Soviet Photography at the Jewish Museum

by Jeffrey Kassel Discussed in this essay: The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film, curated by Susan Tumarkin Goodman. The Jewish Museum, September 25, 2015 – February 7, 2016. THE JEWISH MUSEUM in New York City has mounted an exhibit, “The Power Of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film,” on display […]

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January 23: Jeanette Ingberman’s Exit Art

Jeanette Ingberman, who co-founded the avant-garde political art center, Exit Art, in Soho, New York, was born on this date in 1952. The daughter of Polish Holocaust survivors, and fluent in Yiddish, Ingberman worked as a curator at the International Center of Photography and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, where she met her life […]

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Sex in the City – on Fifth Avenue, No Less

by Pamela Vassil We New Yorkers think we’re hot stuff. We’ve done everything and seen everything. As Jewish New Yorkers, we’re even hotter than hot. We have Gus’ Pickles and Mayors Beame, Koch, and Bloomberg. We are right up there, in-your-face Jews. We have contributed to almost every single industry. Yup, we’re the trendsetters, all […]

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