Jewish Art as an Israeli Periphery

Acciones Plásticas in Fringes – Jewish Art as an Israeli Periphery שוליים – אמנות יהודית כפריפריה ישראלית by David Sperber The publication “Fringes – Jewish Art as an Israeli Periphery” is a continuation of a series of publications published under the auspices of the Leiber Center of Bar-Ilan University. The series focuses on research and documentation of…

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el es frida kahlo at the gallery

el es frida kahlo is currently on view in the New Media Room at the Bruno David Gallery in St. Louis, MO. el es frida kahlo, 2007-present Frida Kahlo played with the identity that she wanted to project and the identity that was placed on her by others. Kahlo used her clothing, political affiliations, sexual…

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Fritz and Carianne: Litter and Paper Airplanes

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Berlin’s Eruv at the 2009 Conney Conference on Jewish Art

I will be presenting Berlin’s Eruv at the 2009 Conney Conference: Performing Histories, Inscribing Jewishness at University of Wisconsin Madison. Berlin’s Eruv is a conceptual project that addresses the assumed non-presence of Jews in Germany. Berlin does not actually have an eruv. There is however, an active Jewish community, one that is frequently overshadowed by…

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Frida Kahlo at the synagogue: Maya Escobar

Frida Kahlo at the synagogue: Maya Escobar and the young Jewish-American Creation by David Sperber in Ma’arav Israeli Arts and Culture Magazine. translation by Shlomit Nehorai ARTICLE IN SPANISH & HEBREW Maya Escobar is no doubt one of the ‘hottest’ things developing in the Jewish-American art scene. Escobar defines herself “dyslexic internet artist”. And in…

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Georgia Kotretsos

Athens based artist, Georgia Kotretsos is the editor-in-chief of Boot Print, a contemporary art publication published by Boots Gallery. For the next two weeks Georgia will be the guest blogger on Art 21. check her out…. excerpt from her first post [I] condemn all forms of violence and vandalism and I have been firm on…

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