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“Illuminated Pages-Tanya”

“Illuminated Pages – Tanya” embodies the essence of the Tanya’s first page.  The stenciled stainless steel is carved with this excerpt and placed before a Plexiglas pane.  When the work is lit, the letters are like flames proclaiming what is written in this important Judaic text.  Artist Rabbi Yitzchok Moully gives much insight into the

Matti Sirvio – “When Words Get Tired”

"The Storm is Passing Over" Matti Sirvio’s current exhibition When Words Get Tired is on view at the artist's gallery is Muscat, Oman.  With this collection of works, Sirvio expresses his observations of society and the larger, deeper messages that don’t sink in.  With the increasing pace of life and technology has come the gradual loss

Ikon after Icon

Icon After Icon is a contemporary interpretation of ancient iconography.  The Russian collective describe their work as not being reproductions of the classical works, or simply a modern nod to the style, but Traditional Contemporary Art.  The work is created with various mediums – wood, stone, textiles, graffiti, mosaics, frescos and stickers – to form

Ben Cowan “Gates” at 150W83 Gallery

Ben Cowan’s upcoming show “Gates” will be held at W83 Gallery in Manhattan on March 6.  We interviewed Ben last year for our ART+SOUL interview series.  He gave insight into the symbolic power of the scenery in residential Brooklyn.  Learn more about his work, and see more of his paintings, in our interview below.   https://youtu.be/JML_kSHzXqk

ART+SOUL Video Interview: Eliad Landau

https://youtu.be/tEK1znown6Y “My artistic quest is my life quest.  It’s a spiritual quest.  It’s a search of connection, renewal, and community.” -Eliad Landau We met Eliad Landau at his home in the West Bank outside of Jerusalem.  He was one of the Contemporary artists being featured in the Jerusalem Biennale last fall.  The small community of Gevaot

Silent Soul – Oriano Galloni

Serene oval faces with soft smiles resemble the faces of the saints in ancient iconography.  Yet these sculptures have a strange quality, setting them apart from anything recognizable.  Oriano Galloni found the inspiration for his Silent Souls series in nature.  The artist was walking in an ancient forest when he felt overcome by other-worldly presences. 

Bat Kol at Noga Gallery

  Matan Ben Tolila is an artist who lives and works in Jerusalem.  In the past, the Israeli artist explored themes related to conflict and escapism.  For his current exhibition Bat Kol, Ben Tolila changed his creative process entirely.  The precision of his brush strokes is reflective of his former approach.  For Bat Kol, he let

LA Art Show Re-cap

  Johan Anderson Branded The emotive quality of Johan Anderson's portraits was a powerful presence at the LA Art Show.  The portraits captivated the humanity of figures who personified dehumanizing practices in our world.  Branded was an image of a woman with a barcode on her forehead.  Dirty depicted another woman with dirt splattered on

Seeds and Light

  The Seeds and Light Project was created by painter Sara Drescher to support Freedom 418, Compassion, and the Midland County Child Welfare Board.  These organizations work to free children from the cycle of poverty (Compassion), support survivors of human trafficking (Freedom 418) and help meet the needs of children who are in foster care (Midland

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