Helene Aylon's Museum Acquisition

SFMOMA acquired two additional Breakings to their collection - Aylon's Breaking With Greater Resistance and Darkening Thrust, Leaking Break.  In 2013, SFMOMA showed Bulging Spread, Central Break in Beyond Belief: 100 Years of The Spiritual in Modern Art.

Image: Breaking With Greater Resistance (process)

Aylon's memoir Whatever is Contained Must be Released: My Jewish Orthodox Girlhood, My Life as a Feminist Artist was reviewed by Lenore Weiss in the Blue Lyra Review - Issue 3.6 Fall 2014, published 10/30/2014.

November 19 - 6:30 PM she will have a presentation at the Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

On December 14 she will participate in a Conference Panel The G-D Project of Helène Aylon: Visual Art as a Means for Transmitting and Subverting Jewish Text.

Association for Jewish Studies; 2014 Conference - Baltimore Hilton
Sunday, December 14, 4:30 - 6:00 PM, Room 'Key 4'

Following her slide presentation, a roundtable of scholars will address the affect of The G-D Project.

Her memoir is available on Amazon here

In the Spring, there will be another conference:

Intersecting Cultures: The Joys & Challenges of Writing the Tribe
(panel of five memoirists)

Association of Writers & Writing Programs
2015 Conference - Minneapolis Convention Center
April 9, 2015, 10:30 - 11:45 AM
Room 100 D&E, Mezzanine Level

1 comment:

  1. Helene Aylon is a fabulous artist and beautiful soul, it is so exciting to read this great news. I am so blessed to have been able to meet her and spend time with her and enjoy her work and her spirit.