Dr. Tessa Murdoch is a stately woman, whose regal bearing combines a statuesque height, formidable intellect and a distinguished ancestry. She is the great-granddaughter of Adèle Meyer, the subject of John Singer Sargent’s masterpiece Mrs. Carl Meyer and Her Children which made its debut at London’s 1897 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Closing this Sunday, […]
In the latest iteration of our Masterpieces & Curiosities exhibition series, a colorful, geometric sculpture sits encased in the middle of a gallery, surrounded by other neon and pastel objects that come alive against a laminate surface of bright patterns. The work is artist and designer Peter Shire’s Menorah #7 in the Jewish Museum collection, […]
The Jewish Museum’s participatory exhibition Take Me (I’m Yours) is now halfway through its nearly five-month run and the artworks are being eagerly consumed by visitors. Featuring 42 international and intergenerational artists, every work was designed to be reproduced in the thousands, then taken away.