Opponents of the NEA like George Will seem to think that art is just something to be bought and sold, a profoundly dismal worldview contested by the necessary uselessness of art itself.
Remembering artist & political activist Gustav Metzger whose works had a wide and lasting influence on artists as diverse as Yoko Ono and The Who
MONTREAL (JTA) — The FBI returned a Nazi-looted painting to officials of the Montreal-based foundation named for the German Jewish art dealer whose gallery once owned it. At a ceremony Wednesday at New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage, Jan Franse Verzijl’s “Young Man as Bacchus” was handed over to the Max and Iris Stern Foundation…
Wealthy French art dealer Guy Wildenstein and seven others were acquitted of tax fraud charges on Thursday thanks to a legal loophole the Paris court acknowledged might not be understood by the general public.
Some artists whose works are on display at Ivanka Trump’s home are asking her to remove them to protest what they called the “racism” of her father, President-elect Donald Trump.
The museum considered a cornerstone of modern Israeli identity has decked the walls with Jesus-inspired works by Jewish and Israeli artists this holiday season.
(JTA) — A bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners or heirs passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The House passed the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act, or HEAR Act on Wednesday. It must still pass the Senate. The bill would extend the statute of limitations for the stolen artwork to six years from the date that the…
A Lower East Side real estate developer abruptly painted over a 43-year-old Jewish heritage mural Monday — sparking outrage among neighborhood residents and one of the artists who created it nearly a half century ago.
A Jewish Brooklyn artist has plastered the borough with “I Sit With Kaepernick” posters backing the now-famous protest of football superstar Colin Kaepernick.
Can art be a healing force? Just ask the Jewish, Muslim, Christian, Druze, Circassian, Russian and Ethiopian people participating in this project.