Visual Moment

Visual Moment focuses on exhibitions, films, art, architecture, events or stories with compelling visual content and a connection to Jewish subjects or issues. Recent columns have featured such divergent topics as the avant-garde fashions of mid-century designer Rudi Gernreich and the saga of a family photo album that was smuggled out of the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania in 1943. Scroll down to see examples of this engaging feature.

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  • Visual Moment | When the Wild Things Sang

    Going back to his early line drawings, you can see that Sendak liked to populate the world with Sendaks....

  • Visual Moment | Fearless Fashion: Rudi Gernreich’s Bold Vision

    Rudolph “Rudi” Gernreich was one of the most prominent fashion designers of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. His revolutionary designs and avant-garde collections embodied his vision of fashion as a liberating force that defied conventional ideas of beauty, identity and gender. “Fearless Fashion:...

  • Visual Moment | Lost & Found: Solving a Holocaust Mystery

    Lost and Found exhibit at Yeshiva University's museum traces the story of a photo album smuggled out of Lithuania's Kovno Ghetto, from its original disappearance through the investigation that found the owner's descendants teaching Yiddish in the United States. ...

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