May 9, 2016
Another Way to Get To Carnegie Hall

It takes more than practice to get to Hirschfeld’s Carnegie Hall. In an April 26th sale at Heritage Auctions, Hirschfeld’s original ink on board 1991 drawing, commissioned to celebrate the Hall’s centennial, and featuring more than 20 legendary personalities from Tchaikovsky to the Beatles, sold for a robust $57,500.

Apr 13, 2016
Memories of Anne Jackson

Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach were regular visitors to the Hirschfeld Dinners. They usually entertained afterwards by reciting a scene or a poem to everyone’s delight. They were loyal and loving to the great caricaturist who immortalized them in so many of their greatest theatrical hits.

Mar 16, 2016
Lynn Surry named New President of Al Hirschfeld Foundation

The Al Hirschfeld Foundation has announced that Lynn Surry has assumed the position of Foundation President. Surry began her association with the artist 30 years ago when she sold and marketed his work for more than 12 years. Hirschfeld and Surry became friends and even went to the theater together. She has been an Al Hirschfeld Foundation board member since 2011. Surry has been an associate of the late, noted Art Historian Dr.

Feb 15, 2016
More Hirschfelds Than You've Ever Seen Before

2015 was a banner year for al Hirschfeld and the Al Hirschfeld Foundation. Between the New York Historical Society exhibition and The Hirschfeld Century book published by Alfred A. Knopf, we were able to share hundreds of Hirschfeld artworks with audiences in New York and around the country. Now we are thrilled to announce that you can now see thousands of Hirschfeld artworks online at AlHirschfeldFoundation.org. With our latest update, we have nearly 8,000 images online for visitors to see.

Feb 1, 2016
Yiddish Broadway

A new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York, “New York’s Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway,” opening March 9th explores the world of “Yiddish Broadway” found along Second Avenue on the Lower East Side of New York at the turn of the 20th Century.