Art

Directory for Israeli Art Online

The Hebrew language website from the Tel Aviv Museum of Art allows a comprehensive search in various websites about Israeli art, including blogs, portals and galleries' websites. You can browse by type, institution and topic.

American Guild of Judaic Art

“The American Guild of Judaic Art is an international not-for-profit membership organization for those with interests in the Judaic arts and dedicated to the promotion of Jewish art and culture in society.” Its website provides a biographical list of member artists and samples of their work.

Art Beat

This site provides access to the the work of contemporary Israeli artists working in the media of photography, painting, sculpture, and jewelry. The site also provides information about museums and galleries in Israel.

Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art

From the Center for Jewish Art of the Hebrew University comes this index of art works, manuscripts and ritual objects from every period of Jewish history. The database is searchable and browsable by subject, origin, location, artist, community and collection.

Biblical Image Search

You can search for images of Biblical scenes and characters using the simple or advanced search techniques on this site.

Catalog of Wall Paintings in Central and Eastern European Synagogues

The Catalogue of Wall Paintings in Central and East European Synagogues represents one of the modules comprising the Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art. The Catalogue includes murals created within the framework of traditional Jewish folk culture . You can browse the database by subject, artist, origin, and collection.

Engel Gallery

Displays of Israeli masterpieces and contemporary art from this Israeli gallery are accompanied by an annual online auction.

HaChayim HaYehudim Jewish Photo Library

Created by Jono David, this searchable and browsable database contains more than 110,000 photographs of Jewish life in 116 countries on 6 continents. You can order copies of the photos from the photographer.

Israel Art Guide

Browsable database of Israeli artists arranged by medium, along with current art activities and relevant links.

Israeli Art Center

This database of Israeli artists, published by the Israel Museum, is searchable by keyword and browsable by the name of the artist. Brief biographical information is provided, and where possible, samples of their artwork.

Jerusalem Anthologia Museum

A virtual museum of contemporary Israeli artists and writers.

Jerusalem Artists House

This website, which features exhibits of Jerusalem artists, also includes a browsable database of Jerusalem artists.

Jewish Clip Art Database

Created by Jacob Richman, this is a database of free Jewish clip art that is searchable by topic and artist.

Jewish Latin American Art

This site exhibits the paintings, watercolors, prints, sculpture and installations of 85 Jewish artists from Argentina, Bolivia. Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and Uruguay. A short biography accompanies the work of each artist. This is a non-commercial site with links to commercial ones.

Jews in Comics

A hypertext bibliography created by librarian Steve Bergson detailing the portrayal of Jews in comic books and comic strips.

National Foundation for Jewish Culture

This site details the goals of the group and its support for theater, film, museums, archives and libraries. You can learn how to apply for a grant, check the group's newsletter, CultureCurrents, whose archives date back to 1998, and read selected articles from the foundation's magazine Jewish Culture News.

Omanoot

Meaning “art” in Hebrew, Omanoot is a portal for showcasing Israeli artists in the areas of film, music, literature and the visual arts. Everything on the site is for sale.

Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art

Information about and online exhibits in archaeology, ritual objects, life cycle items, ethnology and Jewish history from this Tulsa Oklahoma Jewish art museum. The site also features Oklahoma Jewish history materials.

Stern Fine Art Gallery

This Israeli based gallery sells classic and contemporary Israeli art and Judaica. The site includes an essay about the history of Jewish art and tips on caring for an art collection. Also of interest is the extensive material on the Pissarro family of artists represented by the Stern Gallery in London.

Visual Midrash

Created by Dr. Jo Milgrom, "offers you access to a digitized collection of artwork on biblical and Judaic subjects, lovingly gathered over decades. You can search by subject, period, artist, medium and textual location."

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