Posts Tagged ‘ art ’

Famous Classic Art Works Get Hilarious Jewish Updates

August 11, 2016
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In Greek and Roman times, there was trompe l’oeil, where artists tried to “trick the eye” into seeing three dimensions where there were just two. Double exposure built the optical illusion of two different images being overlaid into the same moment. Then chroma key blasted open the world of blue…

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Animated Art to Complete the Countdown to Shavuot

June 9, 2016
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Friday night, June 10th marks the final day of the Omer, the 50 days Jews…

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A Tel Aviv Artist Explores Her Tehran Roots

May 13, 2016
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Tel Aviv-based visual artist Elham Rokni was born in Tehran and has lived in Israel…

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Eva Hesse, The Extraordinary Sculptor Who Escaped the Nazis then Died at 34

January 11, 2016
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Eva Hesse, The Extraordinary Sculptor Who Died at 34

Minimalist art is characterized by a kind of…

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A Sculptural Tribute to Israel’s Tragic Summer

September 29, 2015
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With his arresting sculptural installation “Pillar of Ash,”…

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“You Killed My Jew, Now I’ve Killed Yours”: The Murder of Bruno Schulz

August 24, 2015
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"You Killed My Jew, Now I've Killed Yours": The Murder of Bruno Schulz

Bruno Schulz wasn’t just one of the 20th…

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Abstract Painter Mark Rothko’s Jewish Roots

April 15, 2015
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Before Mark Rothko’s famous rectangles of color were…

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A New Film That Uncovers Hidden Drawings from Concentration Camps

February 12, 2015
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One of the most common drawings from a…

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The Most Innovative Judaica We’ve Ever Seen

July 1, 2014
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The Most Innovative Judaica We've Ever Seen

A tie made out of an old tallit.…

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Meet Tom Freud, Sigmund’s Famous Niece

June 18, 2014
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Meet Tom Freud, Sigmund’s Famous Niece

You’ve probably heard of Lucian Freud, Sigmund Freud’s grandson,…

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The Mousy Museum Lady Who Documented Nazi Crimes

November 8, 2013
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Earlier this week, Bavarian authorities confirmed that in 2012 a German…

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The Jerusalem Robbers’ Gallery

January 2, 2013
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Like many formerly gritty downtown districts around the…

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