Centuries have passed, yet the puzzle of the Holy City remains the same.
Hilton Kramer believed art must be moral—but not political.
“What would have become of us,” asked Picasso,“if Kahnweiler had not had a business sense?”
One of the soldiers depicted as a pig is wearing a helmet labeled “Mossad” and a scarf with a Star of David.
Princeton University halted an art installation featuring, among other pieces, the work of two Jewish soldiers who had served in the Confederate army.
A love letter to art and an indictment of the barbarism that all the beauty in the world was powerless to stop.
An installation at the Met Cloisters aims to reflect “art at the frontiers of faith.”
A Jewish success story—even if they never controlled the weather or created space lasers.
Afterlives treats history as if it were a burden.
How the Dutch painter’s legacy, and that of modern art in general, became intertwined with the fate of European Jewry.
“Artists are more connected to God.”
Louise Bourgeois, artist without context.
Made public for the first time.
With a “spiritual” meaning.
The most polished writing and
sharpest analysis in the Jewish world.