Tamara Kohn

Tamara Kohn

Tamara Kohn is an independent curator and researcher in the field of Jewish Art History. She obtained a Master’s degree in Jewish Art and Visual Culture at The Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, in 2011. She is currently interested in the themes of identity, migration, Jewish and non-Jewish relations, and their expressions in the visual arts.

Blog Posts

Yente. Los Macabeos. Las excequias de Jehuda Macabeo

Yente's Book of Maccabees, Minus the Menorah

Tamara Kohn

In 1965 Jewish Argentine artist, Yente, created an illustrated Book of Maccabees, though interestingly she chose to leave the miracle of Hanukkah out of this work altogether.

Photograph of a hand with flower embroidered on it

Five Women Artists Whose Work Brings Us Closer to the Holocaust

Tamara Kohn

Using very different approaches, each of these artists enriches our understanding of the Holocaust.

The Berber Bride in the Salon, by Esther Benmaman, 2002

Rethinking the Canon: Today's Moroccan Jewish Women Painters

Tamara Kohn

Who belongs in the canon? And who gets to tell the stories of Moroccan Jews?

Topics: Art, Jewish History

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