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Jewish Museum 10/29/10-03/27/11: Houdini Art and Magic part 2 – New York NY | Examiner.com

October 28, 2010

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Joe Coleman, The Man Who Walked Through Walls (Harry Houdini), 1995, acrylic on masonite. Collection of David and Rhonda Denholtz My previous article provides an overview of Harry Houdini‘s life and career and its depiction in The Jewish Museum exhibit that opens Friday, October 29, 2010. After pushing his body to its limits in feats […]

Jewish Museum 10/29/10-03/27/11: Houdini Art and Magic part 1 – New York NY

October 28, 2010

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On Friday October 29, 2010 The Jewish Museum will present Houdini: Art and Magic, the first major art museum exhibition to examine the life, legend and enduring cultural influence of Harry Houdini. The exhibit will explore the career and lasting impact of the magician, escape artist, vaudeville entertainer, silent movie actor, author and lecturer through […]