- Digital Programs
Modern Jewish History 101: The Art Files
On view:Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Friday, June 28, 2013
A panorama of Jewish life in the 20th century as told through images from the vast art collection at The Magnes. Paintings and sculptures by prominent artists illustrate key historical moments from pogroms to emigration to the Holocaust. The artists’ biographies are telling in their own right, revealing stories of global migration, Nazi persecution, trauma, and restitution.