JOMIX – Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation

About the Exhibit

From the invention of Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster, to the graphic novel Maus by Art Spiegelman, Jewish artists and writers have served an essential and indispensable role in the comics and graphic novel industry. This exhibition boasts a roster of cutting edge creators, reinvestigating traditional genres like superhero, political satire, romance, horror, science fiction and confessionals through a Jewish lens. Join us for a look at how these contemporary Jewish artists use the comics medium as a way to express and address their own Jewish identity and cultural experience while also examining the complex relationship of art, identity and culture within the Jewish community at large.

R.S.V.P by Friday, February 27 to Lillian Rodriguez at 1.212.836.1793 or rodriguezl@ujafedny.org.

Exhibition: March 1 – May 8, 2015
Monday-Thursday 10-5 by appointment.

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