The Most Popular Works of 2019 in the Jewish Museum Online Collection Read More
Based on Google Analytics data, these were the 10 most viewed works from the Jewish Museum online collection.
The Jewish Museum collection spans 4,000 years of Jewish culture through nearly 30,000 objects from around the world. Although approximately 600 objects are currently on view in our rotating collection exhibition Scenes from the Collection, the Museum’s online collection provides access to thousands more, along with hi-res images, accompanying audio/video, and resources for educators. Every year at the end of the year, we take a look at the most popular works in the Jewish Museum collection online based on Google Analytics data. Here were the 10 most viewed objects of 2019:
- SIC, Torah Finials, early 18th century
- Alfred Stieglitz, The Steerage, 1907
- *Kehinde Wiley, Alios Itzhak (The World Stage: Israel), 2011
- Marc Chagall, Untitled (Old Man with Beard), c. 1931
- Anni Albers, Six Prayers, 1965–66
- *Deborah Kass, OY/YO, 2016
- George Segal, The Holocaust, 1982
- James Jacques Joseph Tissot, The Flight of the Prisoners, c. 1896
- Mel Bochner, The Joys of Yiddish, 2012
- Portion of a Synagogue Wall, Isfahan (Persia), 16th century
*Indicates works on view in Scenes from the Collection at the Jewish Museum
This year, the Jewish Museum launched new audio tours featuring the voices of artists, rabbis, and curators, offering a range of perspectives on works from the collection. Many of these works were included on this year’s list, from Mel Bocher’s The Joys of Yiddish to Deborah Kass’ OY/YO.
As we enter 2020, we look forward to sharing more works from the Jewish Museum collection with you, whether through upcoming rotations within Scenes from the Collection or through our digital channels.
Explore more works in the Jewish Museum collection online at TheJewishMuseum.org/Collection.
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