Tag Archives: Aaron Rosen

Abrahamic / Abrahamitisch by Maarten van de Heijden

The solo-exhibition ABRAHAMIC/ABRAHAMITISCH opens April 3 in the Folkingestraat Synagogue in Groningen, The Netherlands. Opening reception with The Spirit of Gambo (5 viols / viola da gamba’s and 3 vocal soloists) performing Membra Jesu Nostri (by Buxtehude), and talks by Marcel Poorthuis & Aaron Rosen, PhD. See short video of the opening here. Two interviews with the artist in Dutch:Dutch radio starts at 38 minutes […]

Interview with Aaron Rosen: Can religious art be taken seriously again?

Jewish Art Salon Advisor Aaron Rosen is featured in a Q & A with David Van Biema. It is not easy to be a respected member of the art-world intelligentsia and take religion seriously. “Religion and modern art continue to be typecast as mortal enemies,” writes Aaron Rosen. But the very context in which he […]

Aaron Rosen’s Art & Religion in the 21st Century

Jewish Art Salon advisor Aaron Rosen, PhD, has a new book out, which is garnering lots of attention. Art & Religion in the 21st Century, published by Thames & Hudson, is available on Amazon here.     In an increasingly secular world what images and representations do contemporary artists draw upon when they create ‘religious’ works of […]

Art and Religion in the 21st Century by Aaron Rosen

Art and Religion in the 21st Century takes a fresh approach to the connection between art and religion; it seeks to redefine their relationship in the contemporary age. This book features work by 2 salon members, Tobi Kahn and Siona Benjamin; the Jewish Art Salon is honored to have its author, Aaron Rosen, PhD, serving on our Advisory […]

Love at the London Jewish Museum

Don’t miss the Jewish Museum in London’s first crowd-sourced exhibition featuring everyday objects, historic artefacts, and works of art inspired by love. It was organised with the Cultural Institute at King’s College London, whose Aaron Rosen, a lecturer in sacred traditions and the arts, was behind the idea. Members of the public have submitted their own objects […]

United (Jewish) Artists

By Aaron Rosen, December 2013 Excerpt:  For Dutch-born artist Yona Verwer, the driving force behind Jewish Art Salon in New York, both the Beit Midrash and JAI provided critical inspiration. Before she founded the salon in 2008, she says, “there was no community. Most artists did not know each other, nor did they know art historians, curators and […]

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 […]