Category Rachel Kanter

Artists’ Beit Midrash Exhibit at Bernard Museum

Manhattan’s Artists’ Beit Midrash program, facilitated by Tobi Kahn and Rabbi Diane Cohler-Esses, will be having their 15th Annual Exhibition, opening on Thursday, June 23rd from 6-8 pm. The Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica, One East 65th Street, New York, NY . With Jewish Art Salon members Larry Frankel, Barbara Freedman, Sandra Indig, Rachel […]

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 […]

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 […]

NYC Artist Beit Midrash Exhibit

Temple Emanu-el / Skirball Center’s 14th annual art exhibit opens Monday June 15th from 6-9 PM. Davis Mansion, 135 East 65th Street, New York, NY On view June 16-19, June 21, 11 – 5. Jewish Art Salon members involved in the exhibit; Curator Tobi Kahn, and artists Barbara Freedman, Sandra Indig, Susan Kaplow, Rachel Kanter, […]

SILENT WITNESSES: Synagogues Transformed, Rebuilt or Abandoned

Artists Respond to History Holocaust Memorial Center 28123 Orchard Lake Road Farmington Hills, MI 48334 (Metro Detroit) Hours: Sun – Thurs 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Fri 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM Tel: (248) 553-2400. “Silent Witnesses” is a collaboration of the Cultural Heritage Artists Project,  the Jewish Art Salon, JWalks, and the Holocaust Memorial […]

THE DURA EUROPOS PROJECT: An ancient site revisited through 21st century eyes

  Artists examine what the ancient Dura Europos artists did with subject, style, history, idea, underlying texts and their myriad commentaries, and they provide their own 21st century interpretations. This includes depictions of the Jewish texts, episodes from history, ideas of the sacred, evoking a historical style, Jewish and pagan identities, and sacred space. This […]

SEDUCED BY THE SACRED: Forging a Jewish Art

This exhibit, which is curated by Richard McBee and Joel Silverstein, features artists who have been moved by the idea of the sacred in their work, including concepts of divinity and or the sublime. The exhibit takes place from Oct. 3 to Nov. 22, 2010, at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford, Conn., and the […]

TZELEM

This project was produced in conjunction with LABA, the National Laboratory for New Jewish Culture at the 14 Street Y. April 26 – May 17, 2009, Stanton Street Synagogue The pioneering importance of this exhibit, Tzelem-Likeness and Presence in Jewish Art, was that it corralled, for the first time, a diverse, balanced and complete range of […]