Category Archives: Art

James Ensor

In my reading and thinking about Jewish theatre, I come across things that I didn’t know about or haven’t thought about much. Some are specifically Jewish, and others are just be something that I or someone else thought of in thinking about a Jewish writer or some other Jewish context.

Here’s one: James Ensorc23f799d0d9de141223c6c3e17a84432james-ensor-366255


Out Of Chaos; Ben Uri: 100 Years

Check this ouOut of Chaos bannert.

This website accompanies our free exhibition Out Of Chaos; Ben Uri: 100 Years in London in the Inigo Rooms, Somerset House in association with the Cultural Institute at King’s College London.

Dates: 2 July – 13 December 2015
Venue: Inigo Rooms, Somerset House East Wing King’s College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS.
Opening Times: Mon-Sun (excluding Thursday): 12pm-6pm / Thurs: 12pm-8.30pm
Cost of entry: Free
Location: King’s College London, Somerset House East Wing, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
Access: Located on the lower ground floor of Somerset House East Wing, the Inigo Rooms are accessible via the King’s College Quad or from the Somerset House Courtyard, through the East Wing middle door entrance. Google Map / Street Map

About the Exhibition

Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund this exhibition showcases a group of rarely seen masterworks by mainly Jewish émigré artists from the Ben Uri collection, including works by the first Jewish Royal Academician, Solomon Hart, Mark Gertler, David Bomberg, First World War poet Isaac Rosenberg, Jacob Epstein, Max Liebermann, Josef Herman, Frank Auerbach, Leon Kossoff and R B Kitaj. More…


Identity as Art

“Many of history’s most influential artists were Jews who based their work on the their identity…Conflick makes great art, particularly if it is internalized, and Jewish heritage is always tugging at modern culture.”  Kristofer Jenson @dailyfanboy in Dig BostonApril 18, 2012

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