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Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Vivian Suter at The Jewish Museum, NY
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Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Vivian Suter at The Jewish Museum, NY

Exhibition view of Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Vivian Suter at The Jewish Museum, NY
Exterior View, The Jewish Museum
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Exterior View, The Jewish Museum

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, 5 May-24 September 2017
3, Photo: Jason Mandella

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, 5 May-24 September 2017

Exhibition view of Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry at The Jewish Museum, NY
Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, 5 May-24 September 2017
3, Photo: Jason Mandella

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, 5 May-24 September 2017

Exhibition view of Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry at The Jewish Museum, NY
The Jewish Museum is located on New York’s Museum Mile and is dedicated to exploring Jewish art and culture for people of all backgrounds. Founded in 1904, it is one of the oldest Jewish museums in the world and houses the largest collection of Jewish art, artifacts and ceremonial objects outside of Israel. The museum’s impressive modern art collection includes Man Ray’s Self-Portrait with Camera (1930), Marc Chagall’s Old Man with Beard (c.1931) and Andy Warhol’s Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century (1980). Its permanent exhibition Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey explores the evolution of Jewish culture from antiquity to the present day, showcasing the remarkable breadth of the collection.

Collection Highlights


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Nicole Eisenman

Seder
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Torah Binder, Rabat, Morocco
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Laurie Simmons

Woman Listening to Radio
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Torah Case Finials, Cochin, India
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Torah Crown, Lviv, Ukraine
The Jewish Museum: Collection Highlights
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© Nicole Eisenman, The Jewish Museum/The Jewish Museum

Nicole Eisenman

Seder, 2010
oil on canvas, 99.2 cm x 121.9 cm
The Jewish Museum, New York. Purchase: Lore Ross Bequest; Milton and Miriam Handler Endowment Fund; and Fine Arts Acquisitions Committee Fund, 2011
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none, The Jewish Museum
Torah Binder, Rabat, Morocco, 19th century
cotton embroidered with silk thread
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© Laurie Simmons, image courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York, The Jewish Museum/The Jewish Museum

Laurie Simmons

Woman Listening to Radio, 1978
gelatin silver print, sheet, 20.2 cm x 25.2 cm
The Jewish Museum, New York. Purchase: Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, 2013
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none, The Jewish Museum
Torah Case Finials, Cochin, India, 18th-19th century
gold: repoussé, pierced, and engraved, tin backing, 21 cm x 8.5 cm & 19.3 cm x 8.8 cm
The Jewish Museum, New York. Purchase: Gift of Michael and Luz Zak and Judaica Acquisitions Fund, 1982
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none, The Jewish Museum/The Jewish Museum
Torah Crown, Lviv, Ukraine, 1764/1765-1773
silver: repoussé, cast, pierced, engraved, and parcel-gilt, semiprecious stones; glass, 48.9 cm x 21.9 cm
The Jewish Museum, New York. Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman

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Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress, from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

3 Nov 2017 - 18 Mar 2018
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