Tag Archives: Anti-semitism

OPEN STUDIOS: Documenta Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism – Documenta Fifteen Sunday, August 28 at 12 PM ET, 11 AM CT, 9 AM PT, 6 PM Western Europe, 7 PM Israel. Zoom session The Jewish Art Salon is pleased to invite you to a compelling program about the international scandal over anti-Semitic artworks at the Documenta Fifteen art exhibition in Kassel, Germany. Ben Schachter, Professor of […]

JEWISH ART SALON: Call For Presenters – Anti-Semitism

Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 12 PM ET, 11 AM CT, 9 AM PT, 6 PM Israel JEWISH ART SALON announces a call for zoom presenters for the Aug. 28 Open Studios Program “Anti-Semitism at the Documenta”. CLICK HERE to apply by July 17. Only Jewish Art Salon members in good standing are eligible. Following the […]

CAA Annual Conference, NYC: Call for Papers re Anti-Semitism in Contemporary Art

There has long been an underlying current of anti-Semitism in modern and contemporary art.  Artworks by Anish Kapoor and Jaume Plensa have been vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti. Most recently, Banksy’s work showing two Hassidic men kissing, was painted on the Wailing Wall, a segment of the walls surrounding the area of the Temple Mount (Har […]

Anti-Semitism and Jewish Art Today: Panel Discussion at 92St Y / Conney Conference

April 2, 2019, 10:00-11:00 am. 92 St Y, Buttenweiser Hall  1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128 Anti-Semitism and Jewish Art Today  Moderator: Ruth Weisberg. Panelists: Yona Verwer, Phillip Schwartz, Max Kulchinsky, Richard McBee. View the video recording HERE Anti-Semitism has reasserted itself as a primary international factor in 21st Century Jewish life.  A recent survey of European […]

Conney Conference on Jewish Arts 2019 in NYC

The Jewish Art Salon is proud to be participating in the Conney Conference on Jewish Arts at the 92Y, March 31-April 3rd, 2019. Full conference program available here The Jewish Art Salon will be conducting three panel discussions: April 1: 9:00-10:00 am. Spinoza in Our Time / Moderator: Ori Z. Soltes. Panelists: Lenore Mizrachi-Cohen, Goldie […]

Matthew Baigell on Stereotypes and Jewish Identity for the Jewish Book Council

Matthew Baigell, author, professor emeritus at Rutgers University, and Jewish Art Salon advisor, guest blogged for the Jewish Book Council last week, posting two short essays. The first one speaks of Jewish identity in art seen in the media:   “As an art historian specializing in American art, I had wondered why contemporary Jewish art had been […]


An exhibit and lecture on the history of anti-Semitism featuring Mark Podwal, artist, and Marc Epstein, Professor of Religion on the Mattie M. Paschall Davis and Norman H. Davis Chair, Vassar College. Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4:10 p.m. Lecture and Exhibit Presentation Williams Hall, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information and to register, […]

Matthew Baigell’s The Implacable Urge to Defame available for preorder

The Implacable Urge to Defame: Cartoon Jews in the American Press, 1877-1935 Matthew Baigell Syracuse University Press Hardcover 978-0-8156-3496-6   Available now. “Fascinating, disturbing, groundbreaking and stunningly complete, The Implacable Urge to Defame will remain a unique and brilliant work, to be studied and referenced for years to come.”—Archie Rand, professor of art, Brooklyn College, The City […]

Mark Podwal: All This Has Come Upon Us…

A timely and educational exhibit featuring illustrations on the history of anti-Semitism recently opened at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. This exhibit, “Mark Podwal: All This Has Come Upon Us…,” is on view through March 13, 2016 at the museum, 301 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach. Podwal is an artist, author and illustrator best known […]

FAITH and FORM – Addressing Intolerance and Anti-semitism

The Anne Frank Center USA Announces Faith & Form, a new exhibit with the Jewish Art Salon. “Responding to the mission of the Anne Frank Center USA, The exhibit features Jewish Art Salon artists from North America, Israel and Europe whose work addresses themes of intolerance, identity, anti-semitism, racism, and discrimination,” explains Yvonne Simons, executive director […]

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