Menachem Wecker


How Man Ray Drew on Math, Shakespeare — and Shoah

By Menachem Wecker

How Man Ray Drew on Math, Shakespeare — and Shoah
Man Ray is best known for his abstract art. But a new show reveals how the surrealist’s works were also influenced by mathematics — and some refer to the horrors of the Holocaust.Read More


A Spice Box Fit for a Pope

By Menachem Wecker

Courtesy Minneapolis Institute of Arts Read More


A Museum as Big as Texas

By Menachem Wecker

A Museum as Big as Texas
The Dallas Museum of Biblical Art has massive ambitions befitting its roots in Texas — but should it leave prayer to churches?Read More


An Eccentric Archeologist Who Drew a Line in the Sand

By Menachem Wecker

An Eccentric Archeologist Who Drew a Line in the Sand
Ernst Herzfeld is not a household name — but his early 20th century excavations in Samarra and Persepolis are world famous. A new exhibit sheds light on the eccentric character.Read More


Retracing Ancient Jewish Threads

By Menachem Wecker

Gail Rothschild Read More



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