Graham Lawson


All The Print That's Fit To Print

By Graham Lawson

All The Print That's Fit To Print
Printmaking has a centuries-old tradition, which has been practiced by artists from Albrecht Dürer to Andy Warhol. A new show highlights the work of two printing centers in Israel.Read More


Channeling and Challenging Eccentricity at Israel's National Library

By Graham Lawson

Channeling and Challenging Eccentricity at Israel's National Library
12 artists have been asked to create new works at the National Library of Israel. Ofri Cnaani is using the writings of the iconoclastic Ilse Lasker-Schuler as inspiration.Read More


Haifa Museum Honors Legacy of Now-Forgotten Hermann Struck

By Graham Lawson

Haifa Museum Honors Legacy of Now-Forgotten Hermann Struck
Mostly forgotten in Germany, Hermann Struck emigrated to Haifa in 1922 and played a prominent role in the city’s social and cultural life.Read More


Meet the Pope's Jewish Bookbinder

By Graham Lawson

Meet the Pope's Jewish Bookbinder
Meet Yehuda Miklaf, the Jerusalem-based bookbinder to the elite who has created custom book designs for George W. Bush and the Pope.Read More


In Praise of Saul Leiter, Color Photography Pioneer

By Graham Lawson

In Praise of Saul Leiter, Color Photography Pioneer
At the end of his life, Saul Leiter enjoyed something of a renaissance. An entire generation is discovering his work, giving the photographer newfound prominence.Read More






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