Art

Peggy Guggenheim, renowned art collector, led a fascinating life from socialite to bohemian before solidifying her legacy in Venice.
Morrie Markoff, a Jewish supercentenarian born to Jewish parents in New York City in 1914, passed away at 110 in Los Angeles.
Lisa and Chris Van Allsburg have established Forgotten Judaica to revive ceremonial Jewish artifacts after being inspired by synagogue visits in Europe.
The text explores the theme of broken dolls as a metaphor for personal and societal struggles, focusing on the history of doll hospitals founded by Jewish immigrants in the US at the turn of the 20th century and in modern times.
Kesher Israel Congregation, a prominent Modern Orthodox synagogue in Washington, D.C., is embarking on a substantial renovation and expansion project for its building, which has not been updated since 1931.
The article discusses the challenge of illustrating the Book of Ruth, focusing not on the plot but on the theme of redemption.
The article discusses a celebration of the 120th anniversary of British choreographer Frederick Ashton, known for his significant contributions to the Royal Ballet and his distinctive English style of ballet.
The artistic director at the Arlekin Players Theatre company in Massachusetts is directing a modernized adaptation of the century-old Jewish play "The Dybbuk" at Vilna Shul in Boston.
"How to Eat an Orange" is a thought-provoking play by Catherine Filloux that delves into the life of artist-activist Claudia Bernardi and her response to atrocities.
"How to Eat an Orange" is a thought-provoking play by Catherine Filloux that delves into the story of Argentinean artist-activist Claudia Bernardi.
Mayer Kirshenblatt, an artist born in Opatw in 1916 and later settled in Toronto, vividly painted over 300 scenes of Jewish life in the shtetl, including everyday activities and taboo subjects, before the Holocaust.
Joe Schein, a 1937 Princeton University graduate and one of only 11 Jewish students in his class, passed away at 109.
The text discusses how the recent right-wing trend towards transgression in moral, political, and aesthetic spheres has resulted in unimpressive art and politics, notably exemplified by Trump's presidency and associated cultural movements.
The text discusses the life of Count Moise de Camondo, a wealthy Jewish collector and banker in 19th century Europe.
After facing backlash, the Vancouver comics festival apologized to Miriam Libicki, a Jewish artist it had previously banned due to her past Israeli military service, which had sparked pro-Palestinian activism and accusations of creating a volatile atmosphere.
The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival banned Israeli-American artist Miriam Libicki due to her past service in the Israel Defense Forces, reversing an earlier decision to allow her participation.
The YouTube video discusses the journey of sisters Danielle and Galeet Dardashti as they delve into their family's past to explore the legacy of their father and grandfather, two beloved singing sensations in 1950s and 1960s Iran who were not supported by their Jewish community and later left the country at the height of their success.
Crafters around the world, from New York to Tel Aviv to Paris, are coming together to knit yellow ribbons with varying designs to show solidarity with the 129 hostages held in Gaza by Hamas since Oct. 7.
American artist Judy Chicago is showcasing her largest solo exhibition in London, focusing on her Jewish heritage and feminist perspective that challenge the traditional narratives in art and history.
Northern Ballet is performing a fast-paced version of "Romeo and Juliet" at Sadlers Wells with choreography by Massimo Moricone.
This recipe provides instructions for making marinated labneh balls by rolling labneh into balls, placing them in a jar, covering them with oil, and storing them in the refrigerator for up to 4 months.
Staff members at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle staged a walkout in protest of an exhibit, "Confronting Hate Together," co-sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society and Black Heritage Society, which they argued presented Zionist perspectives on antisemitism.
A fragment of Jewish pottery found in Egypt sheds light on a woman's role in ancient Jewish history that has been overlooked.
"Now You See Us" is an exhibition at the Tate featuring works by women artists from 1520-1920 who defied societal norms by pursuing professional artistic careers despite facing discrimination.
The author bids farewell to their fashion column, noting the rapid turnover of trends accelerated by social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok.

Top authors in Art

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