May 20, 2013 at 3:14 pm by Timna Burston
Naomi Davies, “But what do I want?”, acrylic on canvas 16 inches by 20 In her own words: I paint only with my fingers which transmit the intense emotion that I experience when I paint. My style seems to be part Modigliani, part German Expressionism. In this painting a young Jewish girl is weighing her […]
May 20, 2013 at 1:39 pm by Timna Burston
Gabriella Spitzer is a New-York based visual artist and member of the board of Jewish Eyes on the Arts. In the May 19 Salon, Gabriella presented a painting based on writing having to do with Mikvah, spiritual bathing rituals, in this case created for the purpose of gender transition. Practically leaping out of her graduation […]
April 17, 2013 at 11:26 am by Timna Burston
Claire Jackson’s realistic portraiture draws inspiration from personal narrative. In this piece, Claire portrays her friend, Ben Abeles, who is 88 and arrived in England on the Kindertransport. Ben has lived in the United States and Israel as well as other countries. The surrounding images show part of his story: the family who were murdered in the extermination camps two […]
September 11, 2012 at 10:24 pm by Jonah Rank
Art vs. Torah as outlets: exhibited by Sara Bareilles, Amanda Palmer, and the rabbis.