Miriam the Prophetess Exhibit - Opening Reception


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  • Host Department: Judaic Studies, Frankel Center for
  • Date: 01/15/2014
  • Time: 05:00 PM

  • Location: 202 S. Thayer St., Room 2000, Ann Arbor

  • Description:

    A collection of etchings by Israeli artist: Leora Wise

    About the exhibit:
    The etchings draw upon biblical and Mishnaic texts, as well as the artist’s own feminist perspective, to depict Miriam the prophetess as a talented, creative, wise, and courageous leader.

    About the artist:
    Leora Wise is a narrative artist who lives in Jerusalem. Her work is figurative and is often based on myths, legends, and family history.  Her art has been exhibited in Israel, England, France, Spain, Amsterdam, and the U.S.

    Remarks by Rivka Bliboim, Frankel fellow 

    Sponsored by: The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies


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