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Matthew Baigell on Stereotypes and Jewish Identity for the Jewish Book Council

Matthew Baigell, author, professor emeritus at Rutgers University, and Jewish Art Salon advisor, guest blogged for the Jewish Book Council last week, posting two short essays. The first one speaks of Jewish identity in art seen in the media:   “As an art historian specializing in American art, I had wondered why contemporary Jewish art had been […]

Sarah Lightman at Reflecting on Charlotte Salomon and at the Cartoon Museum

Reflecting on Charlotte Salomon, an Exhibition and Study Day at the Women’s Art Library at Goldsmiths University of London includes artwork and a talk by Sarah Lightman. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Salomon (1917-1943), a German-Jewish artist who was killed at Auschwitz at the age of twenty-six. Her main body of […]

Matthew Baigell’s The Implacable Urge to Defame available for preorder

The Implacable Urge to Defame: Cartoon Jews in the American Press, 1877-1935 Matthew Baigell Syracuse University Press Hardcover 978-0-8156-3496-6   Available now. “Fascinating, disturbing, groundbreaking and stunningly complete, The Implacable Urge to Defame will remain a unique and brilliant work, to be studied and referenced for years to come.”—Archie Rand, professor of art, Brooklyn College, The City […]

Matthew Baigell & the Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards 2016

Our Advisory Board member Matthew Baigell’s Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American American Art, 1880-1940 (Syracuse University Press, 2015) was awarded Honorable Mention in the Association of Jewish Studies Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards for 2016 in the category for Jews and the Arts. These awards recognize and promote outstanding scholarship in the field of Jewish Studies and […]