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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Sarah Bernhardt, 1980
    painted the eyelids lips and face in garish colors and then applied the silk screened photograph slightly off register Marilyn Monroe 1962 was a historic success In later portraits Warhol added large cubes of color that were complementary to his sitters faces and outlined certain features with sketchy brush strokes A certain ambiguity remained however is the purpose commemoration or advertisement Warhol claimed utter indifference yet he perceived the numbing effect of our overexposure to car crashes race riots and electric chair executions as well as the media s power to deify celebrities The Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century was commissioned by dealer Ronald Feldman Warhol recorded the series in his diary on August 29 1979 I haven t been told for sure yet who s in it think they were considering Bobby Dylan but I read that he turned born again Christian In the end it included French actress Sarah Bernhardt Gertrude Stein Golda Meir the Marx Brothers Franz Kafka George Gershwin Sigmund Freud Albert Einstein Martin Buber and Louis Brandeis The artist used archival or existing photographs instantly recognizable but jazzed up they are poster size big enough to be seen clearly across a gallery Blocks of hot blue turquoise red pink orange yellow and green underlie their faces brush strokes dart around eyebrows lips and hair When the portfolio and the related paintings were exhibited at The Jewish Museum in September 1980 the project was harshly criticized as vulgar tawdry and exploitative of its Jewish subjects Yet there is something in the luminous eyes of Franz Kafka under intense blue slashed by lightning rod yellow in the handsome profile of George Gershwin squared by hunter green in the zany movement of the Marx Brothers triplicate heads in Sarah Bernhardt s youthful gaze through luscious red and pink that leads one to believe that Warhol was not as uninvolved as he claimed that he admired his Ten Jewish Geniuses as he called them Source Berger Maurice et al MASTERWORKS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New York The Jewish Museum 2004 cover pp 230 231 Bibliography Baal Teshuva Jacob ed ANDY WARHOL 1928 1987 Munich Prestel Verlag 1993 p 123 Berger Maurice et al MASTERWORKS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New York The Jewish Museum 2004 cover pp 230 231 Feldman Frayda and Jörg Schellmann ANDY WARHOL PRINTS A CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ New York Ronald Feldmand Fine Arts Inc 1989 nos 226 235 The Jewish Museum ANDY WARHOL TEN PORTRAITS OF JEWS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Exh cat New York The Jewish Museum 1980 Meyer Richard WARHOL S JEWS TEN PORTRAITS RECONSIDERED Exh cat New York The Jewish Museum 2008 pp 50 51 Provenance the artist Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc the publisher New York I Brewster Co Gallery Philadelphia Pennsylvania sold to Beitler sold to Lorraine and Martin Beitler New Jersey May 1992 until 2006 This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century article data

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Golda Meir, 1980
    a black and white publicity photograph of Marilyn Monroe cropped it outlined the shape of her head and shoulders on a large canvas painted the eyelids lips and face in garish colors and then applied the silk screened photograph slightly off register Marilyn Monroe 1962 was a historic success In later portraits Warhol added large cubes of color that were complementary to his sitters faces and outlined certain features with sketchy brush strokes A certain ambiguity remained however is the purpose commemoration or advertisement Warhol claimed utter indifference yet he perceived the numbing effect of our overexposure to car crashes race riots and electric chair executions as well as the media s power to deify celebrities The Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century was commissioned by dealer Ronald Feldman Warhol recorded the series in his diary on August 29 1979 I haven t been told for sure yet who s in it think they were considering Bobby Dylan but I read that he turned born again Christian In the end it included French actress Sarah Bernhardt Gertrude Stein Golda Meir the Marx Brothers Franz Kafka George Gershwin Sigmund Freud Albert Einstein Martin Buber and Louis Brandeis The artist used archival or existing photographs instantly recognizable but jazzed up they are poster size big enough to be seen clearly across a gallery Blocks of hot blue turquoise red pink orange yellow and green underlie their faces brush strokes dart around eyebrows lips and hair When the portfolio and the related paintings were exhibited at The Jewish Museum in September 1980 the project was harshly criticized as vulgar tawdry and exploitative of its Jewish subjects Yet there is something in the luminous eyes of Franz Kafka under intense blue slashed by lightning rod yellow in the handsome profile of George Gershwin squared by hunter green in the zany movement of the Marx Brothers triplicate heads in Sarah Bernhardt s youthful gaze through luscious red and pink that leads one to believe that Warhol was not as uninvolved as he claimed that he admired his Ten Jewish Geniuses as he called them Source Berger Maurice et al MASTERWORKS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New York The Jewish Museum 2004 p 230 Bibliography Baal Teshuva Jacob ed ANDY WARHOL 1928 1987 Munich Prestel Verlag 1993 p 123 Berger Maurice et al MASTERWORKS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New York The Jewish Museum 2004 p 230 Feldman Frayda and Jörg Schellmann ANDY WARHOL PRINTS A CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ New York Ronald Feldmand Fine Arts Inc 1989 nos 226 235 The Jewish Museum ANDY WARHOL TEN PORTRAITS OF JEWS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Exh cat New York The Jewish Museum 1980 Meyer Richard WARHOL S JEWS TEN PORTRAITS RECONSIDERED Exh cat New York The Jewish Museum 2008 pp 38 39 Provenance the artist Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc the publisher New York I Brewster Co Gallery Philadelphia Pennsylvania sold to Lorraine and Martin Beitler New Jersey May 1992 until 2006 donated to TJM This information may change

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Louis Brandeis, 1980
    her head and shoulders on a large canvas painted the eyelids lips and face in garish colors and then applied the silk screened photograph slightly off register Marilyn Monroe 1962 was a historic success In later portraits Warhol added large cubes of color that were complementary to his sitters faces and outlined certain features with sketchy brush strokes A certain ambiguity remained however is the purpose commemoration or advertisement Warhol claimed utter indifference yet he perceived the numbing effect of our overexposure to car crashes race riots and electric chair executions as well as the media s power to deify celebrities The Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century was commissioned by dealer Ronald Feldman Warhol recorded the series in his diary on August 29 1979 I haven t been told for sure yet who s in it think they were considering Bobby Dylan but I read that he turned born again Christian In the end it included French actress Sarah Bernhardt Gertrude Stein Golda Meir the Marx Brothers Franz Kafka George Gershwin Sigmund Freud Albert Einstein Martin Buber and Louis Brandeis The artist used archival or existing photographs instantly recognizable but jazzed up they are poster size big enough to be seen clearly across a gallery Blocks of hot blue turquoise red pink orange yellow and green underlie their faces brush strokes dart around eyebrows lips and hair When the portfolio and the related paintings were exhibited at The Jewish Museum in September 1980 the project was harshly criticized as vulgar tawdry and exploitative of its Jewish subjects Yet there is something in the luminous eyes of Franz Kafka under intense blue slashed by lightning rod yellow in the handsome profile of George Gershwin squared by hunter green in the zany movement of the Marx Brothers triplicate heads in Sarah Bernhardt s youthful gaze through luscious red and pink that leads one to believe that Warhol was not as uninvolved as he claimed that he admired his Ten Jewish Geniuses as he called them Source Berger Maurice et al MASTERWORKS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New York The Jewish Museum 2004 p 230 Bibliography Baal Teshuva Jacob ed ANDY WARHOL 1928 1987 Munich Prestel Verlag 1993 p 123 Berger Maurice et al MASTERWORKS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New York The Jewish Museum 2004 p 230 Feldman Frayda and Jörg Schellmann ANDY WARHOL PRINTS A CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ New York Ronald Feldmand Fine Arts Inc 1989 nos 226 235 The Jewish Museum ANDY WARHOL TEN PORTRAITS OF JEWS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Exh cat New York The Jewish Museum 1980 Meyer Richard WARHOL S JEWS TEN PORTRAITS RECONSIDERED Exh cat New York The Jewish Museum 2008 pp 36 37 Provenance the artist Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc the publisher New York I Brewster Co Gallery Philadelphia Pennsylvania sold to Lorraine and Martin Beitler New Jersey May 1992 until 2006 donated to TJM This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Ten Portraits of Jews of the

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Rug, 1910-15
    Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Rug Artist Maker Bezalel School Artist Maker Yaa kov Stark d c 1916 Artist Maker Avraham Baradon d 1949 Culture Date Jerusalem Israel 1910 15 Medium Wool knotted Dimensions 67 1 2 30 3 4 in 171 5 78 1 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Maurice and Rachel Ahdoot to celebrate the life of Solly 1995 96 Not On View Keywords Textiles Collection Area Decorative Arts Submit Picture Request The Bezalel School was established by Boris Schatz in 1906 one of the founders of the Academy of Art 1866 1932 in Sofia His goal was to develop a distinctive Hebrew style as opposed to having Jewish artists work in diasporic styles The use of Hebrew letters as decorative motifs was one of the elements of the new style Foremost among the designers of alphabets was Ya akov Stark who combined Art Nouveau style with Islamic arabesques to create new alphabets On this rug the name of the workshop Bezalel Jerusalem appears at the top inscribed within a cartouche in the interlaced lettering characteristic of works from 1910 to 1915 Similarly shaped medallions along the sides and bottom contain the phrase eretz ha tzvi land of the deer a poetic reference to the Land of Israel The circular medallions that separate the oblong ones are filled with a monogram spelling Jerusalem The design of the central panel is based on the theme of the seven branched menorah Interlocking small lamp stands fill a trapezoidal field In the corners are larger menorot drawn in an exaggerated version of Art Nouveau Documentary evidence indicates that the design was the work of Avraham Baradon who began study at Bezalel in 1906 working in the carpet department and later heading the department of damascene work Source Berger Maurice et al MASTERWORKS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New York The Jewish Museum 2004 p 179 Bibliography Berger Maurice et al MASTERWORKS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New York The Jewish Museum 2004 p 179 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 Purse Purse of Abraham Cohen Learn More Louis Faurer American 1916 2001 Staten Island Ferry Learn More Joel Otterson American b 1959 Hanukkah Lamp Unorthodox Menorah II Learn More Harley Swedler American b Canada 1962 Mezuzah in Case Beron Mezuzah Learn More Peter Blume American b Russia 1906 1992 Pig s Feet and Vinegar Learn More Pastorino di Giovan Michele de Pastorini c 1508 1592 Medal of Gracia Nasi the Younger Learn More Spice Container Learn More Eleanor Antin American b 1935 Vilna Nights Learn More Burial Plaque Learn More Ilse Bing American b

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  • The Jewish Museum - Search
    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 13 search results Collection 13 results Hebrew Immigration Aid Society Sonia Handelman Meyer American b 1920 Women at Hebrew Immigration Aid Society Sonia Handelman Meyer American b 1920 Refugees Looking at List of Survivors Shanghai China Arthur Rothstein American 1915 1985 Ellis Island Eye Exam Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 High Tea in the Sukkah Solomon Joseph Solomon British 1860 1927 Hanukkah Lamp Hanukkah Lamp Inndustria Jews in the Synagogue Rembrandt van Rijn Dutch 1606 1669 Hanukkah Lamp The Son of the Rabbi and His Daughter Marriage at the Synagogue Jacques Emile Blanche French 1861 1942 Night of the Cabbalist Tim N Gidal Israeli b Germany 1909 1996 New Year Greeting Happy Jack born Angokwazhuk Inupiaq b Alaska c 1870 1918 The Steerage Alfred Stieglitz American 1864 1946 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

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    Visits Families 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 0 search results Sorry your search for Surrealism did not return any Collection results Please check your spelling or try a different search term 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 Today is

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Genealogy of Seixas, Hendricks, and Gomez Families, 1930
    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 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 Lafayette Anthony Goldstone American 1876 1956 Genealogy of Seixas Hendricks and Gomez Families 1930 Medium Ink and graphite on paper Dimensions 33 5 8 50 in 85 4 127 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Purchase Joanna Rose Gift Sally and Peter Rabinowitz Solis Cohen Gift and the Stanley and Enid Alterman Fund 1987 112 Not On View Keywords Families Historical Collection Area Works on Paper Submit Picture Request Provenance Myrtilla Florence Hendricks commission Rye New York Alma Hendricks later Harwood Charles Harwood Jr her son until d 1987 sale William Doyle Galleries New York May 27 1987 lot no 275 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 Marc Chagall French b Belorussia 1887 1985 Untitled Old Man with Beard Learn More Moshe Zabari Israeli b 1935 Torah Crown Learn More Ben Shahn American b Lithuania 1898 1969 New York Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More Michael Berkowitz American b 1952 Marriage Dress Fashions for the Millennium Protective Amulet Costume Learn More Adolph Gottlieb American 1903 1974 Torah Ark Curtain Learn More Amy Klein Reichert American b 1959 Miriam Cup Learn More Salom Italia 1619 after 1655 Esther Scroll Learn More William Anastasi American b 1933 Untitled Jew Learn More Jug Learn More Marc Chagall French b Belorussia 1887 1985 Untitled Old Man with Beard Learn More Moshe Zabari Israeli b 1935 Torah Crown Learn More Ben Shahn American b Lithuania 1898 1969 New York Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More Michael Berkowitz American b 1952 Marriage Dress Fashions for the Millennium Protective Amulet Costume Learn More Adolph Gottlieb American 1903 1974 Torah Ark Curtain Learn More Amy Klein Reichert American b 1959 Miriam Cup Learn More Salom Italia 1619 after 1655 Esther Scroll Learn More William Anastasi American b 1933 Untitled Jew Learn More Jug Learn More

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Marriage Blouse, late 19th century
    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 Blouse Culture Date Cochin India late 19th century Medium Silk appliquéd with gold and silver pressed ornaments and sequins gold ribbon Dimensions 22 1 4 29 1 2 in 56 5 74 9 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Bequest of Johanna L Spector 2008 155 Not On View Keywords Costumes Marriage Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request At her wedding the Cochini bride wore a sumptuously decorated version of her everyday dress a short sleeved blouse such as this example and wrapped skirt lungi She could spend up to one year embroidering the lavish gold thread decoration or as in this example gold and silver ornaments created by a jeweler were sewn on in beautiful patterns In the past the bridal dress could be any color but in the 20th century white came to be preferred probably due to Western influence This clothing was expensive and made only for daughters of affluent families but they were passed on within families and lent to poorer girls so that no matter a girl s means she could be properly dressed and adorned for her wedding Source The Jewish Museum New York JEWS OF INDIA October 27 1985 February 15 1986 Provenance Johanna Spector by 1985 bequeathed to TJM 2008 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 Nan Goldin American b 1953 Self Portrait in blue bathroom London Learn More Shimon Attie American b 1957 Joachim Ecke Auguststrasse Slide projection of former Jewish resident 1931 Berlin Learn More Burial Plaque Learn More Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert American b Germany 1900 1981 Passover Set Learn More James Jacques Joseph Tissot French 1836 1902 Joseph Dwelleth in Egypt Learn More Leonard Baskin American 1922 2000 The Altar 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 Hyman Bloom American b Latvia 1913 2009 Female Corpse Front View Learn More Johann Valentin Schüler 1650 1720 master 1680 Sabbath Festival Lamp Learn More Boris Schatz Russian 1866 1932 Self Portrait Learn More Nan Goldin American b 1953 Self Portrait in blue bathroom London Learn More Shimon Attie American b 1957 Joachim Ecke Auguststrasse Slide projection of former Jewish resident 1931 Berlin Learn More Burial Plaque Learn More Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert American b Germany 1900 1981 Passover Set Learn More James Jacques

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