April 17, 2013 at 11:26 am by Timna Burston
Claire Jackson’s realistic portraiture draws inspiration from personal narrative. In this piece, Claire portrays her friend, Ben Abeles, who is 88 and arrived in England on the Kindertransport. Ben has lived in the United States and Israel as well as other countries. The surrounding images show part of his story: the family who were murdered in the extermination camps two [...]
April 15, 2013 at 11:11 am by Timna Burston
Yona Verwer Tightrope 10′ x 6′ x 6′ Yona Verwer will be presenting the piece during our upcoming Salon evening, April 21. Tightrope is about the Jewish community on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Observant Jews cannot carry anything on the street on the Sabbath. The construction of an eruv, often a thin wire stretched on light [...]
February 20, 2013 at 12:00 pm by Roni
In honour of Purim, top 10 masks from pop culture, with my own kabbalistic musings.
February 11, 2013 at 10:20 am by Jonah Rank
Our first official day of programming in Israel!
December 4, 2012 at 9:52 pm by Jonah Rank
Last week, we brought to a close our collaboration with the Jewish Art Salon as well as to our joint group show, Context, which featured work from over 25 visual artists from all over–the USA, Australia, Israel and Europe…
October 28, 2012 at 4:25 pm by Timna Burston
On October 11, Oholiav proudly opened our very first art exhibit, at the Columbia/Barnard Hillel Kraft Center, featuring the work of artist Ellen Alt and almost 30 other artists from around the world! The exhibit focuses on text and how artists use the written word for visual impact and inspiration. The show will be on display [...]
August 12, 2012 at 12:08 am by Tzafrir Barzilay
“The words of the Torah are likened to water: Just as water stretches from one end of the world to the other, so does the Torah extend from one end of the world to the other” (Midrash Shir HaShirim Rabah 1, 19). The exhibition “Surface Tension: The future of water” at Eyebeam gallery in Chelsea [...]