A Philadelphia exhibit of 500 years of Korea’s Joseon dynasty poses questions about insular societies and art
Two new biographical studies and dual exhibits in Vienna plumb the psychodrama of the great Lucian Freud
The work, lost for a century, depicts Edgardo Mortara, an Italian Jewish boy seized by Church authorities
A newly published collection reminds that grotesque images of Jews were routinely mailed by ordinary people around the world
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
On the 26th anniversary of Freedom Sunday, a photographer uses objects to look at the immigrant experience
Munich authorities seem more interested in protecting an art dealer than in returning stolen works to their rightful heirs
The late critic, my father, professor, and bon vivant is the unwitting star of a Berluti ad campaign
The ‘ancient’ griffin—given by the U.S. to Iranian President Rouhani—probably doesn’t date back to earlier than 1999
In the chaos of the 2003 war, remnants of a once-thriving Jewish past were saved (or stolen?) by America. Where do they belong?
A new show at the Jewish Museum in New York follows contrasting exhibits in Liverpool and Paris
The irreverent 82-year-old left Orthodox Borough Park long ago. But she’s still wrestling with the rituals of her past.
New publications from Rutu Modan and Michel Kichka offer bittersweet depictions of the complicated history of 20th-century Jews