Posts Tagged ‘Installation

In addition to a priest, mannequins depicting a Jew, a Buddhist, a Hindu and a Muslim greet visitors. Gordon M. Grant for The New York Times The artist Nina Yankowitz is known for projecting words in glass houses, and oh how they can shatter the place. For “Criss-Crossing the Divine,” her current exhibition at Guild […]

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 […]

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 This weekend, a retrospective of the works of Gary Baseman titled The Door Is Always Open, opened, at the Skirball Cultural Center. ‘Door’ recreates the artists’ childhood home filled with famous Baseman characters and Jewish subjects peppered about. Gary Baseman’s characters seated at a Shabbat Table. Baseman has had a long […]

Premiering at the LABA Festival 2012 in New York By Elke Reva Sudin How difficult  is it to imagine a truly devastating catastrophe? Will calamity come from an instantaneous, even violent change in the landscape, or a slow transformation that could have been prevented? Will we suddenly realize the terrifying future  when the prevention is attainable or […]

The LABA Festival: Blueprint 5.17.2012 – 5.19.2012 Contemporary art with a Jewish spin, performances and installations inspired by ancient Jewish texts. Featuring the music of Alicia Jo Rabins, live action puppet cinema by Zvi Sahar, a poetry reading by Eugene Ostashevsky, theater by Michael Bradley Cohen and site-specific art installations by Anita Glesta, Ghiora Aharoni, […]

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By Elke Reva Sudin Distorting (a messiah project, 13C) by Justin Stewart is an installation depicting the concept of messiah as existed in the 13th century. Fleece is stretched to look like a hard form and is positioned through an intricate web of rope and plastic as a way of using architecture to represent an idea. The installation is curated by […]