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Becoming Jewish: Warhol’s Liz and Marilyn

Hosted By: Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

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Arienne Pelletier


When Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe converted to Judaism, the change for both women was personal and profound. Becoming Jewish: Warhol’s Liz and Marilyn, a Jewish Museum virtual tour, draws parallels between the actresses’ identities and artist Andy Warhol’s exploration of their celebrity through his image-making.