Jewish Comic Art Exhibition | Thursday, April 26 in Brooklyn
POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence Exhibition
Opening: Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 7-9 PM
Location: Congregation Kol Israel, 603 Saint Johns Place , Brooklyn NY
Contact: Fred Polaniecki – President, Congregation Kol Israel
In conjunction with the 2nd Annual Jewish Comic Con, Congregation Kol Israel will host the exhibition POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence curated by Joel Silverstein, Goldie Gross and Joshua H. Stulman.
This exhibition of 31 artists highlights the current explosion of comic books with Jewish themes and fine artists who use comics as inspiration. Artists in POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence include:
|Paul Hoppe||Archie Rand||Matisyahu Tonti|
|Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik||Bob Kane||Henrik Rehr||Vitaly Umansky|
|Lynne Cassouto||Jack Kirby||Arlen Schumer||Eli Valley|
|Jessica Deutsch||Lon Levin||Daniela Shapiro||Julian Voloj|
|Josh Edelglass||Sarah Lightman||Joel Silverstein||Al Wiesner|
|Max Gottfried||Linda Mason||Hillel Smith||Ephraim Wuensch|
|Bo Hampton||Jackie Nichols||Joshua H. Stulman||Eugene Zhilinsky|
|Alan Hobscheid||Martin Nodell||Emily Steinberg|
POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence is presented by the Jewish Art Salon, the Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery, Pratt Institute Hadas Gallery and AH Comics, publisher of SCI: The Jewish Comics Anthology, Vol. 2.
A panel discussion will take place at 7:45 PM. The discussion will feature the curators, some of the artists, and Rabbi Simcha Weinstein, author of the book Up Up and Oy Vey, How Jewish History, Culture and Values Shaped the Comic Book Superhero.
The exhibition will be on view until Friday, May 25, 2018. Viewing hours Sundays 11AM – 2PM.
Proceeds from the Jewish Comic Con will go towards the preservation and restoration of Congregation Kol Israel’s historic building on the National Registry of Historic Places. Proceeds will be matched 100% by an anonymous donor.
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