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Barbara Rosenthal is an artist in demand. And at home or abroad, she finds ways of telling people exactly who she is.
In Linz, Austria, she pointedly reminded townspeople that she was a Jew exhibiting her work in a major show in Hilter's boyhood home. In the suburbs of Berlin, she searches doorways for telltale holes that once held mezuzas, disdaining viewing spaces that show signs of Nazi-seized Jewish property.
And today, back home in New York, she's raising a one-woman outcry against a map on a neighbor’s door critical of Israel’s Palestinian policies, calling the image hate speech. Taking her brand as an "old master of new media" global, she has set up shows throughout the United States and all over Europe, with forays to Russia, Australia and
ISRAEL21c visits the kickoff of the Jerusalem Biennale, set for a year away, on October 1 to November 16, 2017.
Put 15 painters in an apartment with a breathtaking vista of the Old City of Jerusalem and you get the promise of an extraordinary third annual Jerusalem Biennale, set to take place October 1 through November 16th next year, 2017.
This was one of several events planned to create a buzz for the biennale.
“I invited 15 artists to see the view and create something related
New York’s Jewish Museum is shining a bright light on the many forms and enduring ritual uses of Hanukkah lamps from around the world in a new exhibit that runs through the winter holiday season.
The museum's vast collection of 1,022 Hanukkah lamps date from the Renaissance period to modern day. They are made from a wide variety of materials and come from virtually every part of the world, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. Each lamp holds a
Jewish Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen died on Thursday, November 10, at the age of 82, according to Rolling Stone magazine.
Cohen's label, Sony Music Canada, confirmed his death on the singer's Facebook page.
"It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away," read the statement. "We have lost one of music's most revered and prolific visionaries. A memorial will take place in Los Angeles at a later date. The
The Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation is pleased to announce the exhibit "Home Away from Home: Chaim Gross and 70 Years at Educational Alliance," opening on November 10, 2016 at Educational Alliance's Manny Cantor Center on the Lower East Side.
The exhibit, curated by Sasha Davis, Curator of Collections at the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation, explores how the Educational Alliance functioned as a second home for Gross, an immigrant who came from Eastern Europe to America in 1921 to pursue his