Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)—Press

July 1–October 26, 2010

"Maira Kalman at the Contemporary Jewish Museum: A Life as Art"
The Huffington Post

"Putting whimsy into the ordinary: CJM exhibit showcases Maira Kalman’s unique take on life"
J Weekly

"Maira Kalman at the Contemporary Jewish Museum"

"Maira Kalman: Artist, Journalist, British Pea Enthusiast"
The Bay Citizen

"Artist Maira Kalman at the CJM"

"Maria Kalman's show at Jewish Museum"
San Francisco Chronicle

"Arts: Art From Everything (Incl. the Kitchen Sink)"
Hadassah Magazine

"San Francisco Must-See: Maira Kalman’s quirky new exhibit"
Tango Diva

"Maira Kalman"


Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World) is organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania. The exhibition is curated by Ingrid Schaffner, ICA Senior Curator.

The San Francisco presentation is made possible by the lead support of Osterweis Capital Management. Additional support is generously provided by Barbara and Howard Wollner.


Koret and Taube Foundations are the lead supporters of the 2010/11 exhibition season.

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ICA gratefully acknowledges Leonard and Louise Riggio and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. for generous support of this exhibition, and Barbara B. & Theodore R. Aronson for their sponsorship of the catalogue. Additional support has been provided by Mari & Peter Shaw; Carol T. & John G. Finley; BZ & Michael Schwartz; Erica & Eric Schwartz; Anthropologie, Inc.; Barbara & Richard S. Lane Fund; Howard A. Silverstein & Patricia B. Silverstein Exhibition Endowment Fund; Joan & Hyman Sall; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; Commonwealth Pennsylvania Council on the Arts; The Dietrich Foundation, Inc.; The Chodorow Exhibition Initiative Fund for supporting the tour; and in-kind support from the Julie Saul Gallery.


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