“Fairy tales are also helpful in this time,” Deutsch said. “Imagination is a really important tool for hope.”
“People have a sense of the significance of the time we’re living through, and with that comes a need or desire to document it for posterity.
After her divorce, Sutton took her art into consumer product.
On May 26, a public art installation in Vienna featuring portraits of Holocaust survivors was slashed with a knife. It wasn’t the first attack.
George Will writes that the public should not fund art. The Torah begs to differ.
Allen Hirsh, a biophysicist and artist, studied Jewish mysticism as a young neurophysiology student at Columbia University. Today he generates digital art using mathematical formulas.
In many ways, “Criss Cross: New Paintings,” Susan Bee’s current exhibit at Accola Griefen Gallery, has its origins in her 2006 exhibit, “Seeing Double: Paintings by Susan Bee and Miriam Laufer.” “Seeing Double” was a mother-daughter dialog between Bee and Laufer, who died in 1980. “Criss Cross” also begins with Laufer, through a painting titled “Ahava, Berlin.”
‘Jew York’ is a treasure trove of beautiful work by 75 artists at two galleries. It’s a shame that the show chooses to be glib rather than insightful.
“London seems to be in my bloodstream,” said artist Leon Kossoff. “It is always moving — the skies, the streets, the buildings. The people who walk past me when I draw have become part of my life.”
Channa Horwitz, who died last week, went out with a flurry of laurels. For a woman who worked in relative isolation until her 70s, it is a considerable achievement.