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Past Exhibitions - 2003

Schoenberg, Kandinsky, and the Blue Rider

October 24, 2003 - February 12, 2004

More than sixty artworks by Kandinsky, Schoenberg, and other German expressionists in the Blaue Reiter group.


Bel Canto(r):
Jewish Superstars of Song

October 24, 2003 - January 30, 2004

This 30-minute video, on view in the new Goodkind Media Center, celebrates the careers of mid-20th century Metropolitan Opera superstars Robert Merrill, Jan Peerce and Richard Tucker and critically examines the media's role in the creation of music heroes.


Signs from Berlin: A Project by Stih and Schnock

September 5, 2003 - January 4, 2004

Installed throughout the Bayerisches Viertel neighborhood in 1993 the project consists of eighty signs. On one side is printed a Nazi ordinance restricting the rights of Jews, and on the other is a color pictogram created by the artists that corresponds to the restriction.


Frida Kahlo's Intimate Family Portrait

September 5, 2003 - January 4, 2004

Based on a schematic family tree, My Grandparents, My Parents and I provides a direct visual expression of Kahlo's genealogical identity.


Erwartung/Expectancy: A Video Installation by Dara Birnbaum

September 5, 2003 - January 4, 2004

Contemporary artist Dara Birnbaum reflects on Arnold Schoenberg's opera, Erwartung.


Contemporary Art/Recent Acquisitions

April 11, 2003 - July 27, 2003

Featuring works acquired within the past two years and created since 1970, the exhibition highlights video, installation art and photography, and also includes drawing, painting, and sculpture.


Entertaining America: Jews, Movies, and Broadcasting

February 21, 2003 - September 14, 2003

Over the past century, the various connections between American Jews and the nation's entertainment media have generated a discussion that has been extensive, passionate, and, at times, contentious.


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