Art

Matthias Goerne and Evgeny Kissin performed a captivating program of Schumann and Brahms songs at Carnegie Hall, featuring texts by Heinrich Heine, aligning well with the Pesach holiday's themes.
Ralph Gibson, a renowned photographer, delves into the multifaceted culture of Israel through his exhibit "Sacred Land," showcasing a blend of black and white and color photos capturing the ancient and modern elements of the country.
Moran Stella Yanai recounts her harrowing experience of being violently kidnapped by Hamas after attending a festival in Beersheba.
In 1964, the U.S. sought to combat Communism by making a significant impact at the Venice Biennale, the prestigious art exhibition.
A mother reflects on her daily tasks and responsibilities, feeling inadequate compared to what she perceives as more significant contributions to the world.
A series of articles by Howard Reich published in the Chicago Tribune more than two decades ago about Nazi-looted art has inspired an opera titled "Before It All Goes Dark" by renowned composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer.
Morris Katz, known as the "Bob Ross of the Borscht Belt," was a unique and prolific artist who painted quickly using unconventional methods.
Audrey Flack, a 92-year-old artist, is receiving attention for her new exhibit and memoir called "With Darkness Comes Stars."
Jasmin Vardimon, an Israeli-born choreographer, is celebrating 25 successful years of her company in Ashford, Kent, focusing on creativity, artistic training, and community engagement.
Amid the ongoing war in Gaza, Israeli contestant Eden Golan is facing protests and backlash as she competes in the Eurovision Song Contest in Malm, Sweden.
The article contemplates what philosopher Walter Benjamin would think of a viral iPad ad that condenses various forms of art into a sleek tablet using an industrial hydraulic press.
Christopher Wheeldon's modern interpretation of Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" returns to the Royal Opera House a decade after its debut, offering a fresh take on this less familiar play through enchanting choreography.
The article provides a list of 14 last-minute gift ideas that Jewish moms would appreciate, just in time for Mother's Day but suitable for any occasion.
The aftermath of the events on October 7 in Israel led to a profound transformation seen in the physical landscape of the country and the widespread emergence of public art and memorials honoring the fallen.
During World War II, Jewish artists imprisoned in concentration camps and ghettos created art in secret, trading their work for food and hiding pieces in jars and walls.
Jzef Sandel and Hersh Fenster were Jewish art enthusiasts who published encyclopedias in the 1950s, documenting the lives and works of Eastern European Jewish artists who perished in the Holocaust, preserving their legacies.
Award-winning director and producer Daniel Sackheim reflects on the influence of The X-Files in popularizing conspiracy theories in America.
Miriam, a photographer facing terminal illness, reflects on the impermanence of life using the Japanese concept of Wabi-Sabi, finding beauty in imperfection and transience.
Irving Penn, a renowned American fashion photographer, captured the essence of the Summer of Love in San Francisco in 1967, photographing iconic figures like the Grateful Dead and Janis Joplin.
The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco faced controversy when some artists accepted into the California Jewish Open identified as anti-Zionist and advocated for Palestinian liberation.
The Birmingham Royal Ballet performed a production of The Sleeping Beauty at Sadlers Wells Theatre, differing from the Royal Opera House production notably in the portrayal of the Lilac Fairy as a mime rather than a dancing role.
In a departure from the usual serious topics dominating the news, this article highlights a conversation with humorist David Sedaris, known for popular books like "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim" and "Me Talk Pretty One Day."
The author, Michelle Wolodarsky, reflects on the rise of antisemitism in the art world, particularly in the UK.
Maurice Sendak's Jewish identity significantly influenced his work, particularly evident in his iconic book "Where the Wild Things Are."
The text discusses how adding killer accessories like scarves, belts, and statement necklaces can transform and update existing clothing, reducing the need for new purchases and contributing positively to sustainability.

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