Painting

The question has plagued artists ever since the Holocaust. At least one contemporary artist manages to pass the test.

Dec. 6 2018 12:01AM

In his rendering of the banishment of Ishmael, the Torah reading for Rosh Hashanah, Rembrandt reminds us of the bond between Jews and humanity at large.

Sept. 7 2018 12:01AM

In his paintings of Jacob and his twelve sons, the 17th-century Spanish master humanizes his subjects, rendering them approachable and individual rather than remote and ethereal.

March 14 2018 12:01AM

In Paris, an unoriginal exhibition of Chagall’s middle-period paintings has entranced both audiences and critics; in Liverpool, a show of his prodigious early work has. . .

Vladislav Davidzon
Sept. 25 2013 12:00AM

Born in Czernowitz in 1913, the Romanian-Jewish artist Isiu Schärf painted landscapes from Siberia to Israel. A collector is planning to reintroduce his work to the public.

Julia M. Klein
July 15 2013 12:00AM