Susan Tumarkin Goodman

Senior Curator Emerita

​Susan Tumarkin Goodman is Senior Curator Emerita at the Jewish Museum, where she has organized numerous exhibitions and written and edited many catalogues. Her exhibitions on Russian art include Chagall: Love, War, and Exile (2013), Chagall and the Artists of the Russian Jewish Theater (2008), Marc Chagall: Early Works from Russian Collections (2001), and Russian Jewish Artists in a Century of Change, 1890 – 1990 (1995). On the subject of Israeli art, her exhibitions include Dateline Israel: New Photography and Video Art (2007), After Rabin: New Art from Israel (1998), and In the Shadow of Conflict: Israeli Art, 1980 – 1989 (1989). Among her other publications are The Emergence of Jewish Artists in Nineteenth-Century Europe (2001) and From the Inside Out: Eight Contemporary Artists (1993). She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA from Columbia University.