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.
Moshe Safdie, whose exhibit of architectural designs is on display in Manhattan, receives little attention from Israel.
The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia is looking a little greener these days as it celebrates Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and his creator Bernard Waber’s Jewish history.
An new exhibit displays the 16th-century Dutch painter Joachim Wtewael’s obsession with depicting the erotic nature of the nude female form - particularly the biblical ones.
Museums don’t typically take unequivocal stands on the question of the literal truth of the Bible. But the National Geographic Society’s new exhibit does just that: It declares the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail to be fictional objects of our imagination.
Five decades of psychological self portraits by German Jewish artist Lilli Gettinger is currently being exhibited at the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies.
A new exhibit at Amsterdam’s Jewish Historical Museum illustrates bluntly how Dutch Jews played a role in Caribbean slavery. Menachem Wecker explores why this explosive topic is so rarely exposed.
When asked which photo of his changed everything, Magnum photographer Micha Bar Am selected a 1967 image of an ultra-Orthodox demonstration against autopsies. What is it about this picture that matters so much?