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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Exodus, 1947
    believes to be in the public domain PD are available to download on this site Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Artist Maker Lasar Segall Lithuanian active Brazil 1890 1957 Exodus 1947 Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 52 54 in 132 1 137 2 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of James Rosenberg and George Baker in memory of Felix M Warburg JM 25 48 On View Keywords Figurative Holocaust Immigration Modernism Collection Area Paintings Submit Picture Request In Exodus Lasar Segall uses the language of German Expressionism to underscore the dreadful condition of a mass of people floating in a compressed yet undefined space The haggard figures appear as if in motion while the deep perspective emphasizes their endless suffering Born in Lithuania Segall moved to Germany in 1906 to study art and was later a founding member of the Dresden Secession Group In 1923 he immigrated to Brazil spearheading modernism in his newly adopted country Painted shortly after the end of World War II Exodus is especially poignant given Segall s personal migrations and the traumatic rupture in Jewish history caused by the Holocaust Source The Jewish Museum New York CULTURE AND CONTINUITY THE JEWISH JOURNEY October 11 2012 present Bibliography Association of Hispanic Arts Thomas Riggs ed ST JAMES GUIDE TO HISPANIC ARTISTS St James Press 2002 Biddle Mark E DEUTERONOMY SMYTH HELWYS BIBLE COMMENTARY Smyth Helwys Publishing 2003 This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Weegee born Arthur Fellig American b Poland 1899 1968 Max Is Rushing in the Bagels to a Restaurant on Second Avenue for the Morning Trade Learn More Mezuzah Cover Mezuzah Cover of Mas uda Lakhriyef Learn More Nan Goldin American b 1953 Self Portrait in blue bathroom London Learn More Wallace Berman American 1926 1976 Untitled Learn More Samuel Hirszenberg Polish 1865 1908 The Black Banner Learn More Gert Wollheim American b German 1894 1974 Untitled Couple Learn More Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 Portrait of Vera List Learn More Johann Valentin Schüler 1650 1720 master 1680 Sabbath Festival Lamp Learn More Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert American b Germany 1900 1981 Passover Set Learn More Israel Dov Rosenbaum Mizrah Learn More Weegee born Arthur Fellig American b Poland 1899 1968 Max Is Rushing in the Bagels to a Restaurant on Second Avenue for the Morning Trade Learn More Mezuzah Cover Mezuzah Cover of Mas uda Lakhriyef Learn More Nan Goldin American b 1953 Self Portrait in blue bathroom London

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - War Drawing (IV) Adam: This is the Picture We Saw, 1991
    using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Artist Maker Vivienne Koorland American b South Africa 1957 War Drawing IV Adam This is the Picture We Saw 1991 Medium Oil on linen set into wooden mantel Dimensions 55 1 2 63 1 2 in 141 161 3 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Gary C Fink 1993 268 Not On View Keywords Feminism Figurative Holocaust Collection Area Paintings Themes Feminism Submit Picture Request Born in South Africa to a mother who survived the Holocaust Vivienne Koorland became sensitive to injustice at an early age In her paintings Koorland gives size and substance to memories she discovered in fragile documents photographs stories and maps War Drawing IV is based on a pencil drawing made by a Polish Christian boy recalling his forced deportation by Soviet troops The simply painted canvas framed by a recycled fireplace mantle preserves a scene of dislocation as a visual monument to the Jewish and feminist need to remember The work was previously shown in a group exhibition at The Jewish Museum in 1994 Source The Jewish Museum SHIFTING THE GAZE PAINTING AND FEMINISM September 12 2010 January 30 2011 Born in South Africa to a mother who survived the Holocaust Vivienne Koorland became sensitive to injustice at an early age In her paintings Koorland gives size and substance to memories she discovered in fragile documents photographs stories and maps War Drawing IV is based on a pencil drawing made by a Polish Christian boy recalling his forced deportation by Soviet troops The simply painted canvas framed by a recycled fireplace mantle preserves a scene of dislocation as a visual monument to the Jewish and feminist need to remember Show Feminism description This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Feminism article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Deborah Kass American b 1952 Double Red Yentl Split My Elvis Learn More Lee Krasner American 1908 1984 Self Portrait Learn More Cary Leibowitz American b 1963 I m a Jew how bout U Learn More Hannah Wilke American 1940 1993 Venus Pareve Learn More Joan Snyder American b 1940 Hard Sweetness Learn More Rachel Kanter American b 1970 Prayer Shawl Fringed Garment Learn More Louise Nevelson American b Ukraine 1899 1988 End of Day XXXV Learn More Elaine Reichek American b 1943 Sampler Jesse Reichek Learn More Audrey Flack American b 1931 Matzo Meal Learn More Miriam Schapiro American b Canada 1923 2015 Fanfare Learn More Deborah Kass American b 1952 Double Red Yentl Split My Elvis Learn More Lee Krasner American 1908 1984 Self Portrait Learn More

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Reflections, 1985
    data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download Image Not Available Info Download Image Image not available for download Images of artworks that the Museum believes to be in the public domain PD are available to download on this site Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Artist Maker Paul Marcus American b 1953 Reflections 1985 Medium Oil on wood glass cloth Dimensions 71 3 4 48 in 182 2 121 9 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Barbara and Bruce Berger in memory of Sarah Bass and Jeanette Perlman 1986 28 Not On View Keywords Holocaust Political Collection Area Paintings Submit Picture Request The motivation that underlies the work of Paul Marcus is his desire to expose social injustice Marcus addresses the Holocaust for reasons both personal and universal His intense artistic reaction stems from a commitment to use his work to decry all crimes against humanity and his personal urgency arises from the firsthand experiences of his grandparents who suffered at the hands of the Nazis In his explicit rendering of Kristallnacht Marcus combines the mediums of engraved wood and painting to create an expressive surface the actual glass that is superimposed on the image heightens the violence of that horrifying incident in history the immediacy of which is further dramatized by the protagonists emphatic poses and central focus of the action Tension is subtly reiterated through the reversed lettering on the glass which separates the viewer from the scene Source Jewish Museum JEWISH THEMES CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ARTISTS II Exh cat New York Jewish Museum 1986 p 31 Bibliography Jewish Museum JEWISH THEMES CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ARTISTS II Exh cat New York Jewish Museum 1986 pp 30 31 This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next ZK Hanukkah Lamp Learn More El Lissitzky Russian 1890 1941 Cover Learn More Hannah Wilke American 1940 1993 Venus Pareve Learn More Amy Klein Reichert American b 1959 Miriam Cup Learn More Adolph Gottlieb American 1903 1974 Torah Ark Curtain Learn More Robert Wilson American b 1941 The Golem Learn More Andy Warhol American 1928 1987 The Marx Brothers Learn More Michael David American b 1954 Warsaw Learn More Burial Inscription Learn More Kay Sekimachi American b 1926 Alms Container Tzedakabako Learn More ZK Hanukkah Lamp Learn More El Lissitzky Russian 1890 1941 Cover Learn More Hannah Wilke American 1940 1993 Venus Pareve Learn More Amy Klein Reichert American b 1959 Miriam Cup Learn More Adolph Gottlieb American

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Jephthah’s Daughter, 1970
    be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Artist Maker Natan Heber Israeli b Poland 1902 1975 Jephthah s Daughter 1970 Medium Oil on composition board Dimensions 25 13 16 12 7 16 in 65 6 31 6 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Jean Sulzberger 2005 11 Not On View Keywords Self Taught Collection Area Paintings Submit Picture Request Jephthah a warrior judge of Israel vowed that if God helped him defeat the Ammonites he would sacrifice the first person who came out of his house to meet him upon his victorious return Tragically his daughter his only child dancing and playing timbrels appeared to greet him After two months during which the daughter lamented her fate with her companions the grief stricken father kept his vow Natan Heber was trained by his father in Poland to be a ritual slaughterer In 1925 he joined the Zionist movement Mizrachi and in 1936 immigrated to Palestine where he opened a poultry shop in Haifa He began to paint at the age of sixty one after ill health forced him to retire Driven by a need to memorialize his family and their shtetl community lost in the Holocaust he drew scenes of traditional Jewish life Unfamiliar with the conventions of scale and perspective he set his heavily outlined frontal figures on steeply rising surfaces and often portrayed his father in monumental size to mark his importance Source The Jewish Musuem New York INNER REALITIES SELF TAUGHT ARTISTS FROM THE JEWISH MUSEUM COLLECTION September 2 October 23 2005 Bibliography Goodman Susan A WORLD OF THEIR OWN NAIVE ARTISTS FROM ISRAEL Exh cat New York The Jewish Museum 1987 pp 31 32 37 Provenance Jean Sulzberger until 2004 This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next John Wesley Jarvis American b England 1780 1840 Portrait of Solomon Isaacs Learn More Solomon Alexander Hart British 1806 1881 The Feast of the Rejoicing of the Law at the Synagogue in Leghorn Italy Learn More Jan Pogorzelski active before 1851 c 1910 Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Spice Container Learn More Torah Ark Learn More Raphael Soyer American b Russia 1899 1987 Dancing Lesson Learn More Jerome Liebling American 1924 2011 Butterfly Boy New York Learn More Torah Case Finials Learn More Isidor Kaufmann Austrian b Hungary 1853 1921 Friday Evening Learn More Joel Otterson American b 1959 Hanukkah Lamp Unorthodox Menorah II Learn More John Wesley Jarvis American b England 1780 1840 Portrait of Solomon Isaacs Learn More

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Pool into which ashes from crematoria IV and V were dumped, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, P, 1983
    cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Purchase Fine Arts Acquisitions Committee 1997 133 Not On View Keywords Holocaust Collection Area Photographs Submit Picture Request Born in 1950 I began photographing at the age of four I studied photography at The Ohio State University The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and San Francisco State University By 1975 I was teaching photography as a faculty member of a large American university Always autobiographical and investigative my photographs in 1981 were also academic idiosyncratic and hermetic Motivated by the need to make photographs more about my heritage and less about my personal life in 1981 I traveled to Europe to photograph the Nazi concentration camps and subcamps in Austria Mauthausen Belgium Fort Breendonck Czechoslovakia Terezin France Natzweiler Struthof and Germany Bergen Belsen Bisingen Dachau Flossenburg and Vaihingen I chose to use an 8 x 10 view camera and color film making my pictures counterpoints to the historical black and white photographs and films which documented the Holocaust On this trip I intended to photograph the camps in Poland as well But I decided against going because Poland was under martial law and the United States Department of State told me while it could get me in it could not guarantee getting me out of Poland once my work was completed I did finally get to Poland in 1983 to photograph Auschwitz Birkenau Majdanek and Treblinka Yet that trip proved to be an ironic commentary on my own life as a Jew because in 1982 I was denied tenure based on the fact that I was Jewish a premise dismissed of course by the university but found to be a reality by independent evaluation Confronting Auschwitz Birkenau Majdanek and Treblinka in the midst of my struggle to save my academic career was revealing and emboldening James Friedman August 10 1997 Source The Jewish Museum New York CULTURE AND CONTINUITY THE JEWISH JOURNEY This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Twelve Nazi Concentration Camps article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next James Friedman American b 1950 Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp Poland Learn More James Friedman American b 1950 Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp Poland Learn More Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Otto Natzler American b Austria 1908 2007 Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Chana Orloff French b Ukraine 1888 1968 Portrait of Madame Peretz Hirshbein Learn More Jacques Lipchitz American and French b Lithuania 1891 1973 The Sacrifice Learn More Adolph Gottlieb American 1903

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  • The Jewish Museum - Search
    Teens Pre K 12 Educators Visitors with Disabilities Institutional Partnerships Talks and lectures performances hands on art making and more are designed to engage general audiences families students and educators and visitors of all abilities explore our programs About Welcome About the JM Contact Connect FAQs Rentals Located on New York City s Museum Mile the Jewish Museum is a distinctive hub for art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds From our unique collection to our distinctive exhibitions and dynamic education programs there is always something to see and do learn more Support Membership Individual Giving Corporate Support Planned Giving Travel Program Special Events Become a member today Individual Corporate and Foundation support are crucial to furthering the Jewish Museum s mission to collect preserve exhibit and interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search 3 search results Collection 3 results Ner Mitzvah Candle of Commandment Dov Abramson Israeli b United States 1975 Hanukkah Lamp Torah Ark Curtain Adolph Gottlieb American 1903 1974 Contact Us 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York NY 10128 Directions 212 423 3200 info thejm org Connect With Us Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Tumblr Pinterest Join Us Members enjoy valuable benefits including free admission discounts and previews of new exhibitions while helping the Museum to celebrate and share the rich artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people Become a member Terms Conditions Privacy Policy Press Accessibility About This Site 2016 The Jewish Museum TheJewishMuseum Gay Block and Malka Drucker A Recontextualized Ketubbah marriage contract ow ly YiXJP pic twitter com 06JHwtcU6U If all my photographs were lost and I d be represented by just one The Steerage I d be satisfied Stieglitz pic twitter com IYhhxFTL2L

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  • The Jewish Museum - Search
    Teens Pre K 12 Educators Visitors with Disabilities Institutional Partnerships Talks and lectures performances hands on art making and more are designed to engage general audiences families students and educators and visitors of all abilities explore our programs About Welcome About the JM Contact Connect FAQs Rentals Located on New York City s Museum Mile the Jewish Museum is a distinctive hub for art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds From our unique collection to our distinctive exhibitions and dynamic education programs there is always something to see and do learn more Support Membership Individual Giving Corporate Support Planned Giving Travel Program Special Events Become a member today Individual Corporate and Foundation support are crucial to furthering the Jewish Museum s mission to collect preserve exhibit and interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search 2 search results Collection 2 results Simhat Torah Flag The Feast of the Rejoicing of the Law at the Synagogue in Leghorn Italy Solomon Alexander Hart British 1806 1881 Contact Us 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York NY 10128 Directions 212 423 3200 info thejm org Connect With Us Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Tumblr Pinterest Join Us Members enjoy valuable benefits including free admission discounts and previews of new exhibitions while helping the Museum to celebrate and share the rich artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people Become a member Terms Conditions Privacy Policy Press Accessibility About This Site 2016 The Jewish Museum TheJewishMuseum Gay Block and Malka Drucker A Recontextualized Ketubbah marriage contract ow ly YiXJP pic twitter com 06JHwtcU6U If all my photographs were lost and I d be represented by just one The Steerage I d be satisfied Stieglitz pic twitter com

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection
    Antiquities Books Ephemera Ceremonial Art Coins and Medals Decorative Arts Installations and Media Paintings Photographs Sculpture Works on Paper Search by Artist Name A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Berkowicz Michael Title Artist Maker Medium Chronology Chronology Option 1 Chronology Option 2 Chronology Option 3 Geography Place Made Collection Area Collection Area Option 1 Collection Area Option 2 Collection Area Option 3 Accession Number Show Only Works On View Show Only Works With Images Go Search 2 800 of 25 000 Collection objects Torah The centrality of the Torah the first five books of the Hebrew Bible to Jewish life is manifested not only in its theological and legal importance to Jews worldwide but also in the care given to the physical Torah scroll A wide variety of ritual objects have been created for its ornamentation and protection In addition to objects such as crowns finials and shields which decorate the Torah and Torah mantles which both adorn and protect the scroll the Torah is also given a central place of honor in the synagogue it is kept in an ark often aesthetically designed and augmented with curtains The ark and curtains not only beautify the environment in which the scroll is kept but also shield the scrolls and separate them from the less holy space outside the ark All of these objects represent a deep reverence within Jewish communities for the sanctity and importance of the central text of their religion as well as a lively interaction with art historical forms of different times and places Showing

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