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Jens Hoffmann and Rachel Rose outside Think Coffee, where AM at the JM is held once a month. COURTESY THE JEWISH MUSEUM

Morning People: Jens Hoffmann’s Salon for Early Risers

On a recent morning at 8:20 a.m., Jens Hoffmann and Rachel Rose were talking about David Foster Wallace. The two were at Think Coffee to discuss Rose’s video installation Everything and More, which is currently on view at the Whitney, … Read More


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Presidential Campaigns and Old Camp Counselors: At the Opening of the Jewish Museum’s ‘Unorthodox’ Show

Tuesday evening, walking to the private opening of “Unorthodox,” the new 200-plus artist exhibition at the Jewish Museum, on display to the public starting this Friday, I encountered a good, old-fashioned presidential blockade. Obama was present on the Upper East … Read More


Artists Film lives
Akerman. COURTESY EUROPEAN GRADUATE SCHOOL

Chantal Akerman, Revolutionary Feminist Filmmaker and Video Artist, Dies at 65

Chantal Akerman, the Belgian filmmaker who introduced a previously unseen female perspective on domesticity to cinema, and whose video installations dealt with personal histories, died sometime during the past few days. She was 65. Her cause of death has not yet … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Alexander Rodchenko, Stairs, 1929–30.

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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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News The Talent
Ellen Salpeter.

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Ellen Salpeter Appointed Director of ICA Miami

The board of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami announced that Ellen Salpeter has been named director of the museum, effective December 1. Salpeter currently holds the position of deputy director of external affairs at the Jewish Museum in New York.In … Read More


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The entrance of the Israel Museum.WIKIMEDIA

Young Girl Accidentally Breaks 2,000-Year-Old Vase at Israel Museum

Kids need to be more careful in museums! Today footage surfaced of a young boy slipping and putting his hand through a 350-year-old painting in Taipei. Now Haaretz has reported that a “young girl” accidentally knocked over a 2,000-year-old vase at … Read More


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Gertrude Berg in a scene from the Goldbergs (1949-1956).

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Jewish Museum’s ‘Television Project’ Series to Showcase the Largest Archive of Jewish Media Culture in the U.S.

The Jewish Museum will kick off a new exhibition series, “The Television Project,” with a show featuring works from the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting (NJAB), the country’s largest and most extensive collection of broadcast materials from 20th-century Jewish media culture. … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Lucas Samaras' Pose 0556 (2010). 


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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, APRIL 28Screening: “Quality Television” at Light Industry During this screening and lecture by artist and conceptual entrepreneur Martine Syms, “Quality Television,” a compilation of nine video works focusing on television as an aesthetic resource, will be screened. Here’s a nice … Read More


Artists Retrospective
Leonard Nimoy taking a photograph for "Secret Selves." SETH KAYE PHOTOGRAPHY

Multiple Personalities: Leonard Nimoy on His ‘Secret Selves’ Photographs in 2010

Though known for playing Spock on the sci-fi TV show Star Trek, Leonard Nimoy, who died at age 83 on February 27, also had one foot in the art world. He studied with conceptual photographer Robert Heinecken when he was … Read More


Reviews
LEFT: Lee Krasner, Untitled, 1949, oil on composition board, 48" x 37".  RIGHT Norman Lewis, Untitled, 1946, oil on canvas, 36¼" x 20⅛". LEFT: ©2014 THE POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK, GIFT OF ALFONSO A. OSSORIO, 1969; RIGHT: ©THE ESTATE OF NORMAN W. LEWIS/COURTESY MICHAEL ROSENFELD GALLERY, LLC, NEW YORK, AND IANDOR FINE ARTS, NEW JERSEY​

Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis at Jewish Museum

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An installation view of the exhibition.PHOTO BY DAVID HEALD/JEWISH MUSEUM

A Thing of Beauty: The Jewish Museum Presents the Collections of Cosmetics Entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein

As the curators at the Jewish Museum will tell you, most of today’s beauty and cosmetics companies are owned and run by men—an unusual phenomenon in a culture obsessed with the “empowered” female CEO. The original and most legendary female … Read More


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Norwegian smoked salmon.COURTESY RUSS & DAUGHTERS

Russ & Daughters Plans Restaurant and Shop at New York’s Jewish Museum

The museum-restaurant competition continues to heat up in New York, with the Jewish Museum revealing today that it has tapped the storied downtown appetizing store Russ & Daughters to open a restaurant and shop in its building early next year.“We … Read More


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Installation view of “Others 2,” the second part of the exhibition “Other Primary Structures.” KRIS GRAVES

‘Other Primary Structures’ at Jewish Museum

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Farocki.ROPAC GALLERY

Morning Links: Harun Farocki Edition

Film and video artist Harun Farocki has died at the age of 70. [Artnet]Artist Devin Leonardi has died at 33. [Artforum]The benefactors of Lucien Freud’s $161 million fortune—presumably his many, many children—will remain secret. [The Daily Telegraph via Artnet]Jori Finkel … Read More