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Recent Articles
Afterlives: Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art, October 22, 2021
An Exhibit at The Jewish Museum NYC
Looking Westward: Lithuanian Architects During the Soviet Era
arterritory, August 4, 2021
An Interview with Architectural Historian John Maciuika
Outside In and Inside Out
Beverly Buchanan and Abigail DeVille at the Andrew Edlin Gallery
March 20-May 8, 2021
Remembering Okwui Enwezor
Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America
The New Museum: February 16--June 6, 2021
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To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Brandeis University Study Abroad Program, I wrote the following essay on my experience as a student in The Hiatt Institute in Israel in 1961. It has just appeared in the Brandeis Alumni Online Newsletter. The experience stayed with me and I am currently working on a novel, The Girl Who Counted Numbers, set in Jerusalem in 1961 during the Adolf Eichmann trial.

Stitching and Writing on the Margin:

Former journalist Sabine Heinlein is charting the history of zoonotic diseases not on magazine covers, but quilts.

Guernica, January 25, 2021
Fatma Shanan, Floating Carpet. Courtesy DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM, Berlin, Photo by Jens Ziehe.
Never Shalem: A dynamic new generation of Palestinian and Druze women artists
is coming up in Israel.
Guernica, April 16, 2020
Ciudad de Mexico 22 Julio 2016 Jennifer Clement presidenta del Pen Internacional, sesion de fotos en San Angel. Foto Omar Meneses
Roslyn Bernstein Explores Jennifer Clements Fight for Freedom of Expression
Sampsonia Way, March 26, 2020
Ruby Rumie, Young Girl with Vessel.

Heavier Than Air: Colombian artist Ruby Rumié confronts domestic violence.

Guernica, November 7, 2019


Roslyn Bernstein was a Contributing Editor and East Coast Arts Correspondent for from 2010 to 2013 when the site was discontinued. She wrote short arts and culture pieces based on reporting in New York City for west coast readers. As the site no longer exists, below are links to pdfs of screen shots of selected articles.


Arts Column: The Reverend Billy Project

Not Just Any Old Book Release Party

June 22, 2011


Arts Review: Weegee-'Murder is my Business'

Legendary Photographs at the International Center of Photography

January 25, 2012

Arts Review: 'Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs 1983-1999'

Asia Society's Photography Exhibit in New York is Both Personal & Political

July 5, 2011

Did You Ever See a Rosson Crow

Bowery Boys

June 28, 2010


Roslyn Bernstein was a Contributing Editor for Contemporanea International Magazine from 1989 to 1990 when the magazine was discontinued. She wrote long arts and culture pieces based on reporting in New York City and around the world. As the magazine no longer exists, below are links to pdfs of selected articles.

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Canvassing Israel

Artists in the Land of Milk and Honey Find Different Ways to Cope With Their Country's Never-Ending Conflicts

March 1990


China: Figures in a Landscape

Eleven Chinese Artists Bear Witness to a Cultural Evolution

September 1990

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Brave New Museum

October 1990

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