Tour Jewish Museums: The Sassoon Saga Exhibition
Hosted By: Maven
Discover the captivating tale of the Sassoon family during this special virtual exhibition tour of The Jewish Museum in NYC! Delve into the diverse collection of works, accumulated over time by family members, showcasing their trailblazing roles in trade, art collection, architectural patronage, and civic engagement from the 19th century through World War II.
Explore a range of artistic genres, including paintings, decorative arts, illuminated manuscripts, and Judaica, featuring opulent Hebrew manuscripts, intricate Chinese art, rare Jewish ceremonial art, and exquisite paintings by masters Gainsborough and Corot. As you journey through the exhibition, contemplate themes such as diaspora, colonialism, global trade, and war, which have shaped both the family’s history and our present-day world.
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