Chava Wolpert Richard, 1933-2015

  Chava Wolpert Richard was an artist who dedicated her career to the creation of Jewish ceremonial art. Sadly, she passed away last year, and I would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to her and the work she accomplished. Richard was the recipient of several design awards, but that kind of recognition […]

The Spirit of Roberto Burle Marx Design at the Jewish Museum Shop

A 20th century renaissance man, Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx’s creative output was not only limited to landscape architecture but also included painting, sculpture, and designs for textiles, jewelry, theater sets and costumes, ceramics, and stained-glass. His reputation as an abstract modernist was defined by his major projects which blended the geometric and biomorphic forms he became known […]