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Opening Reception | From the Photographer’s Archive: Roman Vishniac & The Power of Attention: Magic & Meditation in Hebrew “shiviti” Manuscript Art
Feb 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life cordially invites you to an opening reception for its two new exhibitions From the Photographer’s Archive: Roman Vishniac & The Power of Attention: Magic & Meditation in Hebrew “shiviti” Manuscript Art
Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 5 pm
2121 Allston Way, Berkeley
Roman Vishniac, [Sisters Marion, Renate, and Karen Gumprecht, refugees assisted by the National Refugee Service (NRS) and Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), shortly after their arrival in the United States, Central Park, New York], 1941, 2016.6.13
Photo credit: © Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography
George Breslauer, Faculty Director, The Magnes
The Power of Attention
Greg Niemeyer, Professor of Art Practice
Moses Libitzky, a leader in the Jewish community and a Magnes supporter.
The Future of the Archive
Mrs. Mara Vishniac Kohn , Collector, donor, and daughter of photographer Roman Vishniac in conversation with Magnes curators Francesco Spagnolo & Zoe Lewin
Free and open to the public | RSVP at bit.ly/magnesspring17 by Thursday, February 2, 2017
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