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The Fun and Dark World of Makeup

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Like her daughter Lena Dunham, photographer Laurie Simmons offers a fresh look at our notions of beauty with her new exhibit at the Jewish Museum.

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Two Artists Overshadowed in the '40s Get a Second Look

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The paintings of Lee Krasner, who was Jackson Pollock’s wife, and Norman Lewis are side by side at the Jewish Museum.  

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WNYC News

Minimalism Originated Here? Maybe Not.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

The Jewish Museum is highlighting early examples of the genre Africa, Asia the Middle East and Latin America, many rarely seen before in the United States.

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Studio 360

Kehinde Wiley on the World Stage

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Kehinde Wiley paints contemporary kings. The World Stage: Israel, a new exhibition of Wiley's paintings, is now on view at The Jewish Museum ...
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NYC Police Ramps Up Security at Jewish Sites

Monday, March 19, 2012

The NYPD has stepped up security at synagogues and other sites around the city in the wake of a deadly attack on a Jewish school in France.

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Features

Maurice Sendak Curates Hannukah Lamp Show at the Jewish Museum

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, November 03, 2011

WNYC

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.

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This Week: Must-See Arts in the City

Thursday, September 08, 2011

WNYC

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.

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Features

Jewish Museum Announces New Director

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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.

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Features

Activities For the Holiday Weekend

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.

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Features

Jewish Museum Explores Legacy of 'The Great' Houdini

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.

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Datebook: Sept. 9, 2010

Thursday, September 09, 2010

WNYC

Feminist painting at the Jewish Museum, J-pop at the Asia Society and a bajillion gallery shows in Chelsea. The arts season is officially in full swing. Here's your guide to what's happening now.

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Studio 360

Mirroring Evil

Saturday, April 06, 2002

WNYC's Sara Fishko looks at the controversial show Mirroring Evil at New York’s Jewish Museum. The exhibition features contemporary artwork about the Nazis and the Holocaust. 

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