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Past Exhibitions - 2000

Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?

December 10, 2000 - March 25, 2001


Salomon combines painting with text and musical cues to tell a compelling autobiographical coming-of-age story set during World War II amid increasing Nazi oppression.

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Morocco: Jews and Art in a Muslim Land

September 24, 2000 - February 11, 2001


Many strands of history and culture have gone into the making of Morocco's people during the past three thousand years. Together, Muslims and Jews forged a common spiritual culture and an artistic culture that reflects the dominant aesthetics of Islamic art.

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Drink and Be Merry: Wine and Beer in Ancient Times

July 30, 2000 - November 5, 2000


Drink and Be Merry examines the subject of wine and beer in antiquity - their production and trade to their central role in ritual, festive celebrations and everyday life.

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Anni Albers

May 28, 2000 - August 20, 2000


Anni Albers is considered the foremost textile artist of the twentieth century. She bravely broke from the tradition in which textiles reproduced naturalistic imagery or decorative ornament.

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Paris in New York: French Jewish Artists in Private Collections

March 5, 2000 - June 25, 2000


From about 1907 to shortly after World War I, these Jewish painters and sculptors, predominantly from Eastern Europe, experimented with the stylistic innovations of the key avant-garde figures of the period, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.

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