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Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)

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Self-Portrait (with Pete) [detail] , 2004–5 Gouache on Paper 16 X 15 In. (40.6 X 38.1 Cm) © Courtesy of the artist and Julie Saul Gallery, New York
Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)

1109 Fifth Avenue (at 92nd Street)
New York, NY 10128
March 11th, 2011 - July 31st, 2011
Opening: March 11th, 2011 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.thejewishmuseum.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
upper east side
EMAIL:  
info@thejm.org
PHONE:  
212-423-3200
OPEN HOURS:  
Thu 11-8; Fri-Tue 11-5:45

DESCRIPTION

Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World) features 100 original drawings and paintings by illustrator, designer, and author Maira Kalman (b. 1949, Tel Aviv). Portraits of admired people, vibrant landscapes, and favorite interiors will be on view with illustrations from books such as What Pete Ate From A to Z and The Principals of Uncertainties. Kalman’s photography and textiles, as well as objects collected on her numerous travels around the world, will also be presented in this exhibition that highlights Kalman’s observations and reflections of contemporary life.