Articles in Category: Bill Aron

Bill Aron’s Time Machines
Forever Young, Forever Old: Panoramas of Israel

Written on September 07, 2012

Tallit Steps Revisited (19 ¾ x 13) digital print by Bill Aron Courtesy 92nd Street Y

Photographs seems like cruel little slices from the past, frozen images of what will never be again.  Since we assume that the photographic image is, by and large, a factual view of some reality, it is inherently believed and trusted.  But now be forewarned.  It ain’t necessarily so.  Bill Aron’s new images at the 92nd Street Y betray and beguile so as to force us to reassess the meaning of what we see.

Shalom Y'all
The Southern Jewish Experience, Photographs by Bill Aron, Text by Vicki Reikes Fox

Written on February 16, 2005

Avram Aizenman, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Photograph by Bill Aron

Imagining the tempting aroma of pecan pie and fresh challah the age-old rhythms of Southern Jewry unfold before our eyes in the seductively handsome exhibition of photographs, Shalom Y'all, currently at the Jewish Museum of Florida in Miami Beach. The show artfully fulfills the museum's fundamental mission of presenting exhibits of Florida Jewish life, past and present. The enormous Jewish community in southern Florida (625,000; 3rd largest Jewish community in the U.S.) is home to many who originated in southern states.