<span lang='en'>Representational Art and the Soul</span>

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 and strength and sensitivity of the imagination of the artist, he almost immediately begins to […]

<span lang='en'>Piercing cry from the depths of darkness</span>

“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 where a person resides, his home, and therefore his speech is a picture of his […]

<span lang='en'>The artist who desires only the freedom of his soul</span>

It could be that the decision to be an artist; that is, a true artist,one who is not interested in monetary gain or honor or anything at all except to express whatever it is that art can express, possibly this is actually in consort with the spirit of Torah. For an artist that chooses to […]

<span lang='en'>Blessed (is He), Life of all the Worlds</span>

admission: asleep. Asleep. Some things are definitely in the way that are keeping me in this sleep for if I were awake to the fact… the only real fact that exists; “Life of all the Worlds, blessed is He”; if I were awake to this…I wouldn’t be acting the way I am…. Who is going […]

<span lang='en'>Flowing River the Source of Wisdom</span>

If we don’t realize we must consider deeply until we understand that our entire well-being is dependent upon our connection to the true tzadikim. Our connection to the tzaddik is dependent on our connection to Hashem and our connection to Hashem is dependent on our connection to the Tzaddik. For the tzaddik directs, guides, leads […]

<span lang='en'>Brief charting of avenues in my work</span>

My pictures can be divided into two categories. Representations of statements of our Sages that are more or less well known, and 2) representations of more esoteric statements. And the range between. The inner content of the pictures represents musing upon the subject that is pictured in words, musings that have as their common base—‘Torah […]

<span lang='en'>בגדי חול של משיח</span>

(זהר תצא ר”פ) והוא מחולל מפשעינו (ישעי’, נ”ג:ה’)—דאיתעבד חֹל בגיניהו. מקודם כתבתי מזוית אחד על ענין זה, שגלוי הצדיקים בכלל והמשיח בפרט תלוי בזכות הדור, שהם מכינים כלים להלביש קדושתם. כאן רצוני לבאר, בס”ד, פן אחרת בענין, שעצם כל דבר שבקדושה מוצא התנגדות גדולה בעולם הזה. לבאר. כי לקדושה להתגלות בעולם הזה, הרי הקליפות רודפות […]

<span lang='en'>Introduction to the subject: Human creativity and G-d</span>

There are many important words to be written in regards to the subject of human creativity and its relation to the Creator of all, Blessed is He, but one must foremostly be well established in his outlook and understanding of his purpose in life; at least, the fundamentals of truth must be understood and accepted […]