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Posts Tagged ‘ jewish art ’

The Jew Behind the Monokini

July 2, 2014
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The Jew Behind the Monokini

It can’t be said that the Nazis launched many fashion careers, but when, after the Anschluss, Hitler banned nudity in buff-loving Austria, a young Rudi Gernreich may have taken note. Gernreich, who would become famous as the inventor of the monokini—not the one-piece with cutouts we know today, but a topless suit held up by a halter…

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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…

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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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The whole megillah

On Purim, it’s traditional to read Megillat Esther, the Scroll…

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The Art of Marriage

February 3, 2011
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the art of marriage

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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