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Francisca Benitez

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Ritual Reinvented, But Only Sometimes   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Talila Abraham, Jonathan Adler, Cheselyn Amato, Oreet Ashery, Johnathan Hopp and Sarah Auslander, Bruria Avidan, Helène Aylon, Sahar Batsry, Francisca Benitez, Michael Berkowitz, Alexis Canter, Johanna Bresnick and Michael Cloud, Naama Steinbock and Idan Friedman, Ami Drach and Dov Ganchrow, Hadassa Goldvicht, Joe Grand, Deborah Grant, Mila Tanya Griebel, Mierle Laderman Ukeles and Steven N. Handel, Tali Hinkis, Tobi Kahn, Rachel Kanter, Tamara Kostianovsky, Sigalit Landau, Kyle Lapidus, Eran Lederman, Elan Leor, Virgil Marti, Matthew McCaslin, Marit Meisler, Alix Mikesell, Rachel Moses, Norm Paris, Karim Rashid, Tracy Rolling, Galya Rosenfeld, Barbara Rushkoff, Anika Smulovitz, Sari Srulovitch, Hadas Kruk and Anat Stein, Liora Taragan, Ezri Tarazi, Adam Tihan, Suzanne Treister, Lella Vignelli, JT Waldman, Tobaron Waxman, Allan Wexler, Martin Wilner, Dov Ganchrowand Zivia at The Contemporary Jewish Museum April 22nd, 2010 - October 3rd, 2010
Posted 6/21/10
There is something so provocative about a contemporary art museum affiliated with a religion. The idea of a museum already carries with it vaguely religious connotations  (words like reflection, transformation, meditation, come to mind) and when you add an overtly religious mandate the question of content can get hairy. I say this with personal knowledge and also slight trepidation, because I used to work at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, and witnessed and participated in man... [more]
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