Psalm by Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal is creating a major new two-part exhibition to be displayed in the 500-year-old Jewish Ghetto in Venice, coinciding with the opening of the 58th Biennale. The exhibition will be open between 8th May and 29th September. The first part is located in the spaces surrounding the Canton Scuola, the beautiful 16th century […]

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Jewish Manga – The beauty of rigor

Thomas Lay began drawing professionally when he was 25-years-old, in Japan, at the studio of Yumiko Igarashi, creator of Candy Candy and Georgie. After studying at the National Drama Academy in Paris, Lay decided to pursue instead his original grand passion, embarking on a learning trajectory that would eventually land him in Tokyo, where he […]

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Snapshots from the Garden of Eden

Sunday 2nd September will open the new temporary exhibition by Dina Goldstein inspired by historical Jewish tales. DINA GOLDSTEIN b. 1969 Tel Aviv, Israel Dina began her career over 25 years ago as a photojournalist, evolving from a documentary and editorial photographer into an independent artist focusing on large scale productions of nuanced photographic tableau. Her […]

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The new haggadah by Arik Brauer

Next temporary exhibition MAY 6th – AUGUST 26th The new aggadah To pass the memories of significant events from generation to generation, is an important Jewish principle . This is especially true for Passover, a holiday that is celebrated in spring. Every year on the so called Seder-evening , which marks the entrance to this […]

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Spots of light. Women in the Shoah

This exhibition gives expression to the unique voice of Jewish women in the Holocaust: their choices and responses in the face of the evil, brutality and relentless hardship that they were forced to grapple with. The exhibition features nine aspects of the Jewish woman’s daily life during the Holocaust: Love, Motherhood, Caring for Others, Womanhood, […]

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Works on paper. Exhibition by Marie-Solange Ladenius

By Marie-Solange Ladenius

Venice has always been Marie-Solange’s strongest source of inspiration. Now, with this collection of works on paper explores the beauty and spirituality of the ritual objects and sacred places of the Ghetto. Marie-Solange Ladenius was born in Rome to Dutch parents and grew up in Italy, Belgium and Switzerland. She studied languages in Florence, and […]

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