Art

Artistic family double

September 27, 2011

A 96-year-old London artist and her granddaughter celebrated exhibition openings on the same night.

Marika Eversfield has a pastel, La Cantina, on display at the London Jewish Cultural Centre in Golders Green.

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The Art House exhibition

By Jennifer Lipman, September 22, 2011

More than 100 artists submitted work to the LJCC's open exhibition. Browse the gallery to see the result.

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Israelis get naked for Tunick's Dead Sea photo

By Jennifer Lipman, September 19, 2011

More than 1,200 unclothed Israelis flooded the Dead Sea at the weekend in the name of art.

After more than a year of work, Spencer Tunick finally achieved his dream of photographing an installation at the lowest point on earth.

The Jewish artist, whose father is Israeli, has photographed scenes at landmark locations including the Swiss Alps.

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Tunick in Israel for naked Dead Sea photo

By Jennifer Lipman, September 15, 2011

A Jewish artist is set to realise his dream of taking thousands of unclothed people to the shore of the Dead Sea and photographing them.

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Painting trio brighten Nathan's homecoming

By Jennifer Lipman, September 8, 2011

For Suzanne Ellul, taking her five-year-old twins Nathan and Gabriella for a walk last week was more than a good way to spend an afternoon. It was something she thought she would never again have the opportunity to do.

Nathan was 15-months-old when he suffered a brain injury after his breathing stopped.

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Pain in black and white

By Nissan Tzur, September 8, 2011

The Auschwitz museum announced last week that it would publish 22 sketches apparently drawn by one of the camp's Jewish inmates.

The drawings depict the daily routines, and sometimes the imminent deaths, of those interred in the camp.

The sketches were found in 1947 by Jozef Odi, a prisoner and later a guard.

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Elkie's big on Manhattan

By Jennifer Lipman, September 1, 2011

Elkie Ben Hur put her paintbrush down for the summer when she handed in her art GCSE project, but is looking forward to picking it up again when she takes on art A-level.

A pupil at Yavneh College, the Edgware teen impressed the examiners with her distinctive art GCSE, for which she painted a Manhattan skyline on the theme of "similarities and differences".

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Israeli photographer wins top Edinburgh award

By Lee Levitt, August 31, 2011

Israel's Leonid Goldin was awarded one of three Fiap (Federation International de l'Art Photographique) ribbons in the Edinburgh Photographic Society's 149th international exhibition of photography for his photograph "Mushrooms-1".

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Compensation for half a painting looted by Nazis

By Jennifer Lipman, August 16, 2011

The daughter-in-law of an influential Jewish art dealer whose property was seized during the Holocaust has agreed to a compensation deal over half a painting.

Marei von Sajer's lawyers said she had agreed to a settlement with the Hague authorities over "The Marriage of Tobias and Sarah" a painting by Dutch artist Jan Steen.

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New End theatre to become synagogue

By John Nathan, August 11, 2011

London's most Jewish theatrical venue is set to close - and become a synagogue.

Artistic director and chief executive Brian Daniels, who has been running the New End Theatre for 14 years, has finally decided to give up the battle against the spiralling maintenance costs of a building that was originally a hospital morgue before it was converted into a theatre 37 years ago.

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