All posts tagged “The Jewish Museum

The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film at The Jewish Museum, September 25, 2015 – February 7, 2016

“From early vanguard constructivist works by Alexander Rodchenko and El Lissitzky, to the modernist images of Arkady Shaikhet and Max Penson, Soviet photographers played a pivotal role in the history of modern photography. The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film will examine… Read More

Masterpieces & Curiosities: Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage at The Jewish Museum, September 25, 2015 – February 14, 2016

“This exhibition focuses on Stieglitz’s enduring 1907 photogravure of steerage-class passengers aboard the ocean liner Kaiser Wilhelm II. This much-reproduced image has often been regarded as evidence of the poor conditions under which many immigrants arrived in America, but in fact was taken on a voyage… Read More