Vashti – The Newly-discovered Chapter

Dov Abramson, Front Row Seat, 2015, Aluminum print, cm 175×70
Siona Benjamin, Esther Scroll (Megillah), 2010, Hand embelished, signed and numbered, Giclee print, 450×28 cm.

Group Exhibit

February 20 – April 20, 2015

Curator: Shira Friedman

The image of Queen Vashti stands at the heart of this exhibition. In the Book of Esther, Vashti’s story appears in concise form. The art in the exhibition expands the story and in fact creates a new chapter about Vashti, her punishment, and her place in feminist thought and contemporary art.

Exhibiting artists:

Dov Abramson, Andi Arnovitz, Siona Benjamin, Avi Biran, Eric Bokobza Eliahou, Amit Eshbal, Nechama Golan, Ken Goldman, Shula Keshet, Hadas Kruk and Anat Stein (Studio Armadillo), Yehuda Levy Aldema, Avner Moriah, Jacqueline Nicholls, Alejandra Okret, Rivka Potchebutzky, Eliyahu Sidi, Iris Tutnauer, JT Waldman.