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Sam Hunter, American Historian of Modern Art, Dies at Age 91Sam Hunter, American Historian of Modern Art, Dies at Age 91
August 27, 2014

Sam Hunter, an American historian of modern art, has died at the age of 91 in Princeton, NJ. He was emeritus professor of art history at Princeton University. (more...)


The Zimmerli Art Museum Presents INVENTING ODESSA: JEWISH CULTURE ON THE EDGE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE, 9/14The Zimmerli Art Museum Presents INVENTING ODESSA: JEWISH CULTURE ON THE EDGE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE, 9/14
August 23, 2014

Professor Olga Litvak (Clark University) will explore how city life in nineteenth century Odessa inspired a Jewish renaissance that altered the course of Russian-Jewish history. Through the eyes of so... (more...)


The American Museum of Natural History Presents The 2014 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL:  “PAST FORWARD,” 10/23-26The American Museum of Natural History Presents The 2014 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL: “PAST FORWARD,” 10/23-26
August 18, 2014

The Margaret Mead Film Festival, themed “Past Forward,” explores how cultural touchstones needn't be trapped in amber but can serve as important guides for modern life, during its 2014 program from Oc... (more...)


Jewish Museum's Global Video Art Series Continues with SIGHTS AND SOUNDS: ISRAELJewish Museum's Global Video Art Series Continues with SIGHTS AND SOUNDS: ISRAEL
August 01, 2014

As part of an exhibition series highlighting contemporary film and video work from around the world, the Jewish Museum is presenting a selection of four films by Israeli artists from August 1 - 28. Vi... (more...)


Jewish Museum Website to Go Live Today, 7/31Jewish Museum Website to Go Live Today, 7/31
July 31, 2014

Today, the Jewish Museum launched a completely new website designed by Sagmeister & Walsh, the New York City design firm led by Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh, which also designed the Museum's ne... (more...)


BWW Reviews: DEGENERATE ART Reconstructs Art History at Its Most TragicBWW Reviews: DEGENERATE ART Reconstructs Art History at Its Most Tragic
by Patrick Kennedy - July 16, 2014

With DEGENERATE ART, the Neue Galerie revisits an infamous 1937 exhibition, posing Nazi official artists against vilified German modernists. (more...)


The National Gallery Presents REMBRANDT: THE LATE WORKS, Oct. 15The National Gallery Presents REMBRANDT: THE LATE WORKS, Oct. 15
July 08, 2014

This autumn, the National Gallery presents a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition, Rembrandt: The Late Works - the first ever in-depth exploration of Rembrandt's final years of painting. (more...)


The Jewish Museum Presents HELENA RUBINSTEIN: BEAUTY IS POWER, 10/31-3/22The Jewish Museum Presents HELENA RUBINSTEIN: BEAUTY IS POWER, 10/31-3/22
June 25, 2014

Beginning October 31, 2014, the Jewish Museum will present Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first museum exhibition to explore the ideas, innovations, and enduring influence of the legendary co... (more...)


Jewish Museum to Present HELENA RUBINSTEIN: BEAUTY IS POWER, Begin. 10/31Jewish Museum to Present HELENA RUBINSTEIN: BEAUTY IS POWER, Begin. 10/31
June 25, 2014

Beginning October 31, 2014, the Jewish Museum will present Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first museum exhibition to explore the ideas, innovations, and enduring influence of the legendary c... (more...)


Jewish Museum to Present From the Margins, 7/12/14-2/1/15Jewish Museum to Present From the Margins, 7/12/14-2/1/15
by Jillian Gaier - June 02, 2014

Lee Krasner (1908-1984) and Norman Lewis (1909-1979) were major contributors to Abstract Expressionism but as a woman and as an African American, respectively, they were often overlooked by the leadin... (more...)


Jewish Museum Set Summer Lineup for 'SIGHTS AND SOUNDS'Jewish Museum Set Summer Lineup for 'SIGHTS AND SOUNDS'
May 29, 2014

Following the November 2013 launch of Sights and Sounds: Global Film and Video, the Jewish Museum continues the exhibition series with month-long presentations of recent film and video works from arou... (more...)


Museum Mile Festival to Offers Free Museum Admission & More, 6/10Museum Mile Festival to Offers Free Museum Admission & More, 6/10
May 23, 2014

Now celebrating its 36th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival (www.museummilefestival.org) takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Over 1.5 million people have ... (more...)


Jewish Museum to Present U.S. Premiere of Dani Gal's Latest Video WorkJewish Museum to Present U.S. Premiere of Dani Gal's Latest Video Work
May 15, 2014

The Jewish Museum will present the U.S. premiere of Israeli artist Dani Gal's short film Wie Aus Der Ferne (As From Afar) from September 12, 2014 - February 1, 2015. Co-produced by the Jewish Museum, ... (more...)


The Mexican Museum to Exhibit at 7th Annual Yerba Buena Art WalkThe Mexican Museum to Exhibit at 7th Annual Yerba Buena Art Walk
May 12, 2014

The Mexican Museum, the premier West Coast museum of Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano, Latin American and Latino art, culture and heritage, announces that the Museum will be participating in the Yer... (more...)


Garibaldi-Meucci Museum to Host Reception for Bunkin and Tango Exhibit, 5/17Garibaldi-Meucci Museum to Host Reception for Bunkin and Tango Exhibit, 5/17
May 07, 2014

On Saturday, May 17 at 2 p.m. the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum will host an artists' reception to celebrate the opening of 'Robert Bunkin and Jenny Tango: The Italian Paintings.' Created during their artis... (more...)


Second Half of OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURES to Open 5/25 at Jewish MuseumSecond Half of OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURES to Open 5/25 at Jewish Museum
May 05, 2014

The second part of the Jewish Museum's exhibition of global sculpture from the 1960s, Other Primary Structures, will open on May 25, 2014. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Jewish Museum Revisits Post-Modern Breakthroughs with OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURESBWW Reviews: The Jewish Museum Revisits Post-Modern Breakthroughs with OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURES
by Patrick Kennedy - May 05, 2014

An 'exhibition about an exhibition,' OTHER PRIMARY STRUCTURES both puts a new spin on a defining moment in modern sculpture and achieves entertaining experiences all its own. (more...)


New Mel Bochner Painting Installed in Jewish Museum's LobbyNew Mel Bochner Painting Installed in Jewish Museum's Lobby
May 01, 2014

Beginning May 2, the Jewish Museum's lobby will feature a large-scale painting by Mel Bochner titled Blah, Blah, Blah (2014). This installation is the second in a series showcasing new work by artists... (more...)


MAIRA KALMAN: THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE to Open 6/6 at The FristMAIRA KALMAN: THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE to Open 6/6 at The Frist
April 14, 2014

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Maira Kalman: The Elements of Style from June 6–September 1, 2014, in the Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery. The exhibition features paintings b... (more...)


Jewish Museum to Present Mel Bochner: Strong Language, 5/2-9/21Jewish Museum to Present Mel Bochner: Strong Language, 5/2-9/21
April 07, 2014

From May 2 through September 21, 2014, The Jewish Museum will present Mel Bochner: Strong Language, a survey of Bochner's career-long fascination with the cerebral and visual associations of words. Th... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including  15th-Century Haggadah, On View During PassoverThe Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including 15th-Century Haggadah, On View During Passover
April 04, 2014

In time for the observance of Passover this year, two medieval Hebrew manuscripts are on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. One manuscript, on loan from the Library of the Jewish Theological Semi... (more...)


Painting in Italy During the Risorgimento Presented at Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 4/22Painting in Italy During the Risorgimento Presented at Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 4/22
April 03, 2014

On Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m. Staten Island Museum Art Curator Robert Bunkin will present 'I Macchiaioli: Painting in Italy During the Risorgimento.' (more...)


36th Annual Museum Mile Festival Set for 6/1036th Annual Museum Mile Festival Set for 6/10
March 17, 2014

Now celebrating its 36th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival (www.museummilefestival.org) takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Over 1.5 million people have t... (more...)


Jens Hoffman Curates Sculpture Show at Jewish Museum TodayJens Hoffman Curates Sculpture Show at Jewish Museum Today
March 14, 2014

This spring, The Jewish Museum will present a major exhibition of sculpture from the 1960s featuring the work of artists from Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, much of ... (more...)


Siona Benjamin Opens Exhibit at Flomenhaft Gallery TodaySiona Benjamin Opens Exhibit at Flomenhaft Gallery Today
March 06, 2014

The terrorist attack in 2008 on the Chabad House in Mumbai, the Jewish educational center and synagogue, transformed Siona Benjamin's art and life in major ways. In her paintings, Benjamin combines th... (more...)



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