<span lang='en'>Art as a means for awakening desire for truth</span>

  True art is based on faith in man’s intrinsic desire for truth, embedded deep in the person. His overt personality is not directed by this drive, nevertheless, this desire can be awakened, nurtured and brought to prominence. Art holds the possibility of awakening this buried desire for it can reach into the depths of […]

<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'>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'>Inviting Inward</span>

A viewer of an art work is lead by the artist’s work, to see what the artist wishes him to see and in the way that he wishes him to see it. I maintain that essentially all artworks are an offering to another to look into the world of the artist, into his inner being. […]

<span lang='en'>Images in the subconscious and in the world</span>

  If one looks at any abstract pattern, for example a rock or a stone wall or a wall of marble and he lets his gaze settle slowly upon what his eye will find to settle upon; if he has trained his mind to become aware of the pictures that are formed naturally and continually […]