Tag Archives: Jerusalem Biennale

Watershed Moments NYC opens June 6 at the JCC Manhattan

Watershed Moments NYC – Select Works from The Jerusalem Biennale has an opening reception Thursday June 6, 7:30-9pm Venue: The Laurie M. Tisch Gallery at the JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street. Free and open to the public. Yehudis Barmatz will be showing her video “Let it Burn“, which she exhibited with the Jewish […]

Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut by Andi Arnovitz and Ruth Schreiber

The fourth of Iyar, the day preceding Israel’s Independence Day, was declared by the Israeli parliament to be Yom Hazikaron, a Memorial Day for those who lost their lives in the struggle that led to the establishment of the State of Israel. This year it starts at sundown April 17. Andi Arnovitz created a series Mothers […]

Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth at the Derfner Judaica Museum

This exhibition is jointly organized by the Derfner Judaica Museum and the Jewish Art Salon. Opening reception Sunday January 28, 1:30-3:00pm Free and open to the public with RSVP to art@hebrewhome.org Exhibition on view until May 27, 2018. Derfner Judaica Museum Hebrew Home at Riverdale 5901 Palisade Avenue Riverdale, NY 10471-1205 http://www.riverspringhealth.org/art This exhibition was […]

IMAGES: Notes on an Exhibition: ‘New York/New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC by David Sperber

This Jewish Art Salon exhibition, curated by David Sperber and Dvora Liss, is discussed in an article in Images Journal by David Sperber.  “Notes on an Exhibition: ‘New York/New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC’ at the Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, 2015, Curators: Dvora Liss and David Sperber,” Images: A Journal of Jewish […]

“Wise Guy Artists” by Ben Schachter

Wonder Woman is having a very good year. Her blockbuster movie grossed over 400 million dollars (Gal Gadot must be very happy). Not only that, Wonder Woman made an appearance in this year’s Jerusalem Biennale in Joel Silverstein’s painting, Ten Commandments – A Question. Silverstein’s painting was part of “Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth,” a […]

Balfour Exhibition – Jerusalem Biennale 2017

By Ben Schachter One hundred years ago, my wife’s great grandfather, Nathan Black, owned a dry goods store in Montreal. In November of 1917 he had seamstresses sew a flag with two blue stripes and the Magen David in its center. Then, he hung that flag outside his store. “Haynt is a yuntof.” “Today is […]

Times of Israel mentions Jewish Art Salon artists at the Jerusalem Biennale

A ‘watershed’ moment for artists at the Jerusalem Biennale, by Jessica Steinberg. The Times of Israel published an article on the Jerusalem Biennale at the Museum of the Underground Prisoners, one of several Biennale venues, and one of two venues for the Jewish Art Salon. The other JAS venue is the Bezeq Building.  Several Jewish […]

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 […]

Between Heaven and Earth

By Ben Schachter The Jerusalem Biennial began in 2013. Organized by Ram Ozeri, the Biennial has steadily grown in size and invites artists and artists groups from all over the world to exhibit their work in Jerusalem. This year the organizers considered proposals centered on the theme “Watershed.” This post is the first in a […]

Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth at the Jerusalem Biennale 2017

The Jewish Art Salon has been selected to exhibit at the 3rd Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art, which will showcase the work of nearly 200 professional artists in dozens of exhibitions and installations. The Jewish Art Salon’s entry Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth was curated by Ori Z. Soltes, and will be on view from […]

Jewish Art Salon rockets to Teaneck

Joanne Palmer wrote an in-depth article about the Jewish Art Salon, its mission, and its upcoming exhibition at the Jerusalem Biennale. Quotes by Archie Rand, Miriam Stern, Joel Silverstein,  and Yona Verwer.   … Other questions that hover over any discussion of Jewish art also are the very basic ones: What is Jewish art? What is […]

Jerusalem Biennale Miami Exhibition

    Join the Jerusalem Biennale for a night of Contemporary Art, featuring works highlighting the innovative work that is defining contemporary Jewish art. Cocktail Party Wednesday, November 30, 7pm –9pm Temple Emanu-El, 17th street, corner of Washington Kindly RSVP http://www.tesobe.org/reserve.html 305-538-2503 Founded in 2013, The Jerusalem Biennale is dedicated to exploring the places of intersection between […]

Lenore Cohen’s Jerusalem Artist Residency in the Media

The Jerusalem Biennale pilot artist-in-residency program brings contemporary Jewish artists to Jerusalem. The first of these is Jewish Art Salon member Lenore Cohen. “Bridging the Gap between Cultures: A Syrian Jewish Artist in Jerusalem” mentions that Cohen is in Jerusalem as the first ever artist-in-resident supported by the Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art. By bridging the […]

Jerusalem Biennale Call for Art by the Jewish Art Salon

The Jewish Art Salon is excited to announce the curator for our next Jerusalem Biennale exhibition proposal: Ori Z. Soltes. Mr. Soltes teaches in the Program for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University, and is the former Director and Curator of the B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum. He has curated over eighty exhibitions, and is the author of several hundred […]

Jerusalem’s State of the Arts

Hadassah Magazine’s August 2016 issue features an excellent article about contemporary art in Jerusalem by Renee Ghert-Zand, a renaissance that The Jerusalem Biennale הביאנלה של ירושלים is proud to be part of. Jewish Art Salon members Andi LaVine Arnovitz, Yehudis Barmats, and Sarah Zell Young are featured in the article. The Jewish Art Salon is mentioned as well. Read […]

Open Call Jerusalem Biennale 2017

The 3rd Jerusalem Biennale will take place October-November 2017 in various locations around the city center of Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Biennale is dedicated to exploring the spaces in which contemporary art and the Jewish world of content intersect. It is a platform for present-day professional artists and curators to exhibit works and present exhibitions that […]

Ima Lyla’a exhibit at Hebrew University, Jerusalem

“Ima Iyla’a; The Art of Motherhood” exhibition was part of the 2nd Biennale of Contemporary Jewish Art in Jerusalem in 2015. The sequel exhibition is shown at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Exhibition will be on view from 24 February – 20 June 2016. Curated by Nurit Sirkis Bank and Noa Lea Cohen. Participating Jewish Art Salon artists: Dorit […]

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 […]

Symposium- Contemporary Jewish Art in America

The Jerusalem Biennale, in conjunction with the Jewish Art Salon exhibit New York / New Work, features a symposium November 1, 2015, 17:00-20:30. Moderator: David Sperber. Polonsky Academy Auditorium, Van Leer Institute 43 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem The symposium marks the closing of the exhibition New York/New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art in NYC. Program: 17:00-17:30- Greetings by Rami Ozeri, Founder […]

IMA IYLA’A: The Art of Motherhood

                Opening Reception Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 8:00pm- 9:00pm Artist-Talk by Joan Roth, and Film-Talk by Film Maker and Artist Maya Zack, and the filming of her work “Mother  Economy.” Hechal Shlomo, 56 King George Street, Jerusalem,  Israel Ima Iylaa; The Art of Motherhood is a bold, breakthrough art […]

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 […]

The Jerusalem Biennale in El Al Magazine Article

El Al’s September 2015 article mentions the Jewish Art Salon’s exhibit New York / New Work, and artists Siona Benjamin, Archie Rand, Richard McBee, Tobi Kahn and Andi Arnovitz. The article also features JAS member Yehudis Barmatz. Other press received so far: Israeli News Channel 10 Daily news (Around the 26:17 minutes mark), October 13, 2015 JNS.org What’s that huge white […]

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 […]