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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Burial Study IV, 1951
    pm See what s on today Search Highlights Themes Collection Area Recent Acquisitions Search Collection Advanced Search div data cycle pager thumbs data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download 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 Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 Burial Study IV 1951 Medium Charcoal on paper Dimensions 23 1 2 17 3 4 in 59 7 45 1 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Mrs Samuel H Gifford in memory of Alfred W Kleinbaum by exchange 1990 194 Not On View Keywords Families Figurative Collection Area Works on Paper Submit Picture Request Larry Rivers often included autobiographical references in his work as in these sketches of mourners at his grandmother s funeral Loosely based on nineteenth century French painter Gustave Courbet s Burial at Ornans in which the grave itself is at the front of the composition the drawings transform the art historical reference with a highly personal rumination on family and death Source The Jewish Museum New York MY AMERICA ART FROM THE JEWISH MUSEUM COLLECTION 1900 1955 March 26 July 25 2004 Bibliography Harrison Helen A and Larry Rivers LARRY RIVERS New York Harper Row 1984 p 17 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 Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Salom Italia 1619 after 1655 Esther Scroll Learn More Edouard Vuillard French 1868 1940 Lucy Hessel Reading Lucy Hessel lisant Learn More Jug Learn More James Jacques Joseph Tissot French 1836 1902 Joseph Dwelleth in Egypt Learn More Alice Neel American 1900 1984 Meyer Schapiro Learn More William Anastasi American b 1933 Untitled Jew Learn More Shimon Attie American b 1957 Joachim Ecke Auguststrasse Slide projection of former Jewish resident 1931 Berlin Learn More Mezuzah Cover Mezuzah Cover of Mas uda Lakhriyef Learn More Otto Natzler American b Austria 1908 2007 Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Salom Italia 1619 after 1655 Esther Scroll Learn More Edouard Vuillard French 1868 1940 Lucy Hessel Reading Lucy Hessel lisant Learn More Jug Learn More James Jacques Joseph Tissot French 1836 1902 Joseph Dwelleth in Egypt Learn More Alice Neel American 1900 1984 Meyer Schapiro Learn More William Anastasi American b 1933 Untitled Jew Learn More Shimon Attie American b 1957 Joachim Ecke Auguststrasse Slide projection of former Jewish

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Burial Study II, 1951
    Search Collection Advanced Search div data cycle pager thumbs data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download 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 Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 Burial Study II 1951 Medium Charcoal on paper Dimensions 12 1 2 11 in 31 8 27 9 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Mrs Samuel H Gifford in memory of Alfred W Kleinbaum by exchange 1990 124 Not On View Keywords Families Figurative Collection Area Works on Paper Submit Picture Request Larry Rivers often included autobiographical references in his work as in these sketches of mourners at his grandmother s funeral Loosely based on nineteenth century French painter Gustave Courbet s Burial at Ornans in which the grave itself is at the front of the composition the drawings transform the art historical reference with a highly personal rumination on family and death Bibliography Harrison Helen A and Larry Rivers LARRY RIVERS New York Harper Row 1984 p 17 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 Adolph Gottlieb American 1903 1974 Torah Ark Curtain Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More John Wesley Jarvis American b England 1780 1840 Portrait of Solomon Isaacs Learn More Deborah Kass American b 1952 Double Red Yentl Split My Elvis Learn More Jacob Koppel Gans G old s ticker Torah Ark Curtain and Valance Learn More Ben Shahn American b Lithuania 1898 1969 New York Learn More Pastorino di Giovan Michele de Pastorini c 1508 1592 Medal of Gracia Nasi the Younger Learn More S I C Torah Finials 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 1974 Torah Ark Curtain Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More John Wesley Jarvis American b England 1780 1840 Portrait of Solomon Isaacs Learn More Deborah Kass American b 1952 Double Red Yentl Split My Elvis Learn More Jacob Koppel Gans G old s ticker Torah Ark Curtain and Valance Learn More Ben Shahn American b Lithuania 1898 1969 New York Learn More Pastorino di Giovan Michele de Pastorini c 1508 1592 Medal of Gracia Nasi

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Jerusalem Seen from the Mount of Olives, 2000
    template data cycle timeout 0 data download download 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 Wim Wenders German b 1945 Jerusalem Seen from the Mount of Olives 2000 Medium Chromogenic color print Dimensions 114 1 8 45 7 8 in 289 9 116 5 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Purchase Photography Acquisitions Committee Fund and Alice and Nahum Lainer Gift 2004 62 Not On View Keywords Jerusalem Landscape Collection Area Photographs Submit Picture Request Past and present are embedded in the sites depicted by German filmmaker and photographer Wim Wenders Layers of history taking the form of geological strata are represented in the emphatically vertical photograph In Jerusalem Seen from the Mount of Olives the Dome of the Rock is visible in the background The hill where Jesus met his disciples is now strewn with trash an indication that natural forces and time have eroded historical memory In this work the spiritual and the material the sacred and the banal seem to coexist vertiginously Source The Jewish Museum New York COLLECTIVE PERSPECTIVES NEW ACQUISITIONS CELEBRATE THE CENTENNIAL November 6 2004 March 6 2005 Bibliography Wenders Wim PICTURES FROM THE SURFACE OF THE EARTH PHOTOGRAPHS Munchen Schirmer Art Books 2001 p 125 Provenance James Cohan Gallery by 2004 sold to TJM 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 Chana Orloff French b Ukraine 1888 1968 Portrait of Madame Peretz Hirshbein Learn More Harley Swedler American b Canada 1962 Mezuzah in Case Beron Mezuzah Learn More Louis Faurer American 1916 2001 Staten Island Ferry Learn More S I C Torah Finials Learn More William Anastasi American b 1933 Untitled Jew Learn More Berthold Wolpe British b Germany 1905 1989 Wall Hanging Learn More Shimon Attie American b 1957 Joachim Ecke Auguststrasse Slide projection of former Jewish resident 1931 Berlin Learn More James Jacques Joseph Tissot French 1836 1902 Adam and Eve Driven From Paradise Learn More Spice Container Learn More Torah Ark Learn More Chana Orloff French b Ukraine 1888 1968 Portrait of Madame Peretz Hirshbein Learn More Harley Swedler American b Canada 1962 Mezuzah in Case Beron Mezuzah Learn More Louis Faurer American 1916 2001 Staten Island Ferry Learn More S I C Torah Finials Learn More William Anastasi American b 1933 Untitled Jew Learn More Berthold Wolpe

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Portrait of Dr. David Camden de Leon, 1849
    what s on today Search Highlights Themes Collection Area Recent Acquisitions Search Collection Advanced Search div data cycle pager thumbs data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download 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 Solomon Nunes Carvalho American 1815 1897 Portrait of Dr David Camden de Leon 1849 Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 11 1 4 10 3 4 in 28 6 27 3 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of the William Wollman Foundation JM 39 62 On View Keywords Figurative Collection Area Paintings Submit Picture Request David Camden de Leon was an army surgeon during the Mexican War He attained the rank of major but resigned from the United States Army at the outbreak of the Civil War to join the Confederate army Solomon Nunes Carvalho a Sephardi Jew and a well known portrait painter and landscape artist was the first American painter whose works appeared on United States bank notes He is also recognized for his historical daguerreotypes recording the Fremont expedition to the West 1854 1856 Carvalho remained a committed Jew and helped pioneering Jewish settlements to organize the Hebrew Benevolent Society Source The Jewish Museum New York CULTURE AND CONTINUITY THE JEWISH JOURNEY April 28 2003 present Label originally used pre 1993 for the same exhibit 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 Mordecai Ardon Israeli b Poland 1896 1992 Landscape with Black Sun Learn More Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 Portrait of Vera List Learn More Wallace Berman American 1926 1976 Untitled Learn More Eleanor Antin American b 1935 Vilna Nights Learn More Spice Container Learn More Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Berthold Wolpe British b Germany 1905 1989 Wall Hanging Learn More Hannah Wilke American 1940 1993 Venus Pareve Learn More Seder Plate Tiered Seder Set Learn More Man Ray born Emmanuel Radnitzky American 1890 1976 Untitled Self Portrait with Camera Learn More Mordecai Ardon Israeli b Poland 1896 1992 Landscape with Black Sun Learn More Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 Portrait of Vera List Learn More Wallace Berman American 1926 1976 Untitled Learn More Eleanor Antin American b 1935 Vilna Nights Learn More Spice Container Learn More Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Berthold Wolpe British b Germany 1905 1989 Wall Hanging Learn More Hannah Wilke American 1940

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Meyer Lansky’s Financial Network, c. 1960-78, 1997
    data cycle timeout 0 data download download 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 Mark Lombardi American 1951 2000 Meyer Lansky s Financial Network c 1960 78 1997 Medium Graphite and colored pencil on paper Dimensions 55 15 16 80 1 8 in 142 1 8 203 9 16 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Purchase Mrs Harry N Abrams Gift by exchange Mr and Mrs Robert Schloss Fund in honor of Ellen Flamm Mr and Mrs Steven D Bloom Gift by exchange and Fine Arts Acquisition Committee Funds 2001 62 Not On View Keywords Conceptual Historical Collection Area Works on Paper Submit Picture Request Working from syndicated news stories and other published reports Mark Lombardi compiled and transformed vast amounts of financial and historical data into what he called narrative structures drawings that at times consist of hundreds of notations in a single image In this drawing Lombardi diagrammed the financial network of Jewish mobster Meyer Lansky b Maier Suchowljansky 1902 1983 who along with Bugsy Siegel ran lucrative crime and gambling ventures in Florida pre Castro Cuba Las Vegas and the Bahamas Lombardi s intricate drawing details this organized crime empire the contemporary equivalent of a history painting Source The Jewish Museum New York NY CONTEMPORARY ART RECENT ACQUISTIONS April 11 July 27 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 Deborah Kass American b 1952 Double Red Yentl Split My Elvis Learn More Pastorino di Giovan Michele de Pastorini c 1508 1592 Medal of Gracia Nasi the Younger Learn More Moshe Zabari Israeli b 1935 Torah Crown Learn More Andy Warhol American 1928 1987 The Marx Brothers Learn More Israel Dov Rosenbaum Mizrah Learn More Ben Shahn American b Lithuania 1898 1969 New York Learn More Torah Ark Learn More John Ruslen active 1656 c 1715 Presentation Tray Lord Mayor s Tray Learn More Alice Neel American 1900 1984 Meyer Schapiro Learn More Matthew McCaslin American b 1957 Being the Light Learn More Deborah Kass American b 1952 Double Red Yentl Split My Elvis Learn More Pastorino di Giovan Michele de Pastorini c 1508 1592 Medal of Gracia Nasi the Younger Learn More Moshe Zabari Israeli b 1935 Torah Crown Learn More Andy Warhol American 1928 1987 The Marx Brothers Learn More Israel Dov Rosenbaum

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Marriage Scene: Blessing of the Bride and Groom, 1958-59
    download download 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 Marriage Scene Blessing of the Bride and Groom Artist Maker Ilya Schor American b Galicia 1904 1961 Culture Date New York United States 1958 59 Medium Gouache cut paper and gold leaf on board Dimensions 8 3 4 9 in 22 2 22 9 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Mira Schor 2004 63 Not On View Keywords Folk Marriage Collection Area Works on Paper Submit Picture Request This intricate papercut showcases one aspect of the traditional Jewish marriage ceremony the blessing of the bride and groom depicted here at center under the huppah or wedding canopy The artist has chosen a shtetl or Eastern European village as locale Roundels bearing the symbols of the zodiac flank the composition while at bottom a Hebrew inscription reads Blessed art Thou Lord who makes the groom happy with the bride Ilya Schor created marriage blessings for both of his daughters as a kind of artistic historical and spiritual dowry This fine illumination belonged to his eldest daughter Naomi who died in 2001 Source The Jewish Museum New York CULTURE AND CONTINUITY THE JEWISH JOURNEY October 27 2010 May 12 2011 Bibliography Freudenheim Tom ILYA SCHOR Exh cat New York The Jewish Museum 1965 p 13 Provenance the artist his daughter Naomi Ann Schor until d 2001 her sister Mira Schor until 2004 donated to TJM 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 Gert Wollheim American b German 1894 1974 Untitled Couple Learn More Chana Orloff French b Ukraine 1888 1968 Portrait of Madame Peretz Hirshbein Learn More Tina Barney American b 1945 The Trustee and The Curator Learn More Torah Shield Learn More Andy Warhol American 1928 1987 The Marx Brothers Learn More Quilt Learn More Hyman Bloom American b Latvia 1913 2009 Female Corpse Front View Learn More Beaker of the Polin Burial Society Learn More Kay Sekimachi American b 1926 Alms Container Tzedakabako Learn More Jacques Lipchitz American and French b Lithuania 1891 1973 The Sacrifice Learn More Gert Wollheim American b German 1894 1974 Untitled Couple Learn More Chana Orloff French b Ukraine 1888 1968 Portrait of Madame Peretz Hirshbein Learn More Tina Barney American b 1945 The Trustee and The Curator Learn More Torah Shield Learn More

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Ramparts Café, 1995-96
    and paper photocopies audiotape speakers incandescent lamps and Plexiglas vitrines Dimensions Dimensions variable Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Gary and Joanne Fink 2001 56a pp Not On View Keywords Conceptual Identity Political Submit Picture Request Created to commemorate the three thousandth anniversary of Jerusalem in 1995 Ramparts Café is a meditation on the ancient and modern aspects of the city A tabletop haphazardly covered with glasses plates eating utensils and ashtrays evokes contemporary life in Israel where opinions are often exchanged at the table Documents set in the transparent table and songs of prayer that emanate from it invoke the history of religious contention that continues to characterize the city Embedded within the tripartite table are photographic transparencies of historical and contemporary documents that recount the religious conflicts over Jerusalem The three parts of the table symbolize Judaism Christianity and Islam Within each part is a mix of documents from all three religions demonstrating that the individual history of each religion is enmeshed with that of the others A passage from the Dead Sea Scroll War Rule a passage from a twelfth century Crusader Bible and the same passage from a sixteenth century Koran provide religious justification for each group to wage war over Jerusalem The layers of the transparent texts are like archaeological strata Historical texts encased within the contemporary table reveals the modern city s perpetual and inevitable interaction with its three thousand year history The transparencies range from Josephus s writings about the ancient city to contemporary Israeli Muslim and British newspaper reports of hostilities and of negotiations The Jewish Christian and Muslim documents also demonstrate that history is not a single story but a collection of divergent and multiple narratives Ramparts Café rejects the notion of memory as fact Conflicting memories of three religions are dependent upon texts that are dusty warped and corroded The transparent layering of documents reinforces the way that free association functions in the memory process and suggests that memory is dependent on culture rather than fact The prayer songs speak to each group s collective memory as they conjure powerful emotions 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 James Jacques Joseph Tissot French 1836 1902 Joseph Dwelleth in Egypt Learn More Jacques Lipchitz American and French b Lithuania 1891 1973 The Sacrifice Learn More Tim N Gidal Israeli b Germany 1909 1996 Night of the Cabbalist Learn More Seder Plate Tiered Seder Set Learn More Deborah Kass American b 1952 Double Red Yentl Split My Elvis Learn More Raphael Soyer American b Russia 1899 1987 Dancing Lesson Learn More Ilse Bing American b Germany 1899 1998 New York Me and the Elevated Learn

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Untitled (Three Figures, with Woman Sewing), 1944
    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 Ilka Gedö Hungarian 1921 1985 Untitled Three Figures with Woman Sewing 1944 Medium Graphite on paper Dimensions 9 3 4 6 9 16 in 24 8 16 7 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Carol Ross 1996 49 Copyright 2009 Artists Rights Society ARS New York HUNGART Budapest Not On View Keywords Figurative Genre Holocaust Collection Area Works on Paper Submit Picture Request The three figures appear to be seated on benches Each is engaged in looking A man in a trilby sits behind a woman wearing a hat whose face is hidden from the viewer by the mirror she is holding In the foreground a woman in a headscarf and spectacles is preoccupied with handwork perhaps sewing although the flurry of lines used to build up tone provide little detail On the left lapel of the coat draped over this woman s shoulders is the star of David indicative of the fragile political situation of these figures During 1942 1943 Gedö studied with István Örkényi Strasser a sculptor connected with the National Hungarian Cultural Association of Jews OMIKE In the summer of 1944 she and her family were subject to forced relocation to an apartment of her relatives in the Budapest Ghetto The artist made numerous pencil drawings during this time recording her experiences of the anxious and frustrated lives of the inhabitants transforming her art into a more vigorous personal expression These simple line drawings are the first masterpieces in Ilka Gedö s oeuvre and some of them manifest a sculpturesque way of modeling Their faithfulness to reality has a historical significance Júlia Szabo Bibliography Hajdu István and Dávid Biró THE ART OF ILKA GEDÖ 1921 1985 ŒUVRE CATALOGUE AND DOCUMENTS Budapest Gondolat Kiadó 2003 p 211 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 Torah Case Finials Learn More Moritz Daniel Oppenheim German 1800 1882 The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance wit Learn More Burial Inscription Learn More Beaker of the Polin Burial Society Learn More Mezuzah Cover Mezuzah Cover of Mas uda Lakhriyef Learn More Alice Neel American 1900 1984 Meyer Schapiro Learn More Samuel Hirszenberg Polish 1865 1908 The Black Banner Learn More Joshua Neustein American and Israeli b Poland 1940 Weimar Series II Learn More Man Ray born Emmanuel Radnitzky American 1890 1976 Untitled Self Portrait with Camera Learn More Amy Klein Reichert American b 1959 Miriam Cup Learn More Torah Case Finials Learn More Moritz Daniel

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