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It’s finally here… Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews is based on the exhibit I co-curated. It’s published by McFarland.
I contributed a bunch of essays on some of the amazing artists in the show, including Bernice Eisenstein, Sarah Glidden, Sarah Lazarovic, and Laurie Sandell.
Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women is now open at London’s Space Station 65 gallery!
Graphic Details, which I co-curated, is inspired by a story I wrote for the Forward. We’ve had successful runs in New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Washington, DC, Portland, and Miami Beach.
“Claire Barry’s last performance for an audience was in 2009. ‘I was there,’ Corey Breier, a close friend of Barry’s and the longtime president of the Yiddish Artists and Friends Actors Club, told the Forward from his home in Aventura. “ She sang ‘My Yiddishe Mama.’ There wasn’t a dry eye in the house.” More
“Equal parts autobiography, treatise, art project, and social commentary, Sarah Lazarovic’s “A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy” (Penguin Books) chronicles a year in which the author sublimated consumer urges by drawing things instead of purchasing them.” More
“The short menu seems like an afterthought — maybe some nibbles to accompany your Chateau Grand Traverse gamay noir ($10) from Michigan or Roggenbier ($6) from a Staten Island brewery. Don’t believe the lack of hype: Humboldt & Jackson’s small plates are some of the best I’ve had this year.” More