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 genius of Stanley Kubrick

With “Dr. Strangelove,” “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “A Clockwork Orange,” “The Shining”…

 

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

There are the cool, familiar Fillmore posters, photos of Jimi Hendrix and…

 

Vishniac photos depict pre-WWII Jews, and more

For decades, Roman Vishniac was recognized mainly for photographs he took of…

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

The works in “NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology” at the…

‘Portrait’ simply showcases Amy Winehouse’s formative years

Known for the big and tragic things -- her voice, beehive, addictions…

Evocative CJM exhibit urges contemplation of day vs. night

The intersection of space, time and beauty is the focus of a…

Vintage home movies from Poland at CJM

Filmmaker Peter Forgacs revisits the Jewish communities of 20th-century interwar Poland, capturing…

CJM goes behind the scenes with Mr. Lunch

Looking at the fresh, offbeat illustrations by artist J.Otto Seibold, it’s hard…

Jewish American ladies fuel mah jongg craze

If you grew up in a Jewish home in postwar America, chances…

‘Mad Men’ furnishings and much more at CJM

With the increasingly popularity of midcentury modernism — seen in all its…

Kibbutz history comes in focus at Contemporary Jewish Museum

The kibbutz (Hebrew for “gathering”) foreshadowed the state of Israel. The 20th-century…

Arnold Lobel’s ‘Frog and Toad’ come to life at CJM

Few writers have captured the give and take of friendship quite as…

SFMOMA, CJM zone in on spirituality

For a museum that recently closed its building for three years, the…

Ginsberg offers rare peek with beatnik family album

It can be easy to be jaded about the Beat writers in…

Black men strike poses in imposing Wiley portraits

Artist Kehinde Wiley reinterprets the art of classic portraiture, painting young, black,…

Photo League’s powerful pictures live on

In 1936, a group of young, mostly Jewish photographers walked the gritty…

Writer Gertrude Stein celebrated at Jewish Contemporary Museum

WHO’S IN TOWN Violinist Corey Cerovsek appears in recital. [7:30 p.m., Schultz…

App could help tech addicts wean off phone for a day

A new mobile-phone application is designed to reduce the use of the…

Recovered Dutch paintings tell tale

“Reclaimed: Paintings from the Collection of Jacques Goudstikker,” on display at the…