Jillian Steinhauer


Treating Sacred Texts as Art Objects at Museum of Biblical Art

By Jillian Steinhauer

Treating Sacred Texts as Art Objects at Museum of Biblical Art
What happens when an artist takes an ancient Jewish text and turns it into contemporary art? A dozen did their best to turn the sacred into the starkly compelling.Read More


Galleries Offer a Jew's Who of the Contemporary Art World

By Jillian Steinhauer

Galleries Offer a Jew's Who of the Contemporary Art World
If there’s one lesson to be drawn from the ‘Jew York’ exhibition of nearly 90 artists, it may be that humor is crucial to Jewish identity. But perhaps there’s no lesson at all.Read More


These Objects Are Closer Than They Appear

By Jillian Steinhauer

These Objects Are Closer Than They Appear
Haim Steinbach watched many of his peers experience phenomenal success. At 68, the artist whom some have dubbed the heir to Marcel Duchamp is enjoying a renaissance.Read More


Exhibit Focuses On Middle Eastern Women Artists

By Jillian Steinhauer

Exhibit Focuses On Middle Eastern Women Artists
A sweeping new exhibit of works by Middle Eastern women includes plenty of powerful art. But sometimes the show fails to make connections between diverse works.Read More


Art of Ruth Abrams Deserves Second Look

By Jillian Steinhauer

Art of Ruth Abrams Deserves Second Look
In the midcentury art world, women were often forgotten, especially if their paintings were neither oversized nor entirely abstract. This is what happened to Ruth Abrams.Read More



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