An innovative retrospective of work by Jonas Mekas reveals the fundamental honesty of his “diary” films.
Lovers of Edmund de Waal’s book can get close to that netsuke in a compelling show of objects that endured across a century of violence, discrimination and dispossession.
Designing a show at the Jewish Museum in New York has illuminated corners of hidden history in her life, the architect says. “Edmund dug into his past. I didn’t. I couldn’t bear it.”
The subject is one of the gravest topics in art history. I came for the lost stories of Jewish collectors. Where were they?
Great examples of photography and editorial design abound at the Jewish Museum. (Catch the catalog, too.)
His “Harlem on My Mind” exhibit at the Met museum in 1969 drew protests for not including works by Black artists. But since then it’s been reconsidered.
What you need to know before venturing back out to see art, from safety precautions to the exhibitions still on view.
A string of adventurous curators made a quasi-religious institution a leading arbiter of mid-20th-century American art.
The museum had also initially hoped to reopen in July, but said it is likely to be later.