JT Waldman, author/illustrator of Megillat Esther & Not The Israel My Parents Promised Me with Harvey Pekar, presents at UMass Amherst Hillel. An Evening with Graphic Novelist JT Waldman Thursday April 11, 2013 7:30 PM, Herter Hall Rm. 227, 161 Presidents Drive Amherst MA Judaism, Comix, and the Mending of the Golden Calf Friday April [...]
“Fractured Epics: History Painting and Imaginary Portraits” by Joel Silverstein filmed at The Columbia/ Barnard Kraft Center for Jewish Student Life. This exhibition is on display through January 27th. Special thanks to the Jewish Art Salon, especially Yona Verwer and Richard McBee for their vital roles in creating this exhibition and presentation.
By Saul Sudin Darren Aronofsky’s dreams are finally coming true. As he tweeted recently, production is underway on his film adaptation of the Torah’s story of Noach, a project he has ambitiously hoped to make since his Bar Mitzvah. The filmmaker behind Pi, The Fountain, and the Academy Award-winning Black Swan is taking a radical [...]
When last we reported on filmmaker Darren Aronofsky’s long-gestating dream project Noah in February of this year, it seemed like the screen version would continue to languish in development hell. So Aronofsky, much as he did with his ambitiously religious The Fountain, began working on a graphic novel adaptation of he and frequent collaborator Ari Handel’s [...]
Eli Valley was recently noted on The Big Jewcy list for his graphic novel interpretations of Jewish culture. Jon Reiss writes, “As Jews, we are to question and challenge ourselves. To some degree this doctrine is the cornerstone of comic writer Eli Valley’s work. Valley’s work exists in a world all its own, a far cry [...]
By SUDINmag The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) presents Volumes II, an exhibition by JTS artists in residence that is now open at the JTS library in New York. From books to fabric sculptures, graphic novel illustrations, and cereal box aprons (!?), this second exhibition of work by JTS artists in residence is as diverse as [...]
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By SUDINmag | Tweet Now on view through April 29th, 2011 at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue Drawing On Tradition: The Book of Esther Original drawings from Megillat Esther by JT Waldman