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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Hanukkah Lamp, 1893
    Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Hanukkah Lamp Artist Maker Jan Pogorzelski active before 1851 c 1910 Culture Date Warsaw Poland 1893 Medium Silver repoussé traced engraved punched and cast Dimensions 26 3 4 18 8 1 4 in 67 9 45 7 21 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Dr Harry G Friedman F 192 Not On View Keywords Hanukkah Metalwork Revival styles Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request By the mid nineteenth and into the early twentieth century converter lamps became popular among Jews in Austria Hungary Czechoslovakia and Poland These consisted of an upper section of a menorah form lamp that had a socket at the bottom which could be inserted into a candlestick This no doubt allowed manufacturers to sell lamps more cheaply since the purchaser need only buy the top portion and could use candlesticks already in his or her possession probably Sabbath lights There are numerous examples in the collection of just the upper parts as well as sets in which the candlesticks were made by a different artist The firm of Jan Pogorzelski was one of several Warsaw silversmiths producing this type of lamp with grape clusters and leaves entwined around the arms The earliest examples by Michael Swinarksi and Pogorzelski date to the 1850s and 1860s Reproductions are known from the later twentieth century For example the Grand Street Silver Company in New York ambitiously advertised its version as a reproduction of seventeenth and eighteenth century pieces and extolled a special feature the arms could be rotated for use as a secular candelabrum Source Braunstein Susan LUMINOUS ART HANUKKAH MENORAHS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New Haven and London Yale University Press 2004 pp 142 Bibliography Braunstein Susan FIVE CENTURIES OF HANUKKAH LAMPS FROM THE JEWISH MUSEUM A CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ New Haven and London Yale University Press 2004 pp 142 143 Braunstein Susan LUMINOUS ART HANUKKAH MENORAHS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New Haven and London Yale University Press 2004 pp 142 143 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 Louis Faurer American 1916 2001 Staten Island Ferry Learn More Jacob Koppel Gans G old s ticker Torah Ark Curtain and Valance Learn More Alice Neel American 1900 1984 Meyer Schapiro Learn More Mezuzah Cover Mezuzah Cover of Mas uda Lakhriyef Learn More Boris Schatz Russian 1866 1932 Self Portrait Learn More Marriage Canopy Learn More Albert Bloch American 1882 1961 March of the Clowns Learn More Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 Portrait of Vera List Learn More Man Ray born Emmanuel Radnitzky American 1890 1976 Untitled Self Portrait with Camera Learn More Shimon Attie American b 1957

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Marriage Canopy, 1867/68
    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 Canopy Culture Date Ottoman Bulgaria 1867 68 Medium Silk satin weave embroidered with metallic thread and spangles Dimensions 64 1 4 53 in 163 2 134 6 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Eve Robert and Richard Aries in memory of their husband and father Emile Conservation made possible through a grant from The Coby Foundation Ltd New York 2000 89 Not On View Keywords Marriage Textiles Collection Area Ceremonial Art Themes Marriage Submit Picture Request The wedding canopy symbolizes the home established by the couple through their marriage This beautiful example was dedicated to a member of the donors family as attested by the Hebrew inscription For my dear daughter Veneziana di Aryeh 5628 1867 68 The canopy s composition is characteristically Ottoman with a large motif occupying the center balanced by smaller decorative elements Also typical are the deep color of the silk ground and its embroidery with gold threads Worked areas alternate with voids thereby allowing the color of the silk to be an integral part of the design and lending a sense of depth to the textile Source The Jewish Museum New York CULTURE AND CONTINUITY THE JEWISH JOURNEY January 3 July 25 2006 Jewish couples typically stand under a canopy at their marriage ceremony The wedding canopy or huppah represents the home the bride and groom will be establishing together This Ottoman huppah is an interesting example of cultural hybridity the silk background and gold embroidery on this example reflect Ottoman cultural traditions while the dedication by a father to his daughter Veneciana a name derived from Venice reveals the Italian influence in the Balkans due to the presence of Italian traders during this period Show Marriage description Bibliography Berger Maurice et al MASTERWORKS OF THE JEWISH MUSEUM New York The Jewish Museum 2004 pp 130 131 This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Marriage 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 Tamar de Vries Winter Israeli b 1946 Marriage Cups Learn More Dina Knapp Israeli and American b Cyprus 1947 Marriage Contract Learn More Gay Block American b 1942 A Recontextualized Ketubbah Learn More Moritz Daniel Oppenheim German 1800 1882 The Wedding Die Trauung Learn More Marriage Dress The Grand Costume El keswa el kbira Learn More Mila Tanya Griebel British b 1963 Marriage Ring Marriage I would rather have a cup of tea Learn More Marriage Contract Learn More Moshe Zabari Israeli b 1935 Marriage Ring Learn More Leo Schutzman American b Russia 1878 1962 The Wedding Learn More Marriage Contract Learn More Tamar de Vries Winter Israeli

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  • The Jewish Museum - About this Site
    TO YOUR USE OF OUR SITE SERVICES OR CONTENT OR THESE TERMS REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY WHETHER TORT INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE CONTRACT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE MUSEUM AND ITS DIRECTORS OFFICERS EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS FOR ANY CLAIM OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER BASED ON ANY LOSS LIABILITY OR INJURY ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF OUR SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF THESE TERMS INCLUDING FROM ERRORS OMISSIONS INTERRUPTIONS OR INACCURACIES IN OUR SITE SERVICES OR CONTENT FOR DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE IS US100 SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR THESE KINDS OF DAMAGES SO THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU Indemnification You agree to indemnify and hold the Museum and its directors officers employees and agents harmless against all liabilities losses damages and costs including reasonable attorneys fees that any of the indemnified parties may incur arising out of your use of our Site services or content or your violation of these Terms The Museum reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which we are entitled to indemnification You agree to provide us with all cooperation we reasonably request Termination We reserve the right to terminate these Terms our Site and any services or content offered through our Site at any time without notice for any reason The Disclaimers Limitation of Liability Indemnification and General sections of these Terms along with any other provision that by its terms contemplates survival will survive any termination General These Terms which includes the Privacy Policy are the complete agreement between you and the Museum regarding your use of our Site supersede all other agreements oral or written between you and the Museum and are governed by and should be construed according to the laws of the State of New York applicable to agreements made and completely performed in New York unless doing so would lead to the application of the laws of 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of that party s right The word including in these Terms is intended to be illustrative and means including without being limited to Contact Us Questions If you have any questions about our Terms including our Privacy Policy or our Site please contact the Museum at marketing thejm org Last Updated July 30 2014 Privacy Policy Welcome to the website Site operated by the Jewish Museum Museum we our or us The Museum is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit our Site This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms of Use collectively Terms Please read this Privacy Policy carefully because by visiting our Site you agree to be legally bound by and comply with its terms If you do not agree please do not use the Site We reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy from time to time If you continue to use the Site after we post revisions you agree to the revised terms Information We Collect and How We Use It We collect personally identifiable information from you e g name mailing address 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  • The Jewish Museum - Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey
    New York Gift of Richard and Beatrice Levy 1984 61 Necklace San a Yemen 19th 20th century Silver granulated filigree parcel gilt appliqué engraved and punched glass 3 7 8 x 22 3 8 in 9 9 x 56 8 cm The Jewish Museum New York Purchase Gift of Dr Harry G Friedman by exchange 1994 76 Thomas Sully American b England 1783 1872 Sally Etting 1808 Oil on canvas 30 x 25 in 76 2 x 63 5 cm The Jewish Museum New York 30 x 25 in 76 2 x 63 5 cm Gift of William Wollman Foundation F 4610 Matthew McCaslin American b 1927 Being the Light New York New York United States 2000 Light bulbs porcelain light fixtures metal electrical conduit switches and metal receptacle box 62 x 44 3 4 x 10 1 2 in 157 5 x 113 7 x 26 7 cm The Jewish Museum New York Purchase Contemporary Judaica Acquisitions Committee Fund and Judaica Acquisitions Fund 2001 14a j Figurine of Semitic Merchant China mid 7th early 8th century Clay glazed painted and fired 12 1 4 in 31 1 cm The Jewish Museum New York Gift of Earl and Irene Morse 1987 110 Digital image 2006 The Jewish Museum New York Photo by Ardon Bar Hama Reuven Rubin Israeli b Romania 1893 1974 Goldfish Vendor 1928 Oil on canvas 29 1 2 X 24 in 74 9 x 61 cm The Jewish Museum New York Gift of Kitty and Harold J Ruttenberg 1985 227 Mezuzah Cover of Mas uda Lakhriyef Morocco 20th century Silver engraved and pierced 10 1 4 x 7 in 26 x 17 8 cm The Jewish Museum New York Purchase Judaica Acquisitions Fund 1997 170 Next Previous Moritz Daniel Oppenheim German 1800 1882 The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance with Old Customs Die Heimkehr des Freiwilligen aus den Befreiungskriegen zu den nach alter Sitte lebenden Seinen 1833 34 oil on canvas 34 x 37 in 86 4 x 94 cm The Jewish Museum New York Gift of Richard and Beatrice Levy 1984 61 The acclaimed permanent exhibition tells the unfolding story of Jewish culture and identity through 800 works of art archaeology ceremonial objects photographs video and interactive media Installation view of the permanent exhibition Culture and Continuity The Jewish Journey The Jewish Museum New York Photo David Heald At the heart of the Jewish Museum is its permanent exhibition Culture and Continuity The Jewish Journey representing one of the world s great opportunities to explore Jewish culture and history through art This vibrant two floor exhibition features 800 works from the Museum s remarkably diverse collection of art archaeology ceremonial objects video photographs and interactive media It examines the Jewish experience as it has evolved from antiquity to the present over 4 000 years and asks two vital questions How has Judaism been able to thrive for thousands of years across the globe often in

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  • The Jewish Museum - Exhibitions
    interpret art and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search Current Permanent Upcoming Past Touring Film Festival Current Exhibitions Masterpieces Curiosities Alfred Stieglitz s The Steerage September 25 2015 February 14 2016 The Television Project Picturing a People September 25 2015 February 14 2016 Unorthodox November 6 2015 March 27 2016 Using Walls Floors and Ceilings Valeska Soares November 6 2015 April 24 2016 Sights and Sounds Highlights February 5 June 30 2016 Permanent Exhibitions Culture and Continuity The Jewish Journey Archaeology Zone Discovering Treasures from Playgrounds to Palaces Upcoming Exhibitions Isaac Mizrahi An Unruly History March 18 August 7 2016 The Television Project Some of My Best Friends March 18 August 14 2016 Masterpieces Curiosities The Fictional Portrait March 18 August 14 2016 Roberto Burle Marx Brazilian Modernist May 6 September 18 2016 Using Walls Floors and Ceilings Beatriz Milhazes May 6 October 23 2016 Past Exhibitions 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 The Power of Pictures Early Soviet Photography Early Soviet Film September 25 2015 February 7 2016 Becoming Jewish Warhol s Liz and Marilyn September 25 2015 February 7 2016 Sights and Sounds Japan January 2 February 4 2016 Touring Exhibitions Revolution of the Eye Modern Art and the Birth of American Television The Power of Pictures Early Soviet Photography Early Soviet Film New York Jewish Film Festival New York Jewish Film Festival 2015 January 14 29 2015 New York Jewish Film Festival 2014 January 8 23 2014 New York Jewish Film Festival 2013 January 9 24 2013 New York Jewish Film Festival 2012 January 11 26 2012 New York Jewish Film Festival 2011 January 12 27 2011 New York

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  • The Jewish Museum - Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Valeska Soares
    Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Pinterest article data cycle speed 1000 data cycle swipe true data cycle center horz true data cycle center vert true data cycle timeout 0 data caption container gallery attribution Time Has No Shadows work in progress Antique oriental rug and gold silkscreen c Valeska Soares Artwork Valeska Soares digital image Charles Benton Previous Slide Next Slide Time Has No Shadows work in progress Antique oriental rug and gold silkscreen c Valeska Soares About Using Walls Floors and Ceilings Beatriz Milhazes Now Playing Through April 20 2014 Upcoming Starting November 8 2013 Now Playing Mel Bochner Through October 19 2014 Upcoming Mel Bochner Starting May 2 2014 Now Playing Willem de Rooij Through April 19 2015 Upcoming Willem de Rooij Starting October 31 2014 Now Playing Chantal Joffe Through October 25 2015 Upcoming Chantal Joffe Starting May 1 2015 The Jewish Museum s exhibition series bringing site specific works of art to the Museum s main lobby continues this fall with artist Valeska Soares Time Has No Shadows 2015 a work that attempts to give form to the passage of time and connect its ungraspable infiniteness with the slipperiness of language and the instability of meaning Soares s artworks are often assembled from antiques and used materials like those included in this work This process of recirculation gives new life to the discarded and disused and adds to the stories accumulated across their scratched and faded surfaces In Time Has No Shadows poetic texts are placed on the carpet in a spiral shape with a subtly altered antique pocket watch hanging above each text These revisions and alterations add yet another layer to the enigmatic histories of these timeworn items inviting visitors to contemplate their own narratives for the installation and the objects within it Installation view of the exhibition Using Walls Floors and Ceilings Valeska Soares The Jewish Museum NY Photo by David Heald About the artist Born in 1957 in Belo Horizonte Brazil Valeska Soares is a contemporary sculpture artist who currently lives and works in New York City Using organic and man made elements Soares produces ephemeral sculptures that reference spirituality mortality eroticism time and language The depth and complexity of her work is magnified by the use of intimate materials such as clay flowers perfume pocket watches and antique furniture Soares received her Bachelor of Architecture from the Universidad Santa Úrsula Rio de Janeiro and a postgraduate diploma in the History of Art and Architecture from the Pontifical Universidad Católica Soares transitioned to a fine art practice and had her first solo exhibition in 1991 at Rio s Espao Cultural Sprig Porto Shortly after she moved to New York and completed an MFA at the Pratt Institute UsingWalls Using Walls Floors and Ceilings Valeska Soares is organized by Jens Hoffmann Deputy Director Exhibitions and Public Programs and Kelly Taxter Assistant Curator Using Walls Floors and Ceilings Valeska Soares is made possible by the generous support of

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  • The Jewish Museum - Sights and Sounds: Highlights
    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 Gallery About Sights and Sounds Highlights February 5 June 30 2016 Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Pinterest Images from Sights and Sounds Global Film and Video exhibition series November 8 2013 June 30 2016 The Jewish Museum New York Sights and Sounds Highlights features key work by 25 artists from around the world presented as the final installment in the Sights and Sounds Global Film and Video exhibition series Installation view of Sights and Sounds Global Film and Video in the Goodkind Media Center Photo by David Heald From Cambodia curated by Erin Gleeson Studio Revolt Khmer Arts Neang Neak Serpent Goddess 2012 From Brazil curated by Luiza Proença Regina Parra 7 536 Steps For a Geography of Proximity 2012 From Romania curated by Daria Ghiu Anca Benera and Arnold Estefan Pacta Sunt Servanda Agreements Must Be Kept 2012 From Peru curated by Miguel A López Eliana Otta Refundación Refounding 2011 From Canada curated by Melanie O Brian Robert Arndt A Line Meant in Passing 2010 From Angola curated by Suzana Sousa Iris Buchholz Chocolate Os sonhos do embondeiro Baobab s Dreams 2012 From China curated by Carol Yinghua Lu Chen Shaoxiong Ink Media 2011 13 From Israel curated by Chen Tamir Mika Rottenberg Sneeze 2012 From Portugal curated by Miguel Amado Salomé Lamas A Comunidade The Community 2012 From Singapore curated by Patrick D Flores Ho Tzu Nyen Newton 2009 From Poland curated by Joanna Warsza Karolina Bregu a Offence 2013 From Australia curated by Wayne Tunnicliffe Angelica Mesiti Some Dance to Remember Some Dance to Forget 2012 From Turkey curated by Emre Baykal Nevin Aladaģ Hochparterre Mezzanine 2009 From Vietnam curated by Zoe Butt UuDam Tran Nguyen Waltz of the Machine Equestrians The Machine Equestrians 2012 From Mexico curated by María Inés Rodríguez Edgardo Aragón Exterminio Annihilation 2014 From Hungary curated by Tijana Stepanovi Katarina Ševi and Tehnica Schweiz Gasium et Circenses Gas and Circuses 2013 From Nigeria curated by Jude Anogwih Uche Okpa Iroha The Plantation Boy 2012 From India curated by Nancy Adajania Ranbir Kaleka Forest 2012 From Cuba curated by Mailyn Machado Vanessa Portieles and Yanelvis González Afuera The Other Side 2012 From New Zealand curated by Natasha Conland Shannon Te Ao Two Shoots That Stretch Far Out 2013 14 From Philippines curated by Joselina Cruz Martha Atienza Anito 2012 From Argentina curated by Inés Katzenstein Leticia Obeid Dobles Doubles 2013 From South Africa curated by Josh Ginsburg Dineo Seshee Bopape is i am sky 2013 From Colombia curated by Juan A Gaitán Oscar Muñoz Distopía Dystopia 2014 From Japan curated by Yukie Kamiya Ishu Han Return 2011 Contact Us 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St New York

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  • The Jewish Museum - Archaeology Zone: Discovering Treasures from Playgrounds to Palaces
    Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Pinterest Next Previous This interactive exhibition reveals to children what happens after archaeologists unearth artifacts and bring them back to their labs for in depth analysis Children take on the role of archaeologists as they search for clues about objects dating from ancient times to the present day Closed on Saturdays Archaeology Zone Discovering Treasures from Playgrounds to Palaces is inspired by the Museum s renowned collection of extraordinary art and artifacts Children are invited to discover the world of archaeology through a fascinating in depth study of art and artifacts from ancient times to the present day They can explore the methods employed by archaeologists after an excavation occurs specifically how they analyze the objects that have been unearthed The exhibition illuminates how the analysis of artifacts teaches us about the development of art and cultures over time while establishing connections to objects and ideas in our daily lives Assuming the role of the archaeologist children embark on an exciting adventure where they encounter unusual objects and determine how and why they were made Children piece together two larger than life vessels examine replicas through weighing and magnifying interpret symbols in a colorful mosaic create works of art inspired by unique objects in the Museum s collection dress in costumes from long ago and much more This exhibition also includes an introductory video original artifacts and colorful illustrations that will provide a visual context for how objects were used and preserved over time Archaeology Zone is funded through a generous grant from the Rita J and Stanley H Kaplan Family Foundation Inc Additional support was provided by COTRONICS CORPORATION Eleanore E and Barry D Reznik Related Events article data cycle speed 1000 data cycle swipe true data cycle timeout 0 Sun Feb 14

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