Category Andi Arnovitz

Andi Arnovitz at The Jerusalem Artists House

The exhibition The Black List by Andi Arnovitz opens Thursday June 29 and runs thru August 26, 2017. Curated by Tamar Gispan-Greenberg there are two major installations plus some etchings in the show. Beit Omanim, 12 Shmuel Hanagid Street, Jerusalem. Opening reception: June 29 at 6 pm. Gallery talk: July 11 at 6 pm.  

MUSEUM ON THE SEAM with 5 Jewish Art Salon members

  Thou Shalt Not – an exhibition that explores the intersection of faith, worship, and contemporary art.     The show opens at  Museum on the Seam – a leading Socio-Political contemporary art museum – in Jerusalem on May 15th. Jewish Art Salon members in the exhibit: Helène Aylon, Andi Arnovitz, Siona Benjamin, Ken Goldman and Ahron Weiner.   […]

The Beckoning Place by Andi Arnovitz

Artist books, journals and works on paper by Andi Arnovitz will be featured at the Agrippas 12 Gallery in Jerusalem. Curated by Zvi Tolkovsky. Opening May 5 at 9 PM. Closing at 6 PM June 19, 2017.  

Borders/Boundaries/Barriers at the Derfner Museum

Across Divides: Borders and Boundaries in Contemporary Art   March 26–July 23, 2017 Reception Sunday, March 26 1:30-3pm Talk by curator Reba Wulkan   Grounded in the description in Genesis that the world came into being through a series of divisions – light and darkness, day and night, sea and land, animals and human beings – this exhibition presents […]

Ketubbot Symposium at the Mishkan Museum

A Symposium on the topic of Kettubot will take place Friday February 10, 2017 at the Mishkan Museum in Ein Harod. This symposium is in conjunction with Here is your Ketubbah an exhibition of some of the finest ketubbot from the collection of the Museum of Art, Ein Harod. View Kettubot from the 17-19th centuries from Iran, Afganistan, India and Italy together […]

“Garments of Reconciliation”: The relationship between Judaism and Islam in the Artworks of Andi Arnovitz

This article by David Sperber in Women in Judaism A Multidisciplinary E-Journal examines in depth works of Jewish-Israeli and modern-Orthodox artist (and J.A.S. member) Andi Arnovitz (b. US, 1959) that relate to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The article utilizes tools that arise from cultural research, in particular the critical and alternative view that feminist discourse offers with […]

“Here is your Ketubah” at Ein Harod Museum

Here is your Ketubbah presents some of the finest ketubbot from the collection of the Museum of Art, Ein Harod. This exhibition, curated by Dvora Liss, and on view until late April 2017, features contemporary artwork by two Jewish Art Salon members, in dialog with traditional ketubbot. These beautifully illuminated marriage contracts were created for couples living […]

Jerusalem Biennale Miami Exhibition

    Join the Jerusalem Biennale for a night of Contemporary Art, featuring works highlighting the innovative work that is defining contemporary Jewish art. Cocktail Party Wednesday, November 30, 7pm –9pm Temple Emanu-El, 17th street, corner of Washington Kindly RSVP http://www.tesobe.org/reserve.html 305-538-2503 Founded in 2013, The Jerusalem Biennale is dedicated to exploring the places of intersection between […]

Intersections – Selected Works from The Jerusalem Biennale at the JCC Manhattan

Intersections features the work of over 20 Israeli artists from the Jerusalem Biennale, whose works display the wide-ranging interpretations of what constitutes contemporary Jewish art.  Some works directly respond to religious practices, while others look at cultural trends within Israel. Jewish Art Salon members in this exhibit are Andi Arnovitz, Ken Goldman and Yehudis Barmatz. OPENING […]

Jerusalem’s State of the Arts

Hadassah Magazine’s August 2016 issue features an excellent article about contemporary art in Jerusalem by Renee Ghert-Zand, a renaissance that The Jerusalem Biennale הביאנלה של ירושלים is proud to be part of. Jewish Art Salon members Andi LaVine Arnovitz, Yehudis Barmats, and Sarah Zell Young are featured in the article. The Jewish Art Salon is mentioned as well. Read […]

Andi Arnovitz’s Mikvah Mural

The new mikvah at Congregation Beth Tefillah in Atlanta will receive a mural painted by Andi Arnovitz. Currently living in Israel, Arnovitz is a former Atlantan. The mural will incorporate drawings women made during a design and launch event for the facility in January. Arnovitz talked to the AJT about her art and how she […]

Jewish Art Salon Session With Andi Arnovitz

The Jewish Art Salon is pleased to present: Andi Arnovitz at Yeshiva University Museum Thursday, December 3, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Light refreshments – 5:30 pm 6:00 pm Artist’s Tour of Threatened Beauty – Works by Andi Arnovitz  6:30 pm Arnovitz’s PowerPoint Presentation: highlights of her biblical and Jewish-themed feminist works, Venetian Haggadah project, Jerusalem Biennale. Andi will […]

Evil: A Matter Of Intent

The HUC – JIR Museum in New York hosts an art exhibit on the concept of Evil. The art will be on view till June 30, 2016. Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 5:30-7:30 pm, with a program at 6:30 pm Evil is not a cosmic accident. It does not just happen. Natural disasters happen. Disease, drought, […]

The Jerusalem Biennale in El Al Magazine Article

El Al’s September 2015 article mentions the Jewish Art Salon’s exhibit New York / New Work, and artists Siona Benjamin, Archie Rand, Richard McBee, Tobi Kahn and Andi Arnovitz. The article also features JAS member Yehudis Barmatz. Other press received so far: Israeli News Channel 10 Daily news (Around the 26:17 minutes mark), October 13, 2015 JNS.org What’s that huge white […]

Jewish Art Salon at the Jerusalem Biennale 2015

THE SECOND JERUSALEM BIENNALE FOR CONTEMPORARY JEWISH ART WILL SHOWCASE THE WORK OF NEARLY 200 ISRAELI AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS. The Jewish Art Salon’s Pavilion at the Polonsky Academy features New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC, curated by Dvora Liss and David Sperber Participating artists: Helène Aylon, Siona Benjamin, Tobi Kahn, Rachel Kanter, Robert Kirschbaum, Richard McBee, Archie Rand, Cynthia […]

Threatened Beauty by Andi Arnovitz at the Y.U. Museum

Artist Uses Rich Legacy of Islamic Motifs to Express Fears of Nuclear Iran and Extremism. “Threatened Beauty“ – Works by Andi Arnovitz. September 6, 2015 – January 10, 2016 Yeshiva University Museum 15 W. 16th St. near Union Sq., New York, NY 10010, 212-294-8330 Alluring, even beautiful; unsettling, even shocking – The New York Times. The provocative […]

Conney Conference on Jewish Arts

Tuesday, March 24th began the 2015 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts, this year in Los Angeles. Starting with a reception in the evening of Monday the 23rd events run through Thursday, March 26th. The Conference is co-sponsored by the USC Initiative for Israeli Arts and Humanities and University of Wisconsin’s Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies.  The following […]

Jewish-Islam Relationship in the Works of Israeli Religious Female Artists

Independent Israeli art critic David Sperber published an article in Studies in Visual Arts and Communication: an International Journal. “The article is directed to uncovering an unknown branch of contemporary Israeli art that examines the ties between Judaism and Islam in general, and specifically the cultural ties between Jews and Arabs in Israel. This branch is […]

Vashti and Esther flag by Studio Armadillo launched in the exhibit ‘Vashti – The Newly-Discovered Chapter’

Neve Schechter – Legacy Heritage Center for Jewish Culture, located in a beautifully reserved historic house in the neighborhood of Neve – Zedek, Tel-Aviv – Yaffo, will feature ‘Vashti – The Newly-Discovered Chapter’, a group exhibition, curated by Shira Friedman.  Showing this ”bold artistic interpretation of a feministic queen in a patriarchal world” is considered quite a pioneering […]

CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS EXPLORING WOMEN IN TANACH

The Association of Jewish Studies will hold its 46th Annual Conference in Baltimore December 14-16, 2014. Sunday December 14, 11:15am to 12:45pm, a Roundtable Discussion titled Contemporary Artists Exploring Women in Tanach and Talmud will take place at the Hilton Baltimore. The discussants are Jewish Art Salon members Richard McBee, Ruth Weisberg, Matthew Baigell, and Ben Schachter. The moderator is Vivian […]