Tom L. Freudenheim


Where's 'Wally'?

By Tom L. Freudenheim

Where's 'Wally'?
SUMMER FILM: ‘Portrait of Wally’ tells the shaggy-dog story of the eponymous 1912 Egon Schiele painting: Its theft by a Nazi art dealer and the owners’ efforts to get it back.Read More


New York Philharmonic Puts On a Light and Sound Show Worthy of Creation

By Tom L. Freudenheim

New York Philharmonic Puts On a Light and Sound Show Worthy of Creation
After listening to and viewing a rehearsal for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra’s presentation of “In Seven Days,” the 2008 concerto for piano and moving image by Thomas Adès and Tal Rosner being performed January 7 and 8 at Avery Fisher Hall, I was ready to become a creationist.Read More


Not Just a Friend of Gauguin

By Tom L. Freudenheim

Despite my voraciously Jewish eye, checking out museums in France’s Brittany for interesting exhibitions wasn’t likely to yield anything of Jewish Interest. “Brittany and Jews” seemed a stretch — maybe like “the elephant and the Jewish problem.”Read More


From Berlin to Buffalo

By Tom L. Freudenheim

Growing up in the 1940s, when my family members and I were still relatively new Americans, there were various German words I heard often around the house:Read More



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