Sunday, April 30, 2017
With so much focus on the recent violence in Jerusalem, it is easy to forget about the innovation and public art on display in the ever changing cityscape.
A Jewish family can now pursue legal recourse for an esteemed painting seized by Nazis in World War II, thanks to a recent ruling from a US court.
The $10.1 million gift will be used to buy a collection of 450 works by Arthur Szyk, including pieces that have never been displayed publicly.
The book is designed for those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive type of dementia that causes a slow decline in thinking, memory and reasoning.
The man behind a Nazi-looted art hoarding scandal has now launched his own website.
An Israeli artist plans to create a piece that will be beamed up to outer space this year, becoming the first-ever sculpture in space.
JTA did some digging and picked out some of the unexpected Jewish tidbits from among the nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards.
A series of works recovered by a World War II-era group known as the Monuments Men is set to go on sale.
A former tailor’s apprentice whose life’s work last week went on display at the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Lille, Nedjar says he merely “exhumes” his puppets to reconnect to his brethren who were murdered in the Holocaust.
Jewish artists incorporate cutting-edge science into their work, from digital images of microorganisms to synthesizers combining visual and audio elements.

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