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Jewish American Heritage Month 2024

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 | Karl Cole

May was proclaimed Jewish American Heritage Month in 2006 to celebrate 350 years of Jewish contributions to American history and culture. To celebrate Jewish contributions to American art, this week I ...

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Women's History Month: Helène Aylon

Monday, March 13, 2023 | Karl Cole

National Women’s History Month recognizes the contributions women have made to society. Many of these women advocated for ecological, feminist, and antinuclear causes, including conceptual, ...

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National Jewish Heritage Month: Miriam Schapiro

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 | Karl Cole

Miriam Schapiro was a pioneer of the Feminist Art Movement in the 1970s. Her renowned “femmage” works helped lay the groundwork for the Pattern and Decoration movement. ...

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Women's (Art) History Month 2020 III

Monday, March 16, 2020 | Karl Cole

I dare say the role of women artists in the history of art has always been a strong presence, even if major art histories do not record all of them faithfully. ...

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Curator's Corner

National Jewish American Heritage Month

Monday, May 13, 2013 | Karl Cole

As an art historian who grew up in the age of blossoming feminist art movements, one of my major disappointments has always been the significant women artists of previous movements who were not given ...

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My Love of Mosaics

Monday, December 5, 2011 | Karl Cole

I’ve been fascinated with mosaics since I took a tour of the upper mosaics of San Marco in Venice. I believe I never really stopped and thought about the intricate nature of the art form. I even ...

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