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On View: All the Jewish Art You Need to See This Week, November 17th Edition

Rock n’ roll in Skokie, Iraqi treasures in Baltimore, sports fans in Munich

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On View: All the Jewish Art You Need to See This Week, November 10th Edition

Habitats in Omaha, folk tales in San Francisco, a diary in Krakow

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On View: All The Jewish Art You Need to See This Week, November 3rd Edition

Yiddish folk culture in Amherst, medicine in Ohio, the Arch of Titus in New York

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The Parashot in Watercolor

The weekly art of Starr Weems.

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On View: All The Jewish Art You Need to See This Week, October 27th Edition

Design in London, security in Portland, immigrants in Pittsburgh

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On View: All the Jewish Art You Need to See This Week

Refugees in Tulsa, beautiful minds in Memphis, chocolate in New York City

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The Largest Online Archive of Jewish Art

Today on Jewcy: Lose an afternoon looking through hundreds of thousands of artifacts.

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Israeli Artist Steals Auschwitz Relics for Controversial Exhibition

Among the things she stole is the sign prohibiting visitors from stealing

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A New Exhibit in Chicago Celebrates Saul Steinberg, Brooding Doodler

Best known for his New Yorker covers, the artist, a Jewish refugee from Romania, was full of observational snark

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Famous Artist Fights Color Wars. Literally.

When Anish Kapoor, the Indian-Jewish master behind Chicago’s Bean, secured exclusive rights to the world’s blackest black, his colleagues went on the attack.

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Abbi Jacobson Knows Modern Art

The Broad City Star Goes Deep in a new podcast recorded in New York’s Museum of Modern Art

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A Synagogue, Built to Last, in the ‘DIY’ Spirit of Maine

Congregation Beth El in Bangor has created a number of functional and decorative pieces for its prayer space, from a bima and Torah ark to a ‘tree of life’

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Candy From Outer Space

Israeli-Canadian confectioner Maayan Zilberman makes art out of cane sugar and isomalt. Her crystal-inspired creations are now on display at a roving gallery in Los Angeles.

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Dazzling, Old Lamps

A historical look at three special menorahs and hanukkiahs from Jewish history—17th century Italy, and 19th century Germany and Iraq

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Blame the Puppies

This week on Unorthodox, filmmaker Noam Osband plays the ukulele and ‘Wall Street Journal’ writer Sohrab Ahmari talks identity politics and art

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A Room With a Jerusalem View

To promote next year’s biennale, local artists have taken to the balconies of a Jerusalem apartment complex to capture the city’s landscape

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Maurizio Cattelan’s Hitler Statue Auctions for Over $17 Million

The Italian artist’s most recent piece will be an 18-karat-gold toilet installed at the Guggenheim in Manhattan.

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The Four Sons, Reimagined

A gallery in Upper Manhattan is exhibiting works from 11 artists, which resemble interpretations of the story of the Four Sons in the haggadah

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Museums Plan to Exhibit Art from Gurlitt’s Nazi-Era Trove

The museums in Germany and Switzerland intend to display portions of the collection—1,500 works worth an estimated $1 billion—to find clues about their unknown provenance

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The Queen of Miami Beach Jews

Ruth Shack, a champion of the arts who sponsored of the 1977 Human Rights Ordinance to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, was recently fêted in Miami

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Arts and Letters

This week on Unorthodox, talking to painter Archie Rand about The 613, and Catherine Burns of storytelling sensation The Moth

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Modigliani’s ‘Nu Couché’ Sells for $170 Million

Winning bid came via telephone from Shanghai

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It Was All a Dream: Capturing New York’s Street Art

In a new book, Israeli-American photographer Yoav Litvin documents the outdoor creativity that coats the Big Apple in a refined grit

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Gas Chamber ‘Game of Tag’ Video Installation Continues to Rile at Krakow Museum

Art from Polish filmmaker Artur Żmijewski attempts to therapeutically ’emancipate ourselves from the trauma’ of the Holocaust

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Israeli Artist’s Collages Address Nuclear Deal

Andi Arnovitz’s “Threatening Beauty” series deconstructs ‘breathtakingly seductive’ artistic legacy of the Islamic world

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Museum Tries New Approach to Nazi-Looted Art

German museum hangs painting backwards to raise money to rightfully buy it

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Artist Orli Auslander’s Provocative Solo Show

Sexism, misogyny, and religion take center stage in bold new exhibit

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Sitting in The Mother of All Chairs

Smothering or mothering? That’s the question artist Mirta Kupferminc asks

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Banksy’s Nazi Painting Continues to Haunt NYC

Bidders angry after mysterious highest bidder backs out and auction restarts

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Jerry Saltz Explains Banksy (and Al Jazeera)

The art critic is fighting an uphill battle

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