Sticking to My Art Routine 11.13.2019. Japanese ink.
דבק בשגרת האמנות. דיו יפני
I can’t hear the booms in my studio, but lots of jet fighters made a big circle above on their way back to the base.
Gouache and watercolor on koalin coated, cradled panel, 46 x 91 cm.
Exhibited in “Cover Uncover Cover” at the Jerusalem Theatre, June-July 2019.
The name is quoted from a song by Yankele Rosenblit, and refers to Moses climbing to the peak of Mt Nebo to get a clear view of the unreachable Promised Land before death.
I struggled through this painting. First adding and removing large barefoot legs marching from the heavens, above the hills. Then adding and removing an alter ego figure, shouting at this contemplative and silent man.
In the end, I let the pure blue do the talking, as it peaks thru the smoggy tempest.
Honesty is Stronger than Pretense. Ink, 28 x 36 cm
Sold! Youth and Billygoat, 2019. Gouache and ink on panel coated with kaolin.
נמכר! עלם ותיש 2019. גורש ודיו על לוח המצופה בחימר לבן.
Was exhibited at “Covered Uncovered Covered” at the Jerusalem Theatre, summer 2019.
Gideon Ofrat, the highly respected historian and commentator on Israeli art, described and complemented my works in his blog. In Hebrew
די כבר עם הפוליטיקה של הזהות