Modern Art, Sacred Space: Motherwell, Ferber and Gottlieb, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

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Robert Motherwell, The Wall of the Temple, 1952 Oil on Masonite, 96.5 x 192.5 inches Congregation B’nai Israel, Millburn, New Jersey March 14 – August 1, 2010 After World War II, American Jewish populations began a mass movement from city to suburb. Without the close-knit neighborhoods of the city, the synagogue became a center not only for worship, but for education and socialization as well. Architect Percival Goodman envisioned this space as entirely modern—not based on […]

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