Gannit Ankori

Gannit Ankori, whose most recent book is a groundbreaking study of Palestinian Art, is the author of two books and numerous articles on Frida Kahlo (among them, Imaging Her Selves: Frida Kahlo’s Poetics of Identity and Fragmentation, 2002 and a major catalogue essay for Tate Modern’s 2005 Kahlo retrospective). She is curator of the acclaimed museum show “Frida Kahlo’s Intimate Family Picture” (see online exhibition at http://www.thejewishmuseum.org/kahlo/). Ankori is Associate Professor of Art History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was appointed Research Associate and Visiting Faculty at Harvard University Divinity School, Women’s Studies in Religion Program for 2005–2006. She has published in numerous journals, anthologies and catalogues on themes related to gender, trauma, hybridity and the construction of postcolonial identities.

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Art in the United States

American Jewish women have made major contributions to the art world as artists, photographers, gallery owners, museum curators, art critics, art historians, and collectors. The number of American Jewish women artists rose in the 1930s, and their activities expanded from painting into sculpture. This growth of Jewish women artists continued into the 21st century.

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