Torah and Modern Art

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Some are surprised: Why Torah with Modern art? Simple. Torah is pertinent in every generation. Even more so: Torah that is relevant to today is Torah truly. Torah that is in a form relevant to past generations is not truly … Continued

Piercing cry from the depths of darkness

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“Man prepares his heart and Hashem gives him a language to speak in” (see Proverbs 16:1). The shape of one’s life is formed and characterized by the language in which he speaks. One’s speech reveals his thoughts, one’s thoughts are … Continued

Is it possible to consider the making of art a proper Jewish pastime?

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 Art-making, in it’s most positive light, seems to derive from an inner compulsion to picture, to bring into focus, and to establish in the world, that which is searched out by the mind and heart to know; to reveal what … Continued

Exploration of self

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The Jewish artist who is involved in the exploration of his self is involved in the entire gamut of existence, for the man contains all of the creation. Furthermore his artwork affects the entire creation for he moves all the … Continued

wedding of form and content

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The very essence of what I understand art, in its positive sense, to be, is a creative process of exposing content and form together. This is art—not merely an expression of content within traditional and accepted forms, rather the creation … Continued

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