Paintings that tell us to eff off while showing us the way in
The painter learns to ‘live Dada’
Before his death, a visit to his studio in Woodstock, New York, where the Czech emigrant and underappreciated artist of the Holocaust found peace
The Los Angeles photographer gives, and gives in
Thomas Feiger rebuilds what was lost in the Austrian capital
Torah scribe, New Deal propagandist, unrelenting anti-Nazi: the many lives of ferocious cartoonist and illustrator Arthur Szyk at a jewel of a show at the New-York Historical Society
An off-track exhibit at the Accademia puts the New York School painter in the company of Titian, Tintoretto, and, weirdly, the Italian Nobel prize-winning poet Eugenio Montale
A recent joint exhibit at the Vatican Museum and the Jewish Museum of Rome traced the surprising and enduring significance of the seven-branched golden object that entered ‘the temporal web of the history of humankind’
How the Vatican warmed to Jews over the last century
The Jewish Museum’s current show gives viewers a second chance to ‘see her light,’ and to see the socialite and troubled daughter behind the art
How the American master came to this living portrait, true to life—but what life?
The founder of Paper magazine takes a junket to the Holyland, where designers are trying to reconcile the competing demands of play and pray
At 82, the Mexican artist isn’t done collecting junk in his irrational house
What’s the right way to remember both victims and perpetrators of great crimes?
A new survey brings to light the late-19th and early 20th-century history of vicious American anti-Semitic caricature
The 96-year-old doyenne of the jewel-encrusted clutch gets a glittering new show at New York’s Museum of Art and Design
A photographic journey in search of an Israeli family she never knew she had
This week on Unorthodox, Senior Moments author Willard Spiegelman and fashion world chameleon R.J. Hernández
Chagall’s only daughter Ida—an influential subject of his paintings—died 22 years ago this week. She would have been 100.
A superhero hails Hydra—why?