Ludwig Marum’s grandchildren say the museum did not conduct due diligence when it purchased a 700-year-old Haggadah book that was allegedly stolen from them.
The Russian Revolution was an unparalleled disaster, but its artistic tradition remains of enormous interest.
An exhibition at the Israel Museum brings together the photographs and videos that Ron Amir made over three years in the desert surrounding the Holot Detention Facility.
A trip to an art exhibition in Taipei ended in a less-than-ideal manner for a 12-year-old boy, who tripped and broke his fall by sticking his fist through a painting — thereby realizing everyone’s worst museum-related nightmare.
The Google Cultural Institute, known for empowering internauts to Street View their way through museums and look very, very closely at digitized two-dimensional artworks, has ventured into the third dimension.
“When you look for Jerusalem online, the first thing you see is rocks,” Itay Mautner, the artistic director of the Jerusalem Season of Culture protested. “On Flickr, you see more rocks than people.” Mautner and his associates are hoping to give Jerusalem a facelift. The Season of Culture, a super-spanning festival of arts that ran this year between mid-May and early September, is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Culture and a host of local artists, designers, and musicians to shine a light on Jerusalem’s ever-strengthening art scene.