On the 16th anniversary of September 11, we look back at composer Arvo Pärt and architectural firm Snøhetta's tribute "To a Great City" at 7 World Trade Center, part of a series of stillspots around Lower Manhattan that explored the special relationship between space and sound from our 2011 "stillspotting nyc" project:
Photo: Kristopher McKay
Born to Russian Jewish immigrant parents on this day in 1928, artist Sol LeWitt designed these two wall drawings for the Jewish Museum's second floor galleries in 1999: http://thejm.net/uHoz30f1kIF
“The idea becomes a machine that makes the art”—Sol LeWitt, born on this date in 1928.
LeWitt’s "Wall Drawing #146" (1972), from our collection, exemplifies his idea that the systems shaping the obj..
"Not since Marcel Duchamp submitted a porcelain urinal for exhibition at the 1917 Society of Independent Artists show has a plumbing fixture been so ennobled"—The New Yorker. Don't miss your chance to..
"My name is Modigliani. I am Jewish.” That is how the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani often introduced himself during the years he lived in Paris. The Jewish Week previews "Modigliani Unmasked," open..