is launching an art exhibition in conjunction with his upcoming Biblical epic movie starring Russell Crowe, Page Six has learned. The director will curate “Fountains of the Deep: Visions of Noah and the Flood,” featuring never-before-seen works by more than 50 contemporary artists as well as […]

Has the secular Israeli public’s growing interest in Jewish sources trickled down into the art scene? A new exhibition in Tel Aviv tackles the question. By Eitan Buganim | Haaretz What effect has the resurgent spirit of Judaism and Jewish studies being offered by pluralistic organizations in Israel had on the art scene in this […]

Jo-El / Jore-El Superheros, Autobiography, & Religion The Art of Joel Silverstein Opening Sunday March 23, 2014 3:00-5:30pm Artist Talk at 4:30pm Hadas Gallery – Rohr Center Pratt Institute 541 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 Phone 718 866 6815 Open by Appointment Jo-El/ Jore-El: Superheroes, Autobiography & Religion The Art of Joel Silverstein March 23- […]

A selection of works by Joyce Ellen Weinstein from the series “IN THE BEGINNING.” YACHOVED, linoleum block print. 29 x 29 in. Moses’s mother is wistfully and sadly saying good-bye to her child as she watches him float away in his basket of reeds. Her back is highly rounded and bent, emphasizing the burden of […]

“The Four Sons of the Haggadah: a textual and visual exploration” CT Artists’ Beit Midrash An artists’ critique group and workshop where we will create visual commentaries inspired by the Haggadah. Each session will include a textual study of the Haggadah, followed by a critique of work created outside of class. This is for Jewish […]

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

Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Noah’ has long promised a big budget, blockbuster take on the biblical narrative. And the director has spoken of incorporating Midrash and Rabbinic commentaries into a truer representation of the material. He told The Playlist, immediately after production wrapped, “In the Bible the story is only a couple of pages, and the perception […]