The Jewish Museum
New York, NY
Resource Library articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art:
Art Spiegelman's Co-Mix: A Retrospective (1/14/14)
The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats (8/19/11)
Chaim Gross; essay by Roberta K. Tarbell (8/10/09)
From The New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig (12/13/07)
The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson: Constructing a Legend (4/11/07)
Alex Katz Paints Ada (10/4/06)
Wild Things: The Art of Maurice Sendak (4/25/05)
My America: Art from The Jewish Museum Collection, 1900-1955 (2/24/04)
John Singer Sargent: Portraits of the Wertheimer Family (9/26/99)
Common Man, Mythic Vision: The Paintings of Ben Shahn (11/17/98)
Facing the New World: Jewish Portraits in Colonial and Federal America (1997)
About The Jewish Museum
Widely admired for its exhibitions and collections that inspire people of all backgrounds, The Jewish Museum is one of the world's preeminent institutions devoted to exploring art and Jewish culture from ancient to contemporary. Located at Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street, The Jewish Museum organizes a diverse schedule of internationally acclaimed and award-winning temporary exhibitions as well as dynamic and engaging programs for families, adults, and school groups. The Museum was established in 1904, when Judge Mayer Sulzberger donated 26 ceremonial art objects to The Jewish Theological Seminary of America as the core of a museum collection. Today, the Museum maintains a collection of 25,000 objects -- paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photographs, archaeological artifacts, ritual objects, and broadcast media.
The Jewish Museum is located at 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York City Please see the Museum's website for hours and admission fees.
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