The People & The Book: Who are today's Jewish artists?

Like contemporary art and architecture in general today, Jewish art is varied and complex.

By LANCE J. SUSSMAN
March 3, 2019 12:02
Yaacov Agam, 90, in front of a building he decorated in Tel Baruch

Yaacov Agam, 90, in front of a building he decorated in Tel Baruch. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

 
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The world of Jewish art is increasingly surreal today. By surreal, I do not mean that Jewish art is increasingly influenced by historic artistic surrealism. Rather, I mean that the world of Jewish Art is increasingly a strange, disjointed and surreal place. It has many parts and few of them work together.

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