Tag Archives: Ori Z. Soltes

Jewish art at a watershed moment

The Jewish Art Salon’s exhibition has been reviewed in the Riverdale Press. ‘Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth’ artists explore duality and context By TIFFANY MOUSTAKAS March 23, 2018 When the word “watershed” comes to mind, one might think of an area that divides water to different rivers. But it means a lot more than that […]

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 […]

Ori Soltes in conversation with Siona Benjamin

Ori Z. Soltes will be in conversation with our Siona Benjamin  at ACA Galleries in NYC. April 1, 2-4 pm RSVP at rsvp@acagalleries.com ACA Galleries, 529 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011 This event is in conjunction with Benjamin’s exhibition “Beyond Borders”, on view until April 22nd, 2017. Siona Benjamin’s first exhibition at ACA Galleries  features her recent […]

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 […]

Tradition and Transformation: Three Millennia of Jewish Art and Architecture

Ori Z. Soltes’ new book was recently published and is available here on Amazon. This magnum opus of 630 pages is currently available as a black & white edition. The two-volume full-color edition will be available in a few months. Not only are many Jewish Art Salon artists represented in this book, it ends with our […]

CREATIVE METHODS: HOW JEWISH ARTISTS MAKE JEWISH ART

Sunday, March 27th, 2016 featured an art symposium at The Jewish Museum, New York. Organized by the Harry Friedman Society, the Alfred & Jean Moldovan Memorial Symposium involved three Jewish Art Salon members. Ori Z. Soltes, Goldman Professorial Lecturer in Theology & Fine Art, Georgetown University, who is also an Advisor to the Jewish Art Salon, presented Defining Jewish […]

Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American Art.

  Two Jewish Art Salon advisors are in the news. Ori Z. Soltes reviewed the latest publication by Matthew Baigell.  The book is available on Amazon here “When I open a book written by Matthew Baigell I typically have two expectations. I count on something very well researched, with a careful and judicious handling of diverse […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Jewish Art Salon at the CAJM Conference

Algemeiner Bridging the Institutional Gap: The Jewish Art Salon at the CAJM Conference By Elke Reva Sudin, March 2, 2011 This week the Conference of American Jewish Museums was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania uniting museum directors, curators, and artists from across the country. The Jewish Art Salon gave a special presentation for the members of the conference hosted at […]

THE DURA EUROPOS PROJECT: An ancient site revisited through 21st century eyes

  Artists examine what the ancient Dura Europos artists did with subject, style, history, idea, underlying texts and their myriad commentaries, and they provide their own 21st century interpretations. This includes depictions of the Jewish texts, episodes from history, ideas of the sacred, evoking a historical style, Jewish and pagan identities, and sacred space. This […]