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  • Pollock’s ‘Mural’: Masterpiece or macho outburst?

    By Tom Teicholz

    2 weeks ago

    Rarely do we see singular artworks that, even as they represent an exact moment of transition between art historical movements, are also masterpieces in their own right.  Yet that is exactly what can be seen now at the Getty Museum, which, until June 1, is showcasing abstract...

  • Filling a Gallery With Faith

    September 12, 2012 | 11:46 am

    As you approach the Barbara Mendes Gallery on South Robertson Boulevard, you know you’re in for an experience. The brightly colored, psychedelic exterior of the little gallery in the SoRo neighborhood doesn’t cry out Jewish art, and neither does the gallery’s proprietor at first...

  • Picture looks bleak for mural adorning former JCC

    By Rachel Heller

    August 6, 2008 | 11:08 pm

    The mural was meant to be a collaboration: A public arts agency led the bid for its creation, the surrounding community approved its design and Chicago artist John Pitman Weber stayed in the homes of local residents while he and a team of volunteers painted it during the summer of...
  • Feminist ‘Scroll’ unfurled for Weisberg retrospective

    By Robert David Jaffee

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Fifteen years since it was last exhibited at the Spertus Museum in Chicago, Ruth Weisberg's "The Scroll," a 94-foot mixed-media painting that encompasses the Jewish feminist narrative in mural form, will be displayed at the Skirball Cultural Center as part of a mid-career...
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  • A Boil is Lanced in Boyle Heights

    By Sheldon Teitelbaum

    March 8, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The call came in last Wednesday from one J.R. Durrer, an Encino resident who works in Boyle Heights. Durrer had been heading west up Seventh Street, where he caught a red light at the corner of South Boyle. A glance at the mural on the wall surrounding the auto maintenance shop to...

  • Mural, Mural on the Wall

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    December 21, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    A new mural joins the A-list of great Jewish murals in Los Angeles. At Kehillat Israel, the Reconstructionist congregation in Pacific Palisades, local artist and temple member Wanda Warburton-Peretz recently unveiled "The Jewish Holidays," a 16-foot by 8-foot mural depicting...

  • Community Briefs

    May 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    They must put something in the water at El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills. Not only did the school recently take first place nationally in the fiercely competitive Academic Decathlon; another team from ECR won the first annual Jewish Quiz Bowl, on April 26, at the Westside...