Hidush in Torah and art

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Hidushei Torah (novella) are that which most join the human with the Divine. A Jew who merits to mehadesh in Torah (to create novella), in truth, we must understand well, that he has merited that his thoughts have ascended to … Continued

Chachmah and Binah

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This is artwork which doesn’t attempt to represent something outside of itself. That is: a line remains primarily a line and is not used to represent a form of something we see before us with our eyes. Rather the line … Continued

kaballah and art

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1 The only thing that is important is emes. If emes be the hardest thing to truly find, nevertheless only emes matters, only emes is worth striving for. The kaballah, being the innermost aspect of the Holy Torah, is the … Continued

purpose in life

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Original choice of art career. To use creative talents not towards the purpose of material gain. That my search for meaning and purpose in life led me to reject that pursuit of material sustenance was not the goal in life. … Continued

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

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