The Eye of the Collector

The Jewish Vision of Sigmund Balka

May 23–August 10, 2008

Irving Amen. Many Children Dwell in My Father's House, n.d. Color woodcut, 23 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches.

This stunning new exhibition features paintings, drawings, prints and photographs by more than 60 artists as collected by Sigmund Balka, with his interests particularly drawn to the work of Jewish artists.

The works vary widely from nostalgic scenes of 19th-century Eastern European shtetls, to Depression-era social realists' paintings, to contemporary abstract responses to the Holocaust.

This exhibition is organized by Manhattan's Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Corporate Member sponsor is Fitzpatrick.Butler Architects.