Category Joel Silverstein

Jewish Art Salon rockets to Teaneck

Joanne Palmer wrote an in-depth article about the Jewish Art Salon, its mission, and its upcoming exhibition at the Jerusalem Biennale. Quotes by Archie Rand, Miriam Stern, Joel Silverstein,  and Yona Verwer.   … Other questions that hover over any discussion of Jewish art also are the very basic ones: What is Jewish art? What is […]

Personal Renaissance at the Belskie Museum

The Belskie Museum in Closter, NJ is hosting an art exhibit where artists reflect on their past artwork and compare to their more current art. The exhibition shows how past ideas and personal growth impacted and inspired their current work.  Opening Reception March 5, 1-5 pm. Presentation at 3:30 pm Artist Talk March 26 at 3 pm. Belskie Museum […]

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 […]

Call for Art: Ethical Treatment of Animals

Through Compassionate Eyes; The Ethical Treatment of Animals  Curated by: Julie Seidman, Joel Silverstein & Aimee Rubensteen Organized by the Jewish Art Salon Initial Submission Deadline: April 15, 2017. Open to both Jewish and non-Jewish artists. The sacred Jewish texts mandate Tsa’ar Baalei Chaim; humane treatment of animals. Yet, our modern lifestyles support amoral animal agribusiness, […]

JOMIX- Jews, the Comics & Art; Past & Present – Panel

The Jewish Art Salon presents JOMIX- Jews, the Comics & Art; Past & Present, an artists panel, on Long Island, NY.  Sunday September 25, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Sid Jacobson JCC in East Hills, New York 300 Forest Dr., Greenvale, NY 11548. (516) 484-1545 Map here.   This panel is in conjunction with the Jewish Art […]

Tradition and Transformation: Three Millennia of Jewish Art and Architecture

Ori Z. Soltes’ new book was recently published and is available here on Amazon. This magnum opus of 630 pages is currently available as a black & white edition. The two-volume full-color edition will be available in a few months. Not only are many Jewish Art Salon artists represented in this book, it ends with our […]

Passover and the Consequences of Freedom

Art exhibit presented by Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery and the Jewish Art Salon. Curated by Richard McBee, Jewish Art Salon. Opening reception Saturday, March 12, 2016, 8:00 – 11:00 pm. March 12 – June 25, 2016, on view Sundays 11-2. About the exhibit: This year Passover will be really special in Brooklyn as the Congregation Kol […]

Symposium on Femininity and Masculinity in Jewish Art

The Mishkan Museum in Ein Harod, Israel, hosts a closing event on January 29th at the exhibit New York / New Work, which features works by Jewish Art Salon members. This symposium, in memory of Ahuva Ben Aharon, is done in conjunction with Midreshet Ein Hanatziv, Niggun Nashim and Oranim College.  The New York / New Work exhibition […]

“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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

COMIC BOOKS AND THEIR CREATORS: lecture / workshop

YCROP and Jewish Art Salon invite you to: Illustrated lecture & workshop by Joel Silverstein Sunday May 18, 12-2 PM, 2014.  From the creation of Superman to Maus and The Rabbi’s Cat, Jews have played a fundamental role in the comics industry and Jewish themes have come up in the most unlikely of places. This […]

JO-EL / JORE-EL: Superheroes, Autobiography & Religion

The Hadas gallery and the Jewish Art Salon present: The Art of Joel Silverstein Opening Sunday March 23, 2014, 3:00-5:30 PM Artist Talk at 4:30 PM Hadas Gallery  Rohr Center at the Pratt Institute 541 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11205. Phone: 718 866 6815 Open by Appointment March 23 – May 16, 2014 This exhibition explores the […]

FRACTURED EPICS – Joel Silverstein

December 12, 2012- January 27, 2013. Presented by: The Jewish Art Salon & The Columbia / Barnard Kraft Center 606 West 115th Street, New York, NY, 10025 Opening Reception: Wednesday, Dec. 12th. 6:00-8:30 PM 7:30-8:15 PM  Roundtable Discussion,  Jewish Narrative Painting  with members of The Jewish Art Salon: Joel Silverstein, Exhibition Artist, Senior Curator/Founding Member Elke Reva Sudin, […]

Joel Silverstein presents his paintings Fractured Epics

Jewish Art Now By Saul Sudin, Video Documentary, January 2013 <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/56969998″>Joel Silverstein presents his paintings “Fractured Epics”</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/saulsudin”>Saul Sudin</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p> Or view the video online here 

Fractured Epics: Joel Silverstein Paintings

By: Richard McBee November 23rd, 2012. Latest update: June 10th, 2013 Joel Silverstein is a comrade-in-arms. We share many ideas about the creation and nature of contemporary Jewish Art, as well as a commitment to the growing Jewish Art community, exemplified by the Jewish Art Salon of which we are both founding members and curators. This exhibition […]

The Jewish Art Salon at the CAJM Conference

Algemeiner Bridging the Institutional Gap: The Jewish Art Salon at the CAJM Conference By Elke Reva Sudin, March 2, 2011 This week the Conference of American Jewish Museums was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania uniting museum directors, curators, and artists from across the country. The Jewish Art Salon gave a special presentation for the members of the conference hosted at […]

The Dura Europos Project

Arty Semite  “Images of Ben-Gurion and Ahmadinejad Update Ancient Frescoes,” By Aubrey Whelan Jan. 18, 2011 King David is a smiling child in a red T-shirt and corduroys. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad fills in for Haman. David Ben-Gurion is leading Holocaust survivors across the Red Sea. That’s the aim of the Dura Europos Project, on view at […]

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 […]

Tzelem

The Jewish Press “The Amulet, the Temple, the Disfigured Book and the Buterflies: The Art of Yona Verwer, Robert Kirschbaum, David Friedman and Joel Silverstein,” by Menachem Wecker, May 27, 2009 Throughout the ages, synagogues have housed some of the greatest examples of Jewish art, including the mosaic floors at Bet Alpha and the frescoes at […]

GENERATION D: IDENTITIES

Generation D: Identities Flomenhaft Gallery Annex, 547 W 27 Street, Suite 528, N.Y. Tues., Dec. 14, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 2010 Co-hosted by the the Jewish Art Salon, Flomenhaft Gallery and Be’chol Lashon. Contact: Katrina Ellis/212-268-4952. An exhibit celebrating Jewish diversity The gallery annex will feature the work of Siona Benjamin, originally from Bombay, now […]

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 […]