Vardi Kahana (b. 1959 ) is a photojournalist born in Tel Aviv, Israel. She grew up in an orthodox home with two brothers and parents who encouraged her talent for drawing from an early age. Kahana discovered her passion for photography during her first year of college.
#5WomenArtists – Vardi Kahana: ‘The Grandchildren of Cousin Shmuel, Copenhagen, Denmark’
by Dawn Zattau, in Education
In the cities of Cairo, Aleppo, and Damascus, architecture and art flourished under the patronage of Mamluk rulers (1250 – 1517) made rich by trade. Elaborate lamps, pulpits, and stands holding Qur’an manuscripts were present in mosques and tombs. Many ornate objects made from brass heavily inlaid with silver and copper, were used at court.
In the Gallery: Angels Appearing to the Shepherds by Benjamin West, 1790
by Curatorial Intern, in Art
West’s painting, Angels Appearing to the Shepherds, was intended to adorn one of the aisle windows in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in England. In the painting, two…
Nicklaus Weckmann the Elder was an active artist in Germany between 1481- 1526. He was the leading sculptor in the town of…
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