Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women

October 17, 2012 - January 13, 2013 | Past Exhibit

Different Combinations of Me and Tim, 2009 Courtesy Lauren Weinstein

While the influential role of Jews in cartooning has long been acknowledged, the role of Jewish women in shaping the medium has thus far gone relatively unexplored. Graphic Details is a groundbreaking exhibition that provides the first in-depth look at Jewish women’s autobiographical comics. This exhibition of original drawings, full comic books, and graphic novels presents the powerful work of eighteen artists whose intimate, confessional work has influenced the world of comics over the last four decades.

The exhibition includes 29 pieces from Diane Noomin, Sarah Lightman, Sarah Lazarovic, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Miriam Libicki, Bernice Eisenstein, Miriam Katin, Miss Lasko-Gross, Ariel Schrag, Trina Robbins, Ilana Zeffren, Sarah Glidden, Corinne Pearlman, Lauren Weinstein, Vanessa Davis, Racheli Rottner, Laurie Sandell, and Sharon Rudahl.

Curated by Michael Kaminer and Sarah Lightman. Traveling exhibition conceived by Zachary Paul Levine and Yeshiva University Museum.