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POW !!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence (exhibit)
Apr 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pmFree
In conjunction with Jewish Comic Con, Congregation Kol Israel will host the exhibition POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence curated by Joel Silverstein, Goldie Gross and Josh Stulman. This exhibition of approximately 25 artists highlights the current explosion of comic books with Jewish themes and Fine Artists who use comics as inspiration. Included in the exhibition are legendary artists, including: Jim Aparo, Jessica Deutsch, Bob Kane, Jack Kirby, Sarah Lightman, Jacqueline Nicholls, Mart Nodell, Archie Rand, Arlen Schumer, Ephraim Wuensch, Eli Valley, and many others.
Presented by the Jewish Art Salon, the Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery, and Pratt Institute Hadas Gallery, the opening will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:00- 9:00 PM with a panel discussion on the exhibit at 7:45 PM. The discussion will feature the curators, some of the artists and Rabbi Simcha Weinstein of Pratt Institute, author of the book Up Up and Oy Vey, How Jewish History, Culture and Values Shaped the Comic Book Superhero, Leviathan Press, 2006 . He is also currently working on a graphic novel memoir. The panel will be introduced by Yona Verwer, Director of the Jewish Art Salon.
The exhibition will be on view until Friday, May 25, 2018
Viewing hours Sundays 11AM – 2PM.
This event is co-sponsored by Hadas Gallery and AH Comics, publisher of SCI: The Jewish Comics Anthology, Vol. 2, edited by Steve Bergson.