Ouida Lewis on Norman Lewis

In autumn 2014, Ouida Lewis, widow of abstract expressionist Norman Lewis (1909 – 1979) joined Chief Curator Norman Kleeblatt for a tour of the JM exhibition From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945 – 1952, which offered a revealing parallel view of two key Abstract Expressionists. Below, Ouida Lewis reflects on her late husband’s childhood, temperament, [...]

Come Visit on December 25!

  Open 11 am to 4:30 pm.  Members and concert ticket-holders skip the lines! With four floors of exhibitions to view, and two concerts and a Drop-In Art Workshop for families with children, there is something for everyone. Even the Cooper Shop will be open with special values for our December 25 visitors. Exhibition highlights [...]

Madame’s Moment

Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power opened to the public on October 31, marking the first time a museum has explored this fascinating historic figure. Through the cosmetics empire and art collections Rubinstein built, Madame (as she was widely known) helped break down the status quo of taste, blurring boundaries between commerce, art, fashion, beauty, and design. [...]