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Another side of David Perlov at Paris’ Jewish Museum

As Jean Clair’s fascinating “Sigmund Freud: From Looking to Listening” comes to an end at Paris’ Museum of Jewish Art and History, a modest, more easily overlooked exhibition, on display through March 31, is still well worth the detour. Tucked away in a one-room contemporary-art gallery to the right of the museum’s elegant courtyard Filmmaker, […]

Jonas Mekas, in memoriam

Widely regarded as the “godfather of avant-garde cinema,” Jonas Mekas has died at the age of 96. As an artist, filmmaker, film critic, poet, curator, archivist and guru, he quickly became a revolutionary figure in American underground cinema. Born in Semeniškiai, a small village in Lithuania, in 1922, Mekas emigrated to the United States in […]