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Jan 23, 2024

In the 1960s, artist Eva Hesse found herself at the center of the iconic New York contemporary art scene. A Jewish refugee who escaped Austria on the Kindertransport as a toddler, Hesse went on to become an icon of post minimalist art. 


Elisabeth Sussman is a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She’s...

Jan 9, 2024

On this episode, we bring you two stories of people who unexpectedly unearthed their personal histories with the help of LBI and its archive. 


Danny Shot, a poet from the Bronx, stumbled across a familiar face at an LBI exhibit—and discovered the double life of a mysterious relative. And Elliot Aronstam, a Brooklyn...