Sunday, September 21, 2014
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
A collection of Hannukah lamps from four continents chosen by illustrator and author Maurice Sendak is on view now at the Jewish Museum. Check out images of the lamps here.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Photos chronicling the grinding poverty of the Depression. The hyperreal sculptures of an Italian conceptualist-prankster. International street art and monochromatic paintings that explore various aspects of color. Plus, performance art and Inspectah Deck of the Wu-Tang Clan. It's all happening in the city this week. Here are our picks.
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Get ready for art OVERLOAD. This week, the sleeping monster that is the art industry wakes up and comes roaring back to life all over the city: uptown, downtown, in the museums and in just about every nook and cranny where you could possibly hang a piece of found-object assemblage (a.k.a. trash sculpture). So put on your comfortable walking shoes and pack a flask. If this week doesn’t make your brain melt, then I don’t know what will.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
By Marlon Bishop : WNYC Culture Producer
On Wednesday, the Jewish Museum announced Claudia Gould, who currently runs Philadelphia's Institute of Contemporary Art, will take over leadership of the museum. Gould will replace Joan Rosenbaum, who has been at the museum's helm for 30 years, this fall.
Friday, December 24, 2010
For the last 20 years on Christmas Day, New York City historian Seth Kamil has been leading groups on a walking tour of the Jewish Lower East Side. On one recent holiday, almost 700 people showed up to take the tour.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Houdini: Art and Magic, opening Friday at the Jewish Museum, explores the life of master illusionist Harry Houdini and his lasting impact on contemporary culture.