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Lost Jewish renaissance painter favored by the Medici discovered

The life and career of Jona Ostiglio also shed light on the relations between faith communities in 17th-century Florence.

Art Roundup: Remembering Breitberg-Semel & ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ 

Art Roundup intends to offer readers a monthly glance at some of the finest art exhibitions currently being shown across the country.

Jewish philanthropist brings ‘healing’ murals to hospitals and clinics

The Community Mural Project carried on a hospital system tradition to create works for government buildings.

By Julia Gergely/JTA
05/11/2022

Soup thrown at Van Gogh painting in Rome climate change protest

The stunt directed at "The Sower" was carried out by four women from the group Ultima Generazione (Last Generation) who shouted slogans against global warming and fossil fuels.

By REUTERS
04/11/2022

Israeli and Thai artists collaborate to host painting workshop in Bangkok

“Maya x Nui: A Painting Workshop by Israeli and Thai Artists" took place last November in Bangkok, sponsored by the embassy of Israel in Thailand in cooperation with Soul Salt River City.

Jewish cabaret artist’s paintings, stolen by Nazis, to be auctioned

Grünbaum was said to be the inspiration for a character in the 1972 film “Cabaret” and was also a real-life collector of the works of Schiele, an Austrian expressionist artist.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
28/10/2022

Climate change protesters throw soup at van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'

A video posted by the group, which has been holding protests for the last two weeks in the British capital, showed two women throwing two tins of Heinz tomato soup over the painting.

By REUTERS
14/10/2022
 "The Expected One" by Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, 1860

Why is this 19th century woman holding a smartphone?

The woman appears to be scrolling through her smartphone during her walk. Of course, that cannot be the case as the painting is from 1860.

By Walla!
11/10/2022

Ein Harod measures spaces between past and current art

A new group exhibition with works by Shira Gepstein, Eyal Assulin, Nitzan Satt and I. S. Kalter is now shown at Ein Harod.

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