Step into the intimate world of Sara Berman’s Closet at the Sarasota Art Museum and discover the extraordinary story behind this captivating installation. Created by artists Maira and Alex Kalman, the daughter and grandson of Berman, the exhibition showcases the meticulously preserved belongings of Sara Berman, a Jewish émigré who embarked on a new chapter in her life at age sixty. Leaving behind her old life, Berman settled in a studio apartment in Greenwich Village, where she embraced minimalism by wearing only white. Explore the carefully folded garments, personal effects, and poignant details that bring Berman’s story to life. From her humble beginnings in Belarus to her pursuit of identity and meaning, Sara Berman’s Closet is a profound testament to the transformative power of self-expression.
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