Tag Archives: Wendi Furman

PMJA at 40

The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art celebrates 40 years with 40 Works from its Permanent Collection. Jewish Art Salon members exhibiting: Siona Benjamin, Tobi Kahn, and Ahron D. Weiner. Artists’ Reception Thursday, June 9, 2016    6-8 pm  Free and open to the public   M – F: 10 – 4 pm (and by appointment)  Hours subject to change. Please […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]