Category David Wander

David Wander at the Bernard Museum

The Bernard Museum of Judaica in New York  is celebrating 20 years. David Wander’s work is prominently featured. The exhibition is up until September 3, 2017

YNY Chronika at Abrazo Interno Gallery NYC

Trees of Life and Evil Eyes: A Contemporary Take on Superstition, Symbols and Mysticism will have a second reception at the Abrazo Interno Gallery for the public and for the participants of Yiddish New York, a 5 day celebration of Yiddish Music, Language and Culture. Arts reception 6-9 PM, Saturday, December 24, 2016 That same night, […]

Trees of Life and Evil Eyes at the Abrazo Interno Gallery

Trees of Life and Evil Eyes: A Contemporary Take on Superstition, Symbols and Mysticism. December 8, 2016 – December 28, 2016. Opening reception December 8, 6-9 PM. A special event and dance party with live Klezmer music will be held on December 24th, 2016 from 6-9 PM, for the opening of Yiddish New York. Bring your dancing shoes […]

Paint by Numbers at the HUC-JIR Museum

Numbers are integral to Jewish rituals, belief, significant historical dates, and daily life. Numbers and numerology have been at the core of Biblical understanding since the Bible was codified and possibly before. Inescapable, numbers are the global language of humanity. More than fifty contemporary artists illuminate the meaning of numbers and their symbolism through a […]

JOMIX – Jewish Comics; Art and Derivation

The Jewish Art Salon & the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center present: JOMIX – Jewish Comics; Art and Derivation  Curated by Joel Silverstein, Richard McBee & Aimee Rubensteen. Conceived by the Jewish Art Salon. September 25 12:00-3:00 PM  Opening                                    […]

S’hma Now

Each month, Sh’ma Now curates a distilled “conversation” in print and online, bringing to­gether several voices around a single theme. These voices cross the spectrum of Judaism — secular and religious, communal and non-partisan, engaged and striving. Sh’ma Now is published in partnership with the Forward. April’s issue (Lech Lecha | לֶךְ לְךָ) featured works by Jewish Art Salon members […]

“New York New Work” at the Mishkan Museum of Art

  The Mishkan Museum of Art in Ein Harod presents New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC  November 13 – January 31, 2016 Opening Reception Friday November 13, 11:30 AM. Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod, 18965 Israel The exhibition, co-organized by the Jewish Art Salon, a global group of artists and scholars, […]

Evil: A Matter Of Intent

The HUC – JIR Museum in New York hosts an art exhibit on the concept of Evil. The art will be on view till June 30, 2016. Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 5:30-7:30 pm, with a program at 6:30 pm Evil is not a cosmic accident. It does not just happen. Natural disasters happen. Disease, drought, […]

Jewish Art Salon at the Jerusalem Biennale 2015

THE SECOND JERUSALEM BIENNALE FOR CONTEMPORARY JEWISH ART WILL SHOWCASE THE WORK OF NEARLY 200 ISRAELI AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS. The Jewish Art Salon’s Pavilion at the Polonsky Academy features New York / New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art from NYC, curated by Dvora Liss and David Sperber Participating artists: Helène Aylon, Siona Benjamin, Tobi Kahn, Rachel Kanter, Robert Kirschbaum, Richard McBee, Archie Rand, Cynthia […]

Salon Session at the Bernard Museum

 David Wander – The Book of David Join us for an informal art session at Temple Emanu-El – Herbert & Eileen Bernard Museum, NYC. 1 East 65th Street, New York, NY. 212 744 1400 Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 6:30 – 8pm Presenters: Artist David Wander and Curator Warren Klein. Light refreshments will be served. On view […]

JOMIX Catalog

We are proud to announce the catalog of our art exhibit JOMIX-Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation Expertly designed by Dorit Jordan Dotan, the print version will be ready late September. Online preview here. The exhibit, an expanded version of the previous JOMIX, is curated by Joel Silverstein, Aimee Rubensteen, and Richard McBee. Wendi Furman and Yona Verwer assisted […]

JOMIX – Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation at Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art and the Jewish Art Salon present: JOMIX – Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation  September 1st through November 15th, 2015. Mon-Fri  9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Reception & Panel Discussion with Curators  October 15, 2015 @ 6pm Guest Speakers Joel Silverstein, Richard McBee & Aimee Rubensteen, JOMIX Exhibit Curators, Jewish Art Salon. Introductions by Wendi Furman, PMJA Director of Exhibitions, […]

We’re Living in a Golden Age of Jewish American Art & Don’t Really Know It

Matthew Baigell, Founding Member of the Jewish Art Salon, has been blogging for The Prosen People. He is the author of the recently published book Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish America Art, 1880-1940 “These are great times for those of us who support, encourage, and enjoy looking at art with Jewish themes. Perhaps never […]

David Wander Visualizing The Bible

The Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica cordially invites you to the exhibition opening of Visualizing the Bible: Works by David Wander Till September 1, 2015 Temple Emanu-El One East 65th Street New York City museum@emanuelnyc.org  

JOMIX — Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation

UJA-Federation of New York 
invites you to their exhibit with the Jewish Art Salon. JOMIX — Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation UJA-Federation of New York 130 East 59th Street, Seventh-Floor Gallery, New York City Exhibition on view March 1 – May 8, 2015 Monday-Thursday 10-6 by appointment. Contact Lillian Rodriguez at 1.212.836.1793 or rodriguezl@ujafedny.org ______________________ Gallery talk & tour Tuesday, […]

ALL | TOGETHER | DIFFERENT – A survey of Lower East Side Artists

Opening Reception Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7-9 PM Curator Linda Griggs. Curatorial advisor Yona Verwer. RECEPTION EVENTS • 7:30 PM Address from NY Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl. •  “Ignited NY” Photo Booth Portraits by Steve Ellis. This exhibit is a survey of current Lower East Side artists — those still engaged in a forever changing […]

CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS EXPLORING WOMEN IN TANACH

The Association of Jewish Studies will hold its 46th Annual Conference in Baltimore December 14-16, 2014. Sunday December 14, 11:15am to 12:45pm, a Roundtable Discussion titled Contemporary Artists Exploring Women in Tanach and Talmud will take place at the Hilton Baltimore. The discussants are Jewish Art Salon members Richard McBee, Ruth Weisberg, Matthew Baigell, and Ben Schachter. The moderator is Vivian […]

Are We Living in a Golden Age of Jewish Art?

The Arty Semite By Matthew Baigell, March 4, 2011 Most people do not know that we are living in a golden age of Jewish American art. But, as I will explain in a lecture at the Jewish Museum on March 7, we are. Since around 1975, there has been an incredible but largely ignored outpouring of art […]

DURA EUROPOS PROJECT II

UJA-Federation of New York features The Dura Europos Project: An Ancient Site Interpreted Through 21st Century Eyes This exhibit is a project of the Jewish Art Salon. Exhibit on view till June 11, 2012. Guest Speakers March 27 Richard McBee and Joel Silverstein, Curators, Jewish Art Salon. Yona Verwer, President, Jewish Art Salon UJA-Federation of […]

THE DURA EUROPOS PROJECT: An ancient site revisited through 21st century eyes

  Artists examine what the ancient Dura Europos artists did with subject, style, history, idea, underlying texts and their myriad commentaries, and they provide their own 21st century interpretations. This includes depictions of the Jewish texts, episodes from history, ideas of the sacred, evoking a historical style, Jewish and pagan identities, and sacred space. This […]

SEDUCED BY THE SACRED: Forging a Jewish Art

This exhibit, which is curated by Richard McBee and Joel Silverstein, features artists who have been moved by the idea of the sacred in their work, including concepts of divinity and or the sublime. The exhibit takes place from Oct. 3 to Nov. 22, 2010, at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford, Conn., and the […]

TZELEM

This project was produced in conjunction with LABA, the National Laboratory for New Jewish Culture at the 14 Street Y. April 26 – May 17, 2009, Stanton Street Synagogue The pioneering importance of this exhibit, Tzelem-Likeness and Presence in Jewish Art, was that it corralled, for the first time, a diverse, balanced and complete range of […]