Through the stroke of a brush, artists have the power to promote understanding and influence public opinion. In an age when images and text bombard us from every corner, we too often devalue the cultural and political importance of art and its ability to bring people together.
For lost synagogues in Slovakia, Moravia and Ukraine, sometimes an antique postcard is the only way we can still remember.
A gigantic, mural-sized tribute to Leonard Cohen is planned in Montreal. But people who knew Cohen well say he would have hated it.
For photographer Marisa Scheinfeld, photographing the ruins of Borscht Belt resorts became a life-affirming journey.
Some of the most significant WWII documents are displayed in Natick, Massachusetts. Among them, a terse note from General Anthony McAuliffe.
From a controversial Emmett Till painting to an act of virtual anti-Semitic assault, the Whitney Biennial is tough to assess. Maybe too tough.
World-renowned sculptor Carole Feuerman is heading into the retail business — and finding it hard to avoid politics.
Scarlett Johansson has been criticized for whitewashing “Ghost in the Shell.” But there’s an even more distressing tale behind the controversy.
Donald Trump’s budget has targeted the NEA, the NEH and the CPB. Here’s a closer look at exactly who those cuts might be affecting.
Donald Trump’s budget has put the NEA — and Jewish culture — directly in its crosshairs. Here’s what that means for 7 Jewish cultural figures.
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