Posts Tagged ‘ art ’

A New Film That Uncovers Hidden Drawings from Concentration Camps

February 12, 2015
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painter1

One of the most common drawings from a child (after stick figures) is a house with a chimney puffing curlicues of smoke. Because I Was A Painter features a lot of chimneys, but the smoke is heavy, and often drawn with dark scribbles or even faces melting into a mournful…

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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. An oil chanukiyah made out of repurposed…

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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, and a master of 20th-century painting, but…

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The Mousy Museum Lady Who Documented Nazi Crimes

November 8, 2013
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Rape-of-Europa

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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Degenerate Art

November 1, 2012
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degenrate-art

Under the Third Reich, as the situation for Jews…

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The Excommunicated City

May 31, 2012
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the excommunicated city

The city of York, England, is a vacation…

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Birdies, Orphans and Fools

May 2, 2012
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Today, Ephraim Sidon is the chief rabbi of Prague, Czech Republic.…

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Shadowboxing Hitler

April 30, 2012
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shadowboxing hitler

Kseniya Simonova is an artist from the Ukraine…

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The Art’s in the Saltshaker

March 16, 2012
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Eva_Zeisel

Eva Zeisel (1906-2011) was trained as a fine artist in…

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What Freedom Looks Like

March 13, 2012
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katz haggadah

The Katz Family Haggadah, at first glance, is deceptively…

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Dangerous Visions

December 8, 2011
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WWII map

What if the Nazis won World War II? This terrifying question…

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