Posts Tagged ‘Art’

Lucile’s Kitchen

Lucile Prache has been studying ballet since childhood and feels that her illustrations are just like dance pieces—everything appears to be easy. “Dancers are always smiling on stage,” she says, “but there is a lot of work behind the stage.” Lucile’s Jewish-themed beautiful watercolor food illustrations first caught my eye on her Etsy shop, Lucile’s…

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Contemporary Jewish Museum Tzedakah Box Invitational

The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, one of my favorite museums, is now featuring one of my favorite exhibits. The Dorothy Saxe Invitational, a biennial exhibit whereby artists are asked to interpret a Jewish ritual object, is on view through May 17.  In the past, artists have been asked to interpret Purim masks, menorahs,…

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Diane Samuels: Visual Artist and Scribe, Part Two

I’m thrilled to share with you the second part of my interview with Diane Samuels. (Click here for last week’s post, part one.) Diane and and I met at a wonderful dinner party for The American Academy in Jerusalem. Launched in 2010, the academy offers a 10-week fellowship for distinguished artists, architects, and planners from abroad and from all…

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An Interview with Diane Samuels: Visual Artist and Scribe

I met the lovely Diane Samuels a few months ago at a wonderful dinner party for The American Academy in Jerusalem.  Diane had just come back from a 10-week fellowship at the academy and spoke to the group about her time in Jerusalem and the work she did while there. I was so engrossed listening to…

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