Well Versed Blog

Posted: Tue, 05/17/2016 - 10:47 | Posted by: Caroline Lagnado | Well Versed
Miki Kratsman. Courtesy Emet Prize

Tel Aviv-based photographer Miki Kratsman brings an activist and didactic philosophy to his work. He came of age during the period of the “Disappeareds” in Argentina and admired Vietnam War photography.

Posted: Tue, 05/10/2016 - 12:40 | Posted by: Susan Reimer-Torn | Well Versed
Eva Hesse in 1968. Herman Landshoff. Courtesy Zeitgeist Films

Eva Hesse was a passionate, resilient, haunted and prolific artist with a strong sense of her own calling. The 2016 bio pic is a portrait of the artist a young woman coming into her own. Visually rich, as unflinching as it is reverential, the documentary “Eva Hesse” offers satisfying insight into the life of a child refugee who ripened into one of the most influential artists of her time.

Posted: Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:54 | Posted by: Liz Denlinger | Well Versed
Wallstrasse 16, 1908. Courtesy Historisches Archiv der BVG, Berlin

“Stolen Heart,” a small powerful exhibition at Leo Baeck Institute, shows how Jewish building owners in the center of Berlin were robbed during the time of Nazi rule.

Posted: Wed, 04/20/2016 - 11:22 | Posted by: Sandee Brawarsky | Well Versed
 “More than Enough: A Passover Story” by April Halprin Wayland, illustrated by Katie Kath. Courtesy of Dial Books

Anticipate the four questions and more, with these picture books for kids that use stories to share teachings and traditions, appreciation and celebration of the upcoming holidays

Posted: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 13:41 | Posted by: Caroline Lagnado | Well Versed
Tamar Ettun and The Moving Company in Bryant Park. Caroline Lagnado

Last Friday afternoon, a group of eight neon yellow-clad dancers wound their way around half of Bryant Park as part of Tamar Ettun’s “Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feathers Green Feet and a Rose Belly: Part YELLOW.”

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