Yiddish New York Presents “The Jew as the ‘Other’”

Posted on: December 22nd, 2015 at 10:49 am by

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Painting: Joyce Ellen Weinstein

Is it possible to distill the essence of “otherness” as an artist? And, how might an artist deal with the issue of being “exotic” within the context of history and personal experience?

The Jew as the ‘Other,’” an art exhibit in conjunction with the Yiddish New York Festival, seeks to examine these questions.

Opening this Wednesday, participating artists include: Marcia Bricker Halperin, Sherry Davis, Rina Dweck, Joshua Edelglass, Lisa Ferber, Harriet Finck, David K.Friedman, Jaynie Gillman Crimmins, Camille Hoffman, Sandra Indig, TineKindermann Ann Lipscombe, Elias Melad, Justine Neuberger, Ellen Deitell Newman, Francine Perlman, Anya Roz, Debbie Schore, Joel Silverstein, Abie Sussman, Daniel Toretsky, Deborah Ugoretz, David Wander, Joyce Ellen Weinstein and Kaethe Wenzel.

The Jew as the “Other” kicks off this Wednesday at Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Cultural Center. Viewing hours are December 23 – 30, 3:30 – 7:00pm.

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