The Jewish Museum, the preeminent museum in NYC, the U. S. devoted exclusively to art and Jewish culture.
Founded in 1904 with just 26 donated objects, the Museum has grown a thousand-fold, and its collections now comprise 25,000 items, ranging from archaeological artifacts to works by today’s cutting-edge artists. Whether hundreds of years old or newly created, each object collected or exhibited by the Museum embodies an aspect of a truly universal story: at once ancient and modern, global and local, material and spiritual.
Whenever a Warsaw building is being reconstructed, you can’t help but wonder what might come out of that. That’s because the capital has a history of renovations that have strongly altered their originals. Here we take a look at eight such examples, including a neo-renaissance palace with modern office interiors and a modernist pavilion moved to a new address. Read more »about: New Old Buildings: Warsaw's Controversial Contemporary Reconstructions