The life of artist Eva Hesse was brief and tumultuous. Born in Hamburg in 1936, her family fled Nazi Germany when she was only two years old. They resettled in New York where she was raised in the German Jewish community of Washington Heights, Manhattan. Her parents separated and she lost her mother to […]
A photo posted by Instagram (@instagram) on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:35pm PST On February 2, the Jewish Museum joined 17 other museums in New York City in #MuseumInstaSwap, an initiative that partnered museums with each other to swap Instagram accounts for the day. Who took part?
Based on Google Analytics data, we pulled the most viewed works of the past year in our online collection: Max Is Rushing in the Bagels to a Restaurant on Second Avenue for the Morning Trade, c. 1940, Weegee Monument (Odessa), 1989 – 2003, Christian Boltanski Hanukkah Lamp, second half of the 19th century The Return of the […]