Tag: Contemporary Jewish Museum

Cary Leibowitz’s pink insecurities in full view at CJM

In a window front on San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Lane, next to the Contemporary Jewish Museum’s big blue cube, there’s…

2 years ago

The genius of Stanley Kubrick

With “Dr. Strangelove,” “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “A Clockwork Orange,” “The Shining” and “Full Metal Jacket” to his credit, the…

2 years ago

Bill Graham’s vivid back story told in ‘Revolution’ at the CJM

There are the cool, familiar Fillmore posters, photos of Jimi Hendrix and other music icons, stories about the San Francisco…

3 years ago

Vishniac photos depict pre-WWII Jews, and more

For decades, Roman Vishniac was recognized mainly for photographs he took of Eastern European Jewish life not long before the…

3 years ago

Technology-driven artworks amaze in CJM’s ‘NEAT’

The works in “NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology” at the Contemporary Jewish Museum really are neat. These nifty…

3 years ago

‘Portrait’ simply showcases Amy Winehouse’s formative years

Known for the big and tragic things -- her voice, beehive, addictions -- singer Amy Winehouse is remembered in a…

3 years ago

Evocative CJM exhibit urges contemplation of day vs. night

The intersection of space, time and beauty is the focus of a fascinating exhibit at the Contemporary Jewish Museum --…

3 years ago

Vintage home movies from Poland at CJM

Filmmaker Peter Forgacs revisits the Jewish communities of 20th-century interwar Poland, capturing both their everyday mundanities and a timeless humanity,…

4 years ago