In the middle of the 18th century in the city of Ancona on the Adriatic coast of central Italy, a young Jewish girl, about age 15, produced a stunning work of embroidery.
Some works of art are perfect receptacles for the stresses and troubles of their times while they are graced with a wisdom that is fundamental and ongoing, making them perpetually relevant.
If there’s one thing museums have learned from the pandemic that forced them into cyberspace, it’s that the audience that is hungry for what they have to offer—whether lectures, courses or archival treasures—is much larger than they knew.
The world lost a towering figure in the field of design this year. Graphic artist, illustrator, teacher, icon maker, art director and creative thinker Milton Glaser passed away after a long illness on June 26, his 91st birthday.
In Our Boys, Tel Aviv native Adam Gabay stars as Avishay Elbaz, a troubled Yeshiva student suspected of taking part in the murder of a 16-year-old Palestinian boy. Lilly Gelman spoke with Gabay over Zoom about his methods of character development and what he learned from his time on the screen.
Confined to her home studio outside Tel Aviv during the COVID-19 lockdown, artist Zoya Cherkassky started producing a painting a day.
The best-selling author of World War Z and disaster preparedness expert offers advice for how to stay safe from Covid-19 over the next year—and prevent the next virus from wiping out millions.