The Arty Semite

Out and About: New Director at The Jewish Museum; Hitler, Hitler Everywhere!

By Ezra Glinter

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  • The Jewish Museum has chosen Claudia Gould, head of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, as its new director.

  • Speaking of Jewish museums, are there just too many of them?

Courtesy of MoMA
‘Poet Max Herrmann-Neisse,’ one of the three disputed works by George Grosz.
  • Hitler has become a symbol of popular subversion in China.

  • Hitler has taken over television programming at the BBC.

  • Which includes a drama about Hans Litten, a Jewish lawyer who humiliated the future dictator in court.

  • The heirs of George Grosz are trying to recover several paintings that the artist left behind in Berlin, and which are currently owned by the Museum of Modern Art.

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