An appreciation of Laura Riding, the great Jewish modernist poet who abandoned her genius to grow oranges in Florida
How the midcentury modernism of J.D. Salinger and George Segal reflected an American Jewish generation
The fearlessly outspoken critic and Stanford titan on the contemporary poetry canon, the complexities of O.J. Simpson, and the non-Zen of John Cage
The enigmatic, influential benefactor of the arts comes home to the temple of modernism he once shunned
The expatriate British writer’s unfinished potboiler marks a milestone in depictions of Jewish characters
Did the salons of 1920s Paris have a Shabbat rival in Chicago?
Brooklyn-born photographer Julius Shulman, the subject of two recent books, captured Los Angeles’ development into a center of modernism
The Jewish Museum avoids making Modigliani into his generation’s Jim Morrison, but does it paint itself into a corner with another cliché?
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