Posts Tagged ‘art exhibit’

Bob Aronson in the studio.

A Diary In Art

Federation adviser Bob Aronson reveals a soul-feeding passion in a new exhibit. Robert Aronson regularly travels to Israel and other faraway destinations with distinctive Jewish cultural and historical significance. But when it comes to pictures for remembrance and personal expression, he prefers an alternative to smartphone photos. Aronson, longtime CEO of the Jewish Federation of…

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The Inner Life of a Golem by Judith Joseph

Carrying On

A collective of artists apply their Judaic studies to “What We Carry,” opening at the Janice Charach Gallery. In 2015, 12 Jewish artists were chosen by Chicago’s Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership to participate in the Midwest Jewish Artists Lab. The year-long residency allowed the artists access to Spertus’ archives of art, artifacts…

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Rene Lichtman in his home studio.

Chaos | Control

Brett Mountain Photographer Local Holocaust survivor, speaker and activist Rene Lichtman is ready to show another dimension — artist. Rene Lichtman is a Holocaust survivor, a hidden child outside of Paris with a non-Jewish family. He was baptized and didn’t know he was Jewish until his mother came for him after the war. He’s the…

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