Category Helene Aylon

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.   […]

Helène Aylon Exhibit at Brandeis

THE HADASSAH-BRANDEIS INSTITUTE AND THE KNIZNICK GALLERY Present: Afterword: For the Children, an exhibition by Helène Aylon. Monday, March 20, 2017 – Friday, June 16, 2017. Tuesday, March 21, 5:00 pm Introduction to the exhibition with Helène Aylon.  Tuesday, March 21, 6:00-8:00 pm Artist Reception.  Read David Sperber’s essay in the catalog here. “Our forefathers were searching for […]

Tradition and Transformation: Three Millennia of Jewish Art and Architecture

Ori Z. Soltes’ new book was recently published and is available here on Amazon. This magnum opus of 630 pages is currently available as a black & white edition. The two-volume full-color edition will be available in a few months. Not only are many Jewish Art Salon artists represented in this book, it ends with our […]

David Sperber wins Rotenstreich Fellowship

On June 1st at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem David Sperber participated in a Scholarship Ceremony. Sperber won Israel’s prestigious Rotenstreich Fellowship for Outstanding Doctoral Students in the Humanities.       He spoke about the art of  Helene Aylon, and the importance of art. View short video here. In 2015 Sperber, along with Dvora Liss, curated […]

David Sperber – Contemporary Jewish Feminist Art in the US and Israel

  March 9th, 2016 David Sperber and his Supervisor Professor Ruth Iskin (Department of the Arts, Ben-Gurion University) will discuss Sperber’s Phd. dissertation titled “Contemporary Jewish Feminist Art in the US and Israel, 1990-2015”. Sperber will present the chapter about Helene Aylon’s’ “LIBERATION OF G-D”. He has studied in the Department of Gender Studies at Bar Ilan university.  Sperber’s articles have […]

Symposium on Femininity and Masculinity in Jewish Art

The Mishkan Museum in Ein Harod, Israel, hosts a closing event on January 29th at the exhibit New York / New Work, which features works by Jewish Art Salon members. This symposium, in memory of Ahuva Ben Aharon, is done in conjunction with Midreshet Ein Hanatziv, Niggun Nashim and Oranim College.  The New York / New Work exhibition […]

Helene Aylon receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On February 4th, 2016 the Women’s Caucus for Art will hold the award ceremony at its annual conference at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, in Washington, DC. 6pm Cocktail Reception (ticket required) 7:30pm Awards Ceremony (free and open to the public) 9-10pm Coffee & Dessert Reception National Museum of Women in the […]

Visual Art Conference; David Sperber examines the Jewish feminist work of Helene Aylon

Curator David Sperber will present at a conference at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His subject will be the art of Helene Aylon. Sperber will examine Aylon’s Jewish feminist work: its reception and contributions to both Jewish museums and religious communities, by analyzing the interactions between the artist, the curators and rabbis. Noting the […]

“New York New Work” at the Mishkan Museum of Art

  The Mishkan Museum of Art in Ein Harod presents New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC  November 13 – January 31, 2016 Opening Reception Friday November 13, 11:30 AM. Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod, 18965 Israel The exhibition, co-organized by the Jewish Art Salon, a global group of artists and scholars, […]

Biblical Inspiration in a Secular Age.  

Featuring artwork inspired by the Old Testament. Artists: Helene Aylon, Siona Benjamin, Archie Rand, Hanan Harchol, Marc Malberg Curator: Judith Brodsky Opening Reception: Thursday, November 5, 5-7 p.m. Artists’ Talk: Thursday, November 12, 7 p.m.   Rider University Art Gallery, Bart Luedeke Center, Top Floor 2083 Lawrenceville Road Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648. Phone: (609) 895-5588. Thursday, November 5 through Sunday, December […]

Creative Catalyst Symposium for Socially Engaged Jewish Art

Creative Catalyst is a 1-day conference and platform to support socially engaged Jewish art that highlights the work of artists, curators, activists, community leaders, and organizations. The event’s goal is to create dialogue around socially engaged Jewish art, the structures and networks of support for artists working within social issues. Sunday, November 8th, 2015, 9:30AM – 4:30PM […]

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, […]

Rooted – The Ecological Duality of Nature and Jewish Identity

Tuesday October 13, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm opens a new exhibit by Art Kibbutz NY, and co-sponsored by the Jewish Art Salon. The Manny Cantor Center at NY’s Lower East Side will host the exhibit till December 1, 2015. This exhibition explores the dual role of art embedded in the environment and in Jewish identity. […]

New York / New Work – Talks & Films at the Jerusalem Biennale

Wednesday 30th of September, 16:30 – 19:00 NEW YORK / NEW WORK – ARTISTS TALKS & FILMS As part of the Jerusalem Biennale 2015 Van Leer Institute, Polonsky Auditorium, Jabotinsky 43, Jerusalem   16:00 – View the art exhibit.        ARTISTS TALKS 16:30 – Panel with exhibiting artists Yona Verwer, Richard McBee, Cynthia Beth Rubin, David Wander. Introductions by Dvora […]

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 […]

Helene Aylon’s Film and Exhibits

May 8, 2015, 4:30 PM Schlesinger Library for the History of Women in America Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University Video presentation of Aylon’s part in the 1983 Seneca Women’s Encampment, for the Radcliffe archives. The video is available for viewing on YouTube. This past April 10, 2015, videographer Kelly Spivey premiered her 25 […]

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 […]

Helène Aylon at Bnai Jeshurun Panel

Sandee Brawarsky, Culture Editor of The Jewish Week, will moderate a panel comprised of three BJ women artists — Helene Aylon, Susan Reimer-Torn, and Basya Schechter — who grew up orthodox but then had serious questions about that world and their place in it. Years later, they found themselves attracted to BJ, its authentic spirituality […]

IMAGERY AFTER ABSTRACTION

The Jewish Art Salon and the Kraft Center present:  Imagery After Abstraction: Filling the Void Panel Discussion In conjunction with “Into the Void: Digital Images, Paintings, Video  1984 – present”, exhibition by Cynthia Beth Rubin Tuesday, February 12, 2013   6:00-7:30 PM – Reception. 7:30-8:15 PM – Discussion   In explorations of imagery drawn from influences as diverse as […]

INTO THE VOID – Cynthia Beth Rubin

The Jewish Art Salon and the Kraft Center present: Into the Void: Digital Images, Paintings, Video  Exhibition by Cynthia Beth Rubin  Curated by Yona Verwer Tuesday, February 12, 2013 6:00-7:30 PM – Reception 7:30-8:15 PM – Discussion Imagery After Abstraction: Filling the Void Panelists Helene Aylon, Elisa Decker, Bruria Finkel and Cynthia Beth Rubin. Moderated by Debra […]