Matthew Baigell's "Social Concern and Tikkun Olam in Jewish American Art"

Ars Judaica, Bar-Ilan's annual Journal of Jewish Art, published an article by Professor Matthew Baigell: Social Concern and Tikkun Olam in Jewish American Art.  Baigell suggests that American Jewish artists are characterized by concern for the betterment of humankind; his sources include Jewish postcards, photographs, and caricatures as well as the work of contemporary American Jewish artists.

Among those featured are Jewish Art Salon members Siona Benjamin, Tobi Kahn, Renata Stein, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, and Yona Verwer.

Volume 8 is available here.

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