Scene + Heard: Collections Manager

Collections Manager Katherine Danalakis gave me an impromptu tour of one of the Museum’s onsite art storage rooms and, like a kid in a candy store, I was wide eyed and thrilled to be there. The room is narrow and long, with rows of large paintings stored vertically and smaller objects and works on paper [...]

A South African Artist Confronts Social Injustice

Works by socially conscious artists form a vital part of The Jewish Museum’s collection. William Kentridge’s politically charged work is just one example of how artists have responded to the struggle for human rights. As a South African Jew of Lithuanian and German descent, Kentridge has said that he can relate to the marginal status [...]