Dora Somosi, 2018

Sara Softness is an interdisciplinary curator and writer based in New York. As guest curator, she debuted Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in October 2021. Previously, she was the Director of Exhibitions and Collections at The Walther Collection, and has held curatorial roles at the Brooklyn Museum, the Guggenheim, and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale. Details of her work can be found on this site’s successive pages and on substack.


Recent Press

Tablet: Shoah Unshowable

Times of Israel: No shock value, just shock: Exhibit shows Boris Lurie’s searing post-Holocaust works

PIX11 Video: New exhibit at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

The Guardian: ‘Never sold a painting in his life, but died worth $100m’ – the incredible story of Boris Lurie