Art

The National Theatre's adaptation of "London Tide" based on Dickens' "Our Mutual Friend" with music by P.J. Harvey presents a knotty plot involving intertwined love stories and themes of inheritance.
Sam Halaby, a talented Druze artist from Israel, defied traditional expectations in his community to pursue his passion for art, supported by his mother who recognized his talent.
Benzi Brofman, an Israeli artist, has been painting portraits of Israelis who lost their lives to attacks by Hamas on Oct. 7, including soldiers, festival attendees, and residents of Gaza-area communities.
Artist Frank Stella, known for his Jewish-themed works despite being raised Catholic, has recently showcased his series inspired by the Passover song "Had Gadya" at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
Israeli photographer Osnat Ben Dov's still-life photo exhibit, "Shadow of a Passing Bird," featured images of everyday objects destroyed by Hamas in October.
"The Curse of Pietro Houdini" by Derek B. Miller is a riveting wartime art-heist tale set during World War II and the battle of Montecassino.
In Vienna, the Hotel Sans Souci offers a unique experience with its world-class collection of Roy Lichtenstein's art, setting it apart from other five-star hotels.
Little Big Mountain, a fourth-generation Native American from the Jororo tribe, shares his culture and history near Lake Tohopekaliga, outside of Orlando.
Tech entrepreneur Martin Moshal has commissioned an opulent haggadah for his Seder in Sydney, featuring intricate designs with various metals and precious metals, innovative techniques, and black and white illustrations reminiscent of early printing plates.
Artist Ruth Patir, representing Israel at the Venice Biennale, has closed down the Israeli pavilion until a ceasefire in Gaza and the release of hostages are secured.
"Dwell Time: A Memoir of Art, Exile, and Repair" by Rosa Lowinger delves into the author's personal history as a Cuban-born art conservator, intertwining themes of generational trauma, exile, and caring for aging parents.
In "Brighton Beach Bible," artist Joel Silverstein reimagines the Exodus story within the backdrop of Coney Island and Brighton Beach, drawing parallels between his personal history and Jewish heritage.
Debra Band's illustrated volume "Qohelet: Searching for a Life Worth Living" with commentary by Menachem Fisch delves into the existential ponderings of the biblical book of Kohelet, or Ecclesiastes, attributed to King Solomon.
A review of the Royal Opera House's new production of Carmen highlights the excellent singing by Aigul Akhmetshina as Carmen, with praise for her voice and stage presence.
Mara Bernstein, a vintage jewelry enthusiast, transitioned from publishing to launching Pennyweight Prizefighter, a vintage jewelry business specializing in unique pieces rich in history.
Israeli artist Zoya Cherkassky's exhibition, The 7 October 2023 Series at the Jewish Museum in New York, presents dark and intense drawings reflecting the trauma of war.
Alon Mesika's 23-year-old son, Adir, was tragically murdered at a festival where he died trying to protect his girlfriend.
Seven Jewish anti-Zionist artists have withdrawn their works from the California Jewish Open exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco in protest.
Beyoncé's new album "Cowboy Carter" features a track titled "Leviis Jeans," paying homage to the iconic American brand founded by Jewish immigrant Levi Strauss.
In a tribute to the Israeli hostages of October 7, a group of Philadelphia women artists, led by Sivia Katz Braunstein, have created over 200 colorful paintings displayed at the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History.
Curt Bloch, a German Jewish artist and poet, resisted the Nazis during World War II by creating a satirical magazine called The Underwater Cabaret while in hiding in the Netherlands.
David Adjmi discusses his play "Stereophonic," inspired by 1970s bands like Fleetwood Mac and Led Zeppelin, now moving to Broadway.
In 2024, the UK offers various exciting cultural and historical experiences to explore.
Carmen Winant, a Jewish artist and photographer, has created an installation at the Whitney Biennial titled "The Last Safe Abortion," consisting of 2,500 photographs chronicling 50 years of abortion care in the United States post-Roe v. Wade.
Johan Inger's reinterpretation of Carmen through dance at Sadlers Wells by the English National Ballet focuses more on Don Jose than Carmen, portraying his downfall under her spell.

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