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  • ‘Sota Project’: Sealed With a Kiss

    October 17, 2012 | 2:21 pm

    The Talmud is on display this month at the USC Fisher Museum of Art, but if you’re expecting a dry examination of rabbinic law and ethics, you’ve come to the wrong place. Ofri Cnaani’s “The Sota Project” offers a daring and even graphic take on Jewish views of adultery, sexuality...

  • Heirs of owner of Nazi-looted ‘The Scream’ want explanation on display

    October 15, 2012 | 9:14 am

    The heirs of a German-Jewish banker who claim the famous painting "The Scream" was looted from him by the Nazis want a New York museum to explain its history in its new display.

    The 1895 work by Edvard Munch is set to go on display Oct. 24 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York,...

  • From our house to Burton Exhibit: Why the Museum of Modern Art’s curators wanted to meet my husband

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 31, 2011 | 1:27 pm

    When the curators from Manhattan’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) came calling two years ago, my husband, Ron Magid, had prepared for them a veritable smorgasbord of art by the gothic filmmaker Tim Burton. Among the fare sprawled across our dining room table was a pointy-eared cowl...