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  • Libeskind-designed museum reflects surrealist Nussbaum’s art

    3 weeks ago

    Just walking up to the Felix Nussbaum Haus in Osnabrück, Germany, is a breathtaking experience. The building’s unconventional design of sharp angles, zigzagging windows and mixture of wood, concrete and zinc creates a visual symphony with the surrealistic art housed within. 

    It’s...

  • VIDEO: Architecture as experience - Daniel Libeskind

    July 11, 2008 | 6:19 pm


    Celebrated architect Daniel Libeskind discusses his views of architecture as a spiritual and aesthetic experience, citing the examples of two sites he designed: the rebuilding of New York City’s World Trade Center, and San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum.

     

     

  • Making sense of today’s Jewish Germany

    By Tom Freudenheim

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    In 1961, as an all-knowing 22-year-old rabbinical student, I was thinking a lot about postwar Germany. I figured (accurately) that before long I would get to visit the country in which I had been born, and I wrote with youthful certainty that while quite evidently there would never...
  • The Grand Design of Daniel Libeskind

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    October 19, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    It was in Poland's primeval forests, where bison roamed amidst labyrinths of poplar and maple trees that Daniel Libeskind first began to understand concepts of land, space, shelter and natural resources, themes that would be the underpinnings of his career as an architect.

    In his...

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  • A Healer Returns

    By Toby Axelrod

    March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Daniel Libeskind is coming back to New York to help heal the wounds created on Sept. 11. He won't be working with words or medicine but with stone, cement, glass and steel.

    "My hopes are that out of the tragedy that happened, from the depths of the ground, something will soar into...

  • Berlin Bound

    By Tom Tugend

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    More than 300,000 visitors have thronged the Jewish Museum in Berlin since it opened to the public in February 1999, and more are coming at a clip of 20,000 each month.

    The figure is astonishing, considering that the building is completely empty. The exhibits, tracing the...

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