October 2, 2010

Houdini's Magic at The Jewish Museum..

Should be a great show! Many photographs included. (The Jewish Museum is free on Saturdays.)

Houdini: Art and Magic
Opening October 29, 2010

"Escape artist and showman extraordinaire, Harry Houdini captivated the world with his astonishing feats. Stunning period posters, unusual theater ephemera and dramatic photographs of Houdini’s performances will be complemented by works created by contemporary artists who find inspiration in the great magician. Petah Coyne, Raymond Pettibon, Vik Muniz and Matthew Barney are a few of the many artists that will be represented."

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