Tag Archives: feminist art

The Book of Sarah by Sarah Lightman

The Book of Sarah is missing from the bible, so British artist Sarah Lightman sets out to make her own: questioning religion, family, motherhood and what it takes to be an artist, in this quietly subversive visual autobiography from NW3. Distilled from hundreds of intensely beautiful diary drawings into a compelling narrative of identity, The Book of […]

Jewish Feminist Art Conference at Yale University

Jewish women played a significant role in the feminist art movement since the early 1970s in the United States, grappling with their Jewish identity through their art. This conference brings together leading scholars and artists to examine this field of feminist art created by Jewish women and Jewish-themed feminist art. The conference aims to revisit […]

New Art Exhibit Highlights Increasing Invisibility of Women in Jewish Media

“My gender is slowly being made to disappear from the Orthodox Jewish world.” By LEAH FINKELSHTEYN, July 11, 2018 The JOFA blog published an article about the Jewish Art Salon’s exhibition The Invisible Jew at Detour Gallery in Red Bank, NJ. … It takes images to counter a lack of images. The visual to address the slow […]

The Invisible Jew

Detour Gallery and the Jewish Art Salon present THE INVISIBLE JEW: the lack of representation of women in orthodox media, the circumstances that allowed it, its consequences, and related issues. Opening Reception June 24, 2018, 3-5 pm DETOUR GALLERY 24 Clay Street Red Bank, NJ 07701 On view June 24th to July 12th, 2018, Tue-Sat, 9-5, by […]

David Sperber discusses Jewish Art Salon artists at the Jerusalem Biennale

The director of the Museum of Underground Prisoners in Jerusalem has censored works from two exhibitions on view at the museum as part of the Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art. The Jewish Art Salon, whose exhibition Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth was curated by Ori Soltes, had to move five artists’ work to another […]

THE INVISIBLE JEW – CALL FOR ART

  THE INVISIBLE JEW The Jewish Art Salon is accepting submissions for an exhibition to take place in New York City in the near future. Co-sponsored by JOFA, the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, Art Kibbutz, and Hevria. About the exhibition: Lately, there have been several news items about the disadvantages of being a woman in Orthodox Judaism. […]

David Sperber at the World Congress of Jewish Studies

The Seventeenth World Congress of Jewish Studies will take place from August 6 to 10, 2017 at the Mount Scopus Campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. David Sperber’s lecture  for the conference (8/8/2017) is titled “Mikva Dreams: The Jewish Feminist Art of Mierle Laderman Ukeles in the United States during the 1970s and the 1980s”. […]

Rachel Kanter at the Jewish Museum Hohenems

Rachel Kanter‘s piece, “God’s Aspect” will be included in the exhibition The Female Side of God. This exhibition of the Jewish Museum Hohenems is in collaboration with the Jewish Museum Frankfurt and the Museum of the Bible, Washington DC. “The Jewish Museum Hohenems poses a challenging question to the monotheistic religions: Is it possible to view […]

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 […]

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 […]