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In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Art & Human Rights (1926-1951)

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Arthur Szyk’s compelling political cartoons placed Nazi genocide, tyranny and racism on the covers of America’s most popular magazines during World War II. Highlighting how Szyk used his art to take immediate, direct action in bringing attention to the Holocaust as it was being perpetrated, In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Art & Human Rights (1926-1951) showcases over fifty […]

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Time Capsules. The Magnes: 10 Years at UC Berkeley

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

In celebrating a decade at UC Berkeley, The Magnes Collection's exhibition Time Capsules revisits ten exhibitions from this time. Each exhibition featured in Time Capsules is unique in exploring the cultures of the Jews in a global perspective, in bringing museum objects "back to life," and in offering ever-changing ways to understand the past in […]

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An Archive of Archives: Roman Vishniac’s Exhibition History | New York, 1971-72

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

This inaugural installation from the Roman Vishniac Archive shares many of Roman Vishniac’s (1897-1990) most iconic images documenting Eastern-European Jewish life in the years immediately preceding the Holocaust. This group of images in An Archive of Archives: Roman Vishniac's Exhibition History | New York, 1971-72 were originally presented in an exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York […]