Posts Tagged ‘ jewish art ’

Nude Photos + Bible = Art

December 4, 2013
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The words of the Bible calligraphed carefully onto…skin? This edgy sounding art project is actually pretty old-school: a Torah scroll is sheepskin with calligraphy on it—but Israeli artist Ronit Bigal has taken the idea of Torah on skin to a new and breathtakingly beautiful place. Bigal takes digital photos of the body close enough that it’s…

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Art from Jewish Chernobyl

January 22, 2013
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In the centuries before the catastrophic 1986 nuclear disaster, the Ukrainian city of Chernobyl was…

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The Whole Megillah

March 11, 2011
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On Purim, it’s traditional to read Megillat Esther, the Scroll of Esther. This biblical book tells the…

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The Art of Marriage

February 3, 2011
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A ketubah is a Jewish marriage contract. In ancient…

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Jewish Tradition, in Neon

December 4, 2010
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If Andy Warhol lit Shabbat candles, chances are they’d…

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