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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - I Hate the Name Kenneth, 1996
    Museum New York Acquistion Purchase Barbara S Horowitz Howard E Rachofsky Ruth M and Stephen Durschlag Marcia May J W Heller Foundation Michael L Rosenberg Helga and Samuel Feldman Caroline B Michahelles and Robert G Pollock gifts and Fine Arts Acquisitions Committee Fund 1997 26a h On View Keywords Identity Portrait Collection Area Paintings Submit Picture Request When I was growing up people often assumed I wasn t Jewish because I have red hair Sometimes if I found myself in a situation where I preferred not to identify myself as a Jew I just packed away my Yiddish expressions tried not to gesture with my hands too wildly and kept my usual skepticism under wraps And besides the red hair the name Aptekar could go either way nobody was ever too sure what it meant about my heritage Jewish names as a result interest me Perhaps because of pangs of guilt at my own willingness to pass as Not Jewish I have little tolerance for Jews who change their names to sound less Jewish Though in recent years I ve been using mostly Rembrandt s paintings as sources for my own last year I decided to leave him for a while If my work is to be understood in part as a critique of the authority of Old Master paintings then my preoccupation with the King of the Old masters was bound to give way to many uncrowned Enter Isidor Kaufmann largely forgotten painter of the 19th century Born in 1853 in Arad today situated in Romania he lived most of his life in Vienna traveling to Galicia to paint Jews in the shtetles Is my work Jewish because I insist on combining text the Word with images Is it Jewish because in my heart I think images can mislead words you can trust more Is it the importance I attach to interpretation or my sometimes insufferable judgementalism Is it my mistrust of authority seen here as Old Master painting gentile and male Or my interest in a physical sense of the body as pleasurable and as ethnic sign Or is it simply the question I ask Ken Aptekar 1996 Source The Jewish Museum New York CULTURE AND CONTINUITY THE JEWISH JOURNEY February 3 1999 present 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 David Bomberg British 1890 1957 Hear O Israel Learn More Louis Faurer American 1916 2001 Staten Island Ferry Learn More Joel Otterson American b 1959 Hanukkah Lamp Unorthodox Menorah II Learn More Solomon Alexander Hart British 1806 1881 The Feast of the Rejoicing of the Law at the Synagogue in Leghorn Italy Learn More Michael Berkowitz American b 1952 Marriage Dress Fashions for

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/collection/5229-i-hate-the-name-kenneth (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Simon ‘n Rastus, 1990
    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 Robert Arneson American 1930 1992 Simon n Rastus 1990 Medium Plastic enamel oil and acrylic on canvas Dimensions 94 72 in 238 8 182 9 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Purchase Sandra Shannonhouse Gift and Kristie A Jayne Fund 1995 32 Copyright Art Estate of Robert Arneson Licensed by VAGA New York NY On View Keywords Figurative Political Portrait Collection Area Paintings Submit Picture Request In combining a caricature of a Jewish man Simon with a caricature of a black man Rastus Robert Arneson who is neither African American nor Jewish suggests a complex relationship between these two groups While both have faced discrimination they have also come into direct conflict with one another The figures at the bottom of the canvas seem to address the embattled nature of the communities and the persistence of racist and antisemitic attitudes Source The Jewish Museum New York CULTURE AND CONTINUITY THE JEWISH JOURNEY July 11 2008 May 19 2011 Bibliography Salzman Jack ed BRIDGES AND BOUNDARIES AFRICAN AMERICANS AND AMERICAN JEWS New York George Braziller Inc 1992 pp 242 243 Frumkin Adams Gallery ROBERT ARNESON BLACK Exh cat New York Frumkin Adams Gallery 1990 p 11 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 Quilt Learn More Pastorino di Giovan Michele de Pastorini c 1508 1592 Medal of Gracia Nasi the Younger Learn More George Segal American 1924 2000 The Holocaust Learn More Jug Learn More Beaker of the Polin Burial Society Learn More Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 Portrait of Vera List Learn More Gert Wollheim American b German 1894 1974 Untitled Couple Learn More Rikah Polacco Torah Binder Learn More David Bomberg British 1890 1957 Hear O Israel Learn More Richard Avedon American 1923 2004 Jacob Israel Avedon Learn More Quilt Learn More Pastorino di Giovan Michele de Pastorini c 1508 1592 Medal of Gracia Nasi the Younger Learn More George Segal American 1924 2000 The Holocaust Learn More Jug Learn More Beaker of the Polin Burial Society Learn More Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 Portrait of Vera List Learn More Gert Wollheim American b

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  • The Jewish Museum - Unorthodox - On Curating
    Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today Unorthodox On Curating Talk Sunday November 8 8 30 9 30 pm 92Y 1395 Lexington Avenue New York NY 10128 Hans Ulrich Obrist Co Director of Exhibitions Serpentine Galleries and Jens Hoffmann Deputy Director Exhibitions and Public Programs and co curator of Unorthodox speak about the highly progressive and even radical curatorial strategies that they have employed over their respective careers This program is made possible in part by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations 32 General 22 Members 15 tickets are available for patrons 35 and under ID s will be checked at the door Hans Ulrich Obrist Photo Credit Roe Ethridge Jens Hoffmann Photo Credit Robert Adler Purchase Tickets Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum includes admission to the galleries on the day of the program Tickets are available on a first come first served basis Please note that seating is limited we recommend purchasing tickets in advance Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive promptly as seating is not guaranteed once a program has begun Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded Related Events article data cycle speed 1000 data cycle swipe true data cycle timeout 0 Tue Nov 10 Tuesday November 10 2015 10 AM Unorthodox On Exhibitions Learn More Thu Nov 12 Thursday November 12 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art History Learn More Mon Nov 16 Monday November 16 2015 1 30 PM A Closer Look Gallery Talks Unorthodox Learn More Tue Nov 17 Tuesday November 17 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art I Erna Rosenstein Learn More Thu Nov 19 Thursday November 19 2015 6 PM Unorthodox On Art II Learn More Mon Nov 23 Monday November 23 2015 1 30 PM A Closer Look Gallery Talks Unorthodox Learn More Mon Nov 30 Monday November 30 2015 1 30

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2015/11/08/unorthodox-on-curating-110815 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Unorthodox - On Exhibitions
    What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today Unorthodox On Exhibitions Talk Tuesday November 10 10 am 12 30 pm 92Y 1395 Lexington Avenue New York NY 10128 and the Jewish Museum Kelly Taxter Assistant Curator and Daniel S Palmer Leon Levy Assistant Curator speak about Unorthodox at 92Y followed by an exhibition walkthrough at the Jewish Museum with Jens Hoffmann Deputy Director Exhibitions and Public Programs Registration for this program is at capactiy Please let us know if you d like to be informed about upcoming classes by signing up for our enews This program is made possible in part by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations 34 General 19 Members Keiichi Tanaami Sweet Friday 1975 16 mm film animation 3 min 21 sec Keiichi Tanaami courtesy of the artist and NANZUKA Tokyo Japan Purchase Tickets Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum includes admission to the galleries on the day of the program Tickets are available on a first come first served basis Please note that seating is limited we recommend purchasing tickets in advance Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive promptly as seating is not guaranteed once a program has begun Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded Related Events article data cycle speed 1000 data cycle swipe true data cycle timeout 0 Sun Nov 8 Sunday November 8 2015 8 30 PM Unorthodox On Curating Learn More Thu Nov 12 Thursday November 12 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art History Learn More Mon Nov 16 Monday November 16 2015 1 30 PM A Closer Look Gallery Talks Unorthodox Learn More Tue Nov 17 Tuesday November 17 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art I Erna Rosenstein Learn More Thu Nov 19 Thursday November 19 2015 6 PM Unorthodox On Art II Learn More Mon Nov 23 Monday November 23 2015 1 30 PM A Closer Look Gallery Talks Unorthodox Learn More

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2015/11/10/unorthodox-on-exhibitions-111015 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Unorthodox - On Art History
    5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today Unorthodox On Art History Talk Thursday November 12 6 30 8 pm Scheuer Auditorium Art historians and authors Claire Bishop and Joshua Decter discuss the role and function of art in post avant garde times particularly the notion of the historical avant garde as challenging orthodoxies across disciplines with those avant garde heterodoxies eventually becoming orthodoxies in their own right Claire Bishop is Professor in the History of Art Department CUNY Graduate Center Joshua Decter is the author of Art Is a Problem Selected Criticism Essays Interviews and Curatorial Projects 1986 2012 and teaches at Cooper Union and the School of Visual Arts This program is made possible in part by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations 15 General 12 Students and Seniors 10 Members Images courtesy the speakers Purchase Tickets Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum includes admission to the galleries on the day of the program Tickets are available on a first come first served basis Please note that seating is limited we recommend purchasing tickets in advance Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive promptly as seating is not guaranteed once a program has begun Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded Related Events article data cycle speed 1000 data cycle swipe true data cycle timeout 0 Sun Nov 8 Sunday November 8 2015 8 30 PM Unorthodox On Curating Learn More Tue Nov 10 Tuesday November 10 2015 10 AM Unorthodox On Exhibitions Learn More Mon Nov 16 Monday November 16 2015 1 30 PM A Closer Look Gallery Talks Unorthodox Learn More Tue Nov 17 Tuesday November 17 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art I Erna Rosenstein Learn More Thu Nov 19 Thursday November 19 2015 6 PM Unorthodox On

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2015/11/12/unorthodox-on-art-history-111215 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - A Closer Look Gallery Talks - Unorthodox
    culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search February 2016 Previous month Next month S M T W T F S 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today A Closer Look Gallery Talks Unorthodox Talk Monday November 16 1 30 2 pm Exhibition Galleries Explore select works of art on view in the exhibition Unorthodox Free with Museum Admission Keiichi Tanaami Commercial War 1971 16 mm film animation 4 min 30 sec Keiichi Tanaami courtesy of the artist and NANZUKA Tokyo Japan Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum includes admission to the galleries on the day of the program Tickets are available on a first come first served basis Please note that seating is limited we recommend purchasing tickets in advance Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive promptly as seating is not guaranteed once a program has begun Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded Related Events article data cycle speed 1000 data cycle swipe true data cycle timeout 0 Sun Nov 8 Sunday November 8 2015 8 30 PM Unorthodox On Curating Learn More Tue Nov 10 Tuesday November 10 2015 10 AM Unorthodox On Exhibitions Learn More Thu Nov 12 Thursday November 12 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art History Learn More Tue Nov 17 Tuesday November 17 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art I Erna Rosenstein Learn More Thu Nov 19 Thursday November 19 2015 6 PM Unorthodox On Art II Learn More Thu Feb 4 Thursday February 4 2016 7

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2015/11/16/a-closer-look-gallery-talks-unorthodox (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Unorthodox - On Art I: Erna Rosenstein
    9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today Unorthodox On Art I Erna Rosenstein Talk Tuesday November 17 6 30 8 pm Scheuer Auditorium A book launch celebrating a new publication on the work of Unorthodox participating artist Erna Rosenstein featuring a conversation between authors Dorota Jarecka and Barbara Piwowarska and artist R H Quaytman This program is made possible in part by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations Free with RSVP RSVP Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum includes admission to the galleries on the day of the program Tickets are available on a first come first served basis Please note that seating is limited we recommend purchasing tickets in advance Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive promptly as seating is not guaranteed once a program has begun Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded Related Events article data cycle speed 1000 data cycle swipe true data cycle timeout 0 Sun Nov 8 Sunday November 8 2015 8 30 PM Unorthodox On Curating Learn More Tue Nov 10 Tuesday November 10 2015 10 AM Unorthodox On Exhibitions Learn More Thu Nov 12 Thursday November 12 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art History Learn More Mon Nov 16 Monday November 16 2015 1 30 PM A Closer Look Gallery Talks Unorthodox Learn More Tue Nov 17 Tuesday November 17 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art I Erna Rosenstein Learn More Thu Nov 19 Thursday November 19 2015 6 PM Unorthodox On Art II Learn More Mon Nov 23 Monday November 23 2015 1 30 PM A Closer Look Gallery Talks Unorthodox Learn More Mon Nov 30

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2015/11/17/unorthodox-on-art-i-111715 (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Unorthodox - On Art II
    17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 Day View Week View Month View Tour Film Talk Event Member Corporate Access Family Teens Educators Exhibitions Special Hours Feb 14 What s on today Events 11 30 AM Sunday Art Discoveries 12 PM Dig Drop In 1 PM Found Objects Reimagined 1 30 PM Storybooks and Art Gallery Tours No tours today Unorthodox On Art II Talk Thursday November 19 6 8 pm Exhibition Galleries Unorthodox artists Aust Brian Belott Meriem Bennani Brian DeGraw Tommy Hartung Nick Payne Philip Smith Jeni Spota Jamian Juliano Villani discuss their unorthodox artistic practices with co curators Kelly Taxter and Daniel S Palmer In collaboration with Performa 15 This program is made possible in part by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations Free with Pay What You Wish Admission RSVP Recommended Installation view of the exhibition Unorthodox November 6 2015 March 27 2016 The Jewish Museum NY Photo by David Heald RSVP Add to Calendar Forward to Friends Print Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Ticket Information General Admission Tickets General Admission tickets are sold only at the Museum and valid for the day of visitation Program and Event Tickets By Phone Order by phone at 212 423 3337 on Monday through Thursday 10 am 5 pm and Friday 10 am 3 pm We accept Visa MasterCard and American Express Day of event phone sales close three 3 hours prior to the show If the show is sold out there will be a message on the box office line There is a 1 per ticket surcharge for credit card orders Online Orders are available through our online ticket vendor ACME Ticketing If you have technical difficulties please call 866 205 1322 Online ticket sales close four 4 hours prior to the event In Person Tickets can be purchased in person at the Museum s admission desk during regular Museum hours excluding Saturdays Ticket Policies Ticket purchase for events at the Museum includes admission to the galleries on the day of the program Tickets are available on a first come first served basis Please note that seating is limited we recommend purchasing tickets in advance Ticket holders are encouraged to arrive promptly as seating is not guaranteed once a program has begun Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded Related Events article data cycle speed 1000 data cycle swipe true data cycle timeout 0 Sun Nov 8 Sunday November 8 2015 8 30 PM Unorthodox On Curating Learn More Tue Nov 10 Tuesday November 10 2015 10 AM Unorthodox On Exhibitions Learn More Thu Nov 12 Thursday November 12 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art History Learn More Mon Nov 16 Monday November 16 2015 1 30 PM A Closer Look Gallery Talks Unorthodox Learn More Tue Nov 17 Tuesday November 17 2015 6 30 PM Unorthodox On Art I Erna Rosenstein Learn More Mon Nov 23 Monday November 23 2015 1 30 PM A Closer Look

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/calendar/events/2015/11/19/unorthodox-on-art-ii-111915 (2016-02-14)
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