Kirshenblatt-Gimblett in the Forward 50

Today, the Jewish Daily Forward released the Forward 50, the publication's "annual list of 50 machers and shakers in the Jewish world." This year, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett was among the group. Here's a quote from her listing.

"After years of being one of the keenest analysts and supporters of Jewish art, New York University professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett edited the definitive book on what "Jewish" has meant across the gamut of modern art. With essays tracing a plethora of different types of art she interrogates the concept of Jewishness without falling into essentialism. She co-edited the Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times with Jonathan Karp."