Feb 7, 2019–Jul 7, 2019
How do we depict “the self” if it is unknowable, inherently constructed, and ever changing? How does the concept of portraiture shift when categories are in crisis, and visibility itself is problematic?
Jun 27, 2019–Feb 19, 2020
San Francisco-born artist Daria Martin’s newly-commissioned installation combines computer gaming technology and film to explore the unconscious memories of her paternal grandmother who fled the former Czechoslovakia from the Holocaust.
Aug 30, 2018–Jan 6, 2019
Clothing is intended to cover our bodies, but it also uncovers. To what extent is our choice of dress freely made, and how do our surroundings affect our decisions? This exhibition will focus on how clothes balance the personal with the social, how dress traditions distinguish different Jewish communities, and how they portray Jewish and secular affiliations within a larger societal context. These exquisite objects from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries demonstrate how diverse global cultures have thrived, interacted and inspired each other for centuries.