Tag Archives: Matthew Baigell

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 […]

“New York New Work” at the Mishkan Museum of Art

  The Mishkan Museum of Art in Ein Harod presents New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC  November 13 – January 31, 2016 Opening Reception Friday November 13, 11:30 AM. Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod, 18965 Israel The exhibition, co-organized by the Jewish Art Salon, a global group of artists and scholars, […]

We’re Living in a Golden Age of Jewish American Art & Don’t Really Know It

Matthew Baigell, Founding Member of the Jewish Art Salon, has been blogging for The Prosen People. He is the author of the recently published book Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish America Art, 1880-1940 “These are great times for those of us who support, encourage, and enjoy looking at art with Jewish themes. Perhaps never […]

Matthew Baigell on Robert Kirschbaum in Ars Judaica

“Robert Kirschbaum’s Art: Abstract, Intellectual, Spiritual” by Matthew Baigell can be found in the current (2015) issue of Ars Judaica, The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art. One of his older paintings is on the cover. “Among contemporary Jewish American artists who explore Judaic themes, subject matter varies widely. The range includes Carol Hamoy’s investigations of feminism, the […]