Ma’arav Vintage

On the Beauty and Horror of Socialist Realism

Sep 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Ma'arav Vintage

Vulgar propaganda, politically engaged kitsch or “the truth of life as expressed in artistic images?” Roman Vater has a few good things to say about a much-defamed genre, which centers upon the conflict between the good and the better.



You can do or say almost anything, but who’s listening?

Jul 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Ma'arav Vintage

by Yael Berda and Ronen Eidelman The truth is that you can do a lot through art, you can say lot. Almost anything. Both in Israel and in the post 9-11/Bin Laden you can still say almost anything. Art is the most radical of spaces, a place where the rule of law is suspended. Where [...]