Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid

Sep 28, 2017–Jan 28, 2018

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Dina Goldstein, Ashmodai—The Bride of Demons, from the series Snapshots from the Garden of Eden, 2017. Ink on paper, 40 x 53 in. Courtesy of the artist. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Dina Goldstein, Golem, from the series Snapshots from the Garden of Eden, 2017. Ink on paper, 37 x 45.5 in. Courtesy of the artist. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Dina Goldstein, Ibbur, from the series Snapshots from the Garden of Eden, 2017. Ink on paper, 37 x 48 in. Courtesy of the artist. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor, blame/thirst, 2017.  Lumber, styrofoam, paint, bedsheets, domestic textiles, paper, 8 x 6 x 7 feet. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Gary Sexton Photography. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. 

 

Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor, lullaby/lament, 2017. Lumber, styrofoam, paint, bedsheets, lace curtains, lace, tablecloths, domestic textiles, paper, cardboard, quilting pins, string, and twine, 12 x 7 x 8.5 feet. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Gary Sexton Photography. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Inez Storer, Ocean of Tears, 2016. Mixed media on board, 24 x 36 in. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Todd Pickering. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

M. Louise Stanley, Casting Call for Cautionary Tales, 2017. Acrylic on canvas, 72 x 96 in. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Kim Harrington. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

M. Louise Stanley, She Waits…, 2017. Acrylic on canvas, 46 x 36 in. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Kim Harrington. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Vera Iliatova, Drift, 2017. Oil on canvas, 50 x 60 in. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Cary Whittier. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Vera Iliatova, Drift (detail), 2017. Oil on canvas, 50 x 60 in. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Cary Whittier. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 


Michael Arcega, The Enchanted, 2017. Wood, silicone, sheepskin, vellum, lights, and other mixed media, 48 x 36 x 192 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography. 

 

Mike Rothfeld, “It is tomorrow we bury here today.”, 2017. EPS and polyurethane foams, and other related materials, 108 x 144 x 132 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.
 

 

Mike Rothfeld, “It is tomorrow we bury here today.”, 2017. EPS and polyurethane foams, and other related materials, 108 x 144 x 132 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.
 

 

Louise Stanley, Casting Call for Cautionary Tales, 2017. Acrylic on canvas, 72 x 96 in; Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor, blame/thirst, 2017.  Lumber, styrofoam, paint, bedsheets, domestic textiles, paper, 8 x 6 x 7 feet. Mike Rothfeld, “It is tomorrow we bury here today.”, 2017. EPS and polyurethane foams, and other related materials, 108 x 144 x 132 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor, lullaby/lament, 2017. Lumber, styrofoam, paint, bedsheets, lace curtains, lace tablecloths, domestic textiles, paper, cardboard, quilting pins, string, and twine, 144 x 84 x 102 in. Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor, blame/thirst, 2017. Lumber, styrofoam, paint, bedsheets, domestic textiles, paper, cardboard, and quilting pins, 96 x 72 x 84 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

Chris Sollars, Goatscapes, 2017. Video, 11 min. 53 sec. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

Tracey Snelling, She-Evil, 2013. Neon and transformers, 10 x 36 x 1 in. Tracey Snelling, Lilith’s Cave, 2017. Wood, paint, lights, cold cathode tubes, fabric, LCD screens, media players, speakers, and transformer, 17 x 39 x 19 in. Tracey Snelling, Lillith’s Night Out, 2017. Lightbox with backlit print, 30 x 60 x 3 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

Tracey Snelling, Lilith’s Cave, 2017. Wood, paint, lights, cold cathode tubes, fabric, LCD screens, media players, speakers, and transformer, 17 x 39 x 19 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

Chris Sollars, Goatscapes, 2017. Video, 11 min. 53 sec. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

Andy Diaz Hope & Laurel Roth Hope, The Woulds, 2017. Wood, ceramics, glass, mirror, video, motors, and paint, 168 x 168 x 144 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

Julia Goodman, 200 Year Present, 2017. Discarded and pulped bed sheets and t-shirts. 78 x 168 x 44 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

Julia Goodman, 200 Year Present, 2017 (detail). Discarded and pulped bed sheets and t-shirts. 78 x 168 x 44 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

David Kasprzak, The Diminishing, But Never Final, Sounds of the Dying, 2017. Syrinx aruanus shell, steel, media player, sonic transducer, and looped sound, 56 x 10 x 10 in. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

 

Mads Lynnerup, Elijah’s Golden Finger Mountain Violin, 2017. Video installation, 7 min. 17 sec. Installation photograph of Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid on view September 28, 2017–January 28, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Photo Credit: JKA Photography.

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