intelligent steps

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One of the foundation stones of my artistic endeavors is based on the knowledge that the Torah is Divine Wisdom and perfect absolute intelligence, and upon the contention that, therefore, one who would behave according to intelligence alone, will surely … Continued

the brushstroke: bridge between art and word

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  Many of the abstract expressionists, and truly the neo-impressionists before them, particularly Van Gogh and Cezanne, and even earlier, (it seems the source of this change is in the impressionists) already broke away from a certain classical mode in … Continued

Representational art and the soul

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Pictorialzation in art-making: all art-making at it’s outset is ‘abstract’, that is: non-representational. For the beginning is always a point and then a line; and a point and a line have no reference outside of themselves. According to the quality … Continued

the artist: self and others

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It seems right to appreciate all the good [that] one can see in another artist’s work for there is some good in everyone, and [it is worthy] to go as far as one can to see another artist’s point of … Continued

more on Kaballah and art

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I feel obligated to speak about a certain subject. I am sometimes asked about the choice of my colors, and also in connection with the kaballah, as my works suggest that I know something of kaballah, and there is much … Continued

accident in art

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The modern artists already reached into the concept of the accident; that the accident was not to be pushed out of the frame of the artwork, as had been done previously; the idea being that only what is intentional is … Continued

Torah and Modern Art

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Some are surprised: Why Torah with Modern art? Simple. Torah is pertinent in every generation. Even more so: Torah that is relevant to today is Torah truly. Torah that is in a form relevant to past generations is not truly … Continued

Piercing cry from the depths of darkness

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“Man prepares his heart and Hashem gives him a language to speak in” (see Proverbs 16:1). The shape of one’s life is formed and characterized by the language in which he speaks. One’s speech reveals his thoughts, one’s thoughts are … Continued

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