Archive for the 'Art' Category

Helping patients heal through the arts

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013


Click Here to Read:  Helping patients heal through the arts By Amanda Gardner on the  CNN website on  July 5, 2013.

Max Chavez, a University of New Mexico Hospital cancer patient, and his wife, Beth, work on art projects. Chavez makes greeting cards and says the art projects give him “something to do creatively that I wasn’t doing because I was pretty depressed.”

Charged Images

Thursday, July 4th, 2013


Click Here to Read:   Charged Images By Luara Kipnis in The New Yorl Times on June 21, 2013.

Eric Fischl’s “Self-Portrait: An Unfinished Work,” 2011.

Sex, breasts, politics and psychoanalysis

Monday, July 1st, 2013


Click Here To Read:  Sex, breasts, politics and psychoanalysis By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie in The Daily Star on July 01, 2013.

This Sunday at YIVO

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Emanuel Ringelblum

SUNDAY 30 JUNE 2013 | 1:00pm
Annual Mordkhe Schaechter Memorial Program
Co-sponsored by the League for Yiddish
Admission: Free; RSVP Required:

Most of this program will be held in Yiddish.

Dr. Samuel Kassow (Professor of History, Trinity College)
“A Historian in the Ghetto: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg-Shabes Archive”

Emanuel Ringelblum

Between 1940 and 1943 Emanuel Ringelblum organized and directed the Oyneg Shabes Archive in the Warsaw Ghetto. Of the 60 people who worked in the (more…)

Jonathan Brent, YIVO Director visits the Museum

Thursday, June 27th, 2013


Click Here to Read:  Jonathan Brent, YIVO Director visits the Museum on the History of the Polish Jews website.

Daniel Pinkwater’s Bushman Lives

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013


Click Here to Read:  Daniel Pinkwater’s Bushman Lives: To become an artist By Christine Schofelt  on the World Socialist Web Site on June 25, 2013.


This Week at YIVO

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013


TODAY | SUNDAY 23 JUNE 2013 | 11:30am-2:00pm
Translating Early 20th Century Yiddish Plays for 21st Century Audiences

Co-sponsored by the New Worlds Theater Project

This hands-on translation workshop will feature New Worlds Theater Company’s Producing Artistic Director, Ellen Perecman, who will facilitate translation and discussion of short pieces from playwrights such as Hirshbein, Leivick, Ash, and Bimko. (more…)

Clinical Consultation by WCSPP

Saturday, June 15th, 2013


Click Here to Read:  Clinical Consultation by WCSPP.

This Week at YIVO: “Rise Up! Revolution or Class Mobility”

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

YIVO2THURSDAY 13 JUNE 2013 | 6:30pm
Rise Up! Revolution or Class Mobility: Anglo-Yiddish Poems and Songs as Agents of Political Debate 1884-1914

Presented by Vivi Lachs (University of London)
Moderated by Itzik Gottesman (Associate Editor, Forward – Yiddish Edition)

Admission: Free (more…)

From Shylock to Rothschild

Monday, June 3rd, 2013


Click Here to Read: From Shylcok to Rothschild: Liliane Weissberg examines Jews, money, and clichés in new exhibition by Loraine Terrell on the Penn Arts and Sciences website in June 2013.

Their Own Petard ‘Forty-One False Starts’

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013


Click Here to Read: Their Own Petard, Review of  ‘Forty-One False Starts,’ by Janet Malcolm Reviewed By Adam Kirsch in The New York Times on May 23, 2013.

Lisa Yuskavage – Upstaging Masculinity and Speaking With the Power of Pretty

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013


Click Here to Read:  Lisa Yuskavage – Upstaging Masculinity and Speaking With the Power of Pretty. Kristeva, Lacan and an Aside That Changes Everything by Xavier Lopez Jr on the Seatttle PI blog on May 26, 2013,

Lisa Yuskavage:  Teresa and Lauren, oil on linen, 2008.

Painting through the power of thought enabled by scientists

Monday, May 27th, 2013


Click Here to Read: Painting through the power of thought enabled by scientists by Richard Gray on the Telegraph website on May 25, 2013.

Unmasking the agony: Combat troops turn to art therapy

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Click Here to Read: Unmasking the agony: Combat troops turn to art therapy By Bill Briggs on NBC News website on May 26, 2013.

For soldiers suffering from traumatic brain injury and the psychological effects of war, a Department of Defense art therapy program hopes to provide relief.

Museum Hours and The Artist and the Model

Sunday, May 26th, 2013


Click Here to Read: Museum Hours and The Artist and the Model: In defense of art and the artistic personality By David Walsh on world Socialist Web Site on May 24, 2013.

Museum Hours

Should Artists Fear Psychoanalysis?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013


Click Here to Read:  Should Artists Fear  Psychoanalysis? by Robert Frashure in Psychology Tomorrow in the May 2013 Issue.

This One’s a Kippah: New York’s Idiosyncratic Jewish Renewal

Friday, May 17th, 2013


Click Here to Read:  This One’s a Kippah: New York’s Idiosyncratic Jewish Renewal An auction of Judaica and passionate recitation of Yiddish poetry By Marty Peretz  in The New York Observer  on May 14, 2013.

The Mishneh Torah


Letters to Afar at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Thursday, May 16th, 2013


Click Here to Read: Letters to Afar at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews May 18 – September 30, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Polish Museum Conjures Jewish Life Before the Holocaust. on the Speakeasy Blog on the Wall Street Journal on May 19, 2013.

DSM-V Exhibit

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013



Curated by David Rimanelli
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 6pm
The Future Moynihan Station
421 8th Avenue (Entrance on 31st Street)
New York, NY 10199

Vito Schnabel is pleased to present the uniquely situated and timely new exhibition, DSM-V, curated by distinguished art critic David Rimanelli. With over three dozen works by artists from Picasso, Warhol, and Manzoni to Cecily Brown, Bjarne Melgaard, and George Condo, the show brings together an exceptional collection of artworks from mid-century to the present day by artists whose projects raise questions about the norms of conventional perception and behavior. (more…)

Floating Worlds and Future Cities at YIVO

Sunday, April 21st, 2013


SUNDAY 21 APRIL 2013 | 3:00PM
Floating Worlds and Future Cities: The Genius of Lazar Khidekel, Suprematism, and the Russian Avant-Garde
Constantin Boym, Jonathan Brent, Ginés Garrido, Benjamin Harshav, Mark Khidekel, Regina Khidekel, Maria Kokkori

Admission: Free
RSVP Required:

IMAGE: Lazar Khidekel Suprematist World, 1922 Colored pencil, India ink and crayon, 6 5/8 x 5 1/2 in Mark, Regina and Roman Khidekel Collection (more…)