The Contemporary Jewish Museum 2018 Exhibitions

 

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Photograph of the artist, Binta Ayofemi. Courtesy of the artist. In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art—Binta Ayofemi and Risa Wechsler on view July 25, 2018–January 6, 2019 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Binta Ayofemi, From the series Untitled (Dark Energy), 2017. Notes for Performance. Dimensions Variable. Courtesy of the artist. In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art—Binta Ayofemi and Risa Wechsler on view July 25, 2018–January 6, 2019 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Binta Ayofemi, From the series Untitled (Dark Energy), 2017. Notes for Performance. Dimensions Variable. Courtesy of the artist. In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art—Binta Ayofemi and Risa Wechsler on view July 25, 2018–January 6, 2019 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Bernie Lubell, Theory of Entanglement (detail), 2009-2018, interactive installation, wood, rubber rope, black poly cord, music wire, dimensions vary. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Joke Brouwer. Contraption: Rediscovering California Jewish Artists on view February 22, 2018-June 29, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Howard Fried, watershed D (installation image), 1989/2018, mixed-media installation including door and framed text, electronic and mechanical components reconfigured in 2018, dimensions vary. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Joe Schopplein. Contraption: Rediscovering California Jewish Artists on view February 22, 2018-June 29, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Judith Belzer, From the Anthropocene #3 (diptych), 2014, oil on canvas, 56 x 112 in. Courtesy of the artist. Contraption: Rediscovering California Jewish Artists on view February 22, 2018-June 29, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. 

 

Lew in front of Wagner's, Ca. 1907. Courtesy of Don Ed Hardy. Lew the Jew on view July 25–November 18, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Charley Wagner's shop in the Bowery ca. 1907. Courtesy of Don Ed Hardy. Lew the Jew on view July 25–November 18, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Alberts Tattoo on S.F. tattooer Pop Eddy's business card, early twentieth century. Courtesy of Don Ed Hardy. Lew the Jew on view July 25–November 18, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Freehand Black Pencil by Alberts ca. 1950. Courtesy of Don Ed Hardy. Lew the Jew on view July 25–November 18, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Lew's Brooklyn shop, ca. 1915. Courtesy of Don Ed Hardy. Lew the Jew on view July 25–November 18, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Rube Goldberg, Rube and Father Lighting Cigars, date unknown. Photograph. Artwork Copyright © Rube Goldberg Inc. All Rights Reserved. RUBE GOLDBERG ® is a registered trademark of Rube Goldberg Inc. All materials used with permission. rubegoldberg.com. The Art of Rube Goldberg on view March 15–July 8, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Rube Goldberg, Concept Sketch of Boob McNutt, c. 1920s. Ink and pencil on paper. Artwork Copyright © Rube Goldberg Inc. All Rights Reserved. RUBE GOLDBERG ® is a registered trademark of Rube Goldberg Inc. All materials used with permission. rubegoldberg.com. The Art of Rube Goldberg on view March 15–July 8, 2018 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Women's upper cloak ('abay), Baghdad, Iraq, early 20th century. Silk, gilt metal thread. Gift of Ayala Dabby, Ramat Gan, from the bequest of and in memory of her aunt Jane Shasha, Baghdad, and her daughter Rosa Dabby, London. B95.1393. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Mauro Magliani. Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress From the Collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem on view August 30, 2018–January 6, 2019 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

Prayer shawl (tallit), Germany, 18th century, Damask and brocade silk, gilt metal-cord lace. Gift of Jakob Michael, New York, in memory of his wife, Erna Sondheimer-Michael. B68.0178. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Mauro Magliani. Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress From the Collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem on view August 30, 2018–January 6, 2019 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

 

“Great Dress” (berberisca or al kesswa l'kebira), Fez, Morocco, early 20th century. Silk velvet, gilt metal cords and braided ribbons . Gift of Perla Ben-Soussan, France. Gift of Armand Amselem, France. Gift of Elise and Eli Davis, Jerusalem. B66.07.1099, B66.12.1551, B71.0267, B79.0460, B78.0132. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Mauro Magliani. Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress From the Collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem on view August 30, 2018–January 6, 2019 at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

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