In the Bible, Balaam beat an ass, talked to one, and was kind of an ass himself. So how did he wind up on a stained-glass window in Minneapolis?
A linoleum print of Leopoldo Mendez’s ‘Deportation to Death’ might be the first widely-circulated image of the death camps. A new Philadelphia exhibit explores the prescience of Mexican artists in World War II.
Keith Sachs, former CEO of Saxco, discusses his collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which includes works by Jasper Johns, Donald Judd and Dan Flavin.
At age 23, Rembrandt painted the Biblical episode of “Judas Returning Thirty Pieces of Sliver.” But his work, on view at the Morgan, transcends typical anti-semitism seen in other depictions of that passage.
Tehran-born and Los Angeles-based artist Angela Larian incorporates both Western and Persian philosophy into her work.
In her synagogue reliefs, Barbara Goodstein saw religion’s capacity to draw people together.
When inventor Ralph Baer died in 2014, much was made about his pioneering inventions and games, such as “Pong” and “Simon.” But a look at his workshop desk at the Smithsonian also provides insight into his Jewish history.
For years, artist Archie Rand has been talking about illustrating every single commandment in the Jewish bible. The result is a massive new book and an upcoming exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco.
It may be surprising to learn that historically naked female bodies were a common illustration in the margins of religious Jewish documents.
92-year-old Harold Garde is the subject of a retrospective at the Orlando Museum of Art. He reflects on his journey as a Jewish artist from the mid-20th Century to the early part of the 21st.