Earlier this week, we celebrated the launch of DesignEditionJM, a modern ceremonial art selection of The Jewish Museum Shops which includes: commissions of Jewish ceremonial objects by contemporary artists and designers, reproductions from the Museum’s collection of contemporary and modernist works and select Judaica designed by collection artists. Inspiring the launch were two new pieces […]

Collective Magic: An Interview with Dr. Bruce J. Averbook

In our final installment of Collective Magic we meet Dr. Bruce J. Averbook. A magician since childhood, he enjoys performing card magic and is interested in mentalism. Dr. Averbook started his collection nearly 20 years ago and he has acquired notable objects such as Houdini‚Äôs diaries. Currently on view in Houdini: Art and Magic, the […]