This painting juxtaposes two inexplicable parts of Jewish History. The Genesis story of God's demanding of Abraham to sacrifice Isaac and the Holocaust.
Is there any relationship? What does it mean?
I struggle with it. I leave it up to the viewer to decide.
I grew up in Brooklyn, New York. I attended Parsons School of Design, Graphic Design Department, where I studied painting and drawing under Stephen Greene and Fred Koenigsberg and graduated in 1957.
After a career as a Graphic Designer, I moved to Tucson in March 2005. It is the culmination of a long held dream…to live surrounded by the beauty of the Catalina Mountains, near some of my children and grandchildren, with the time and space to express some of my ideas for painting and sculpture.
Before leaving NY, I started a series of Jewish Art I call “Visual Midrash” wherein I take a phrase or scene from Torah and express it as a
visual commentary. I have continued to create “Visual Midrash” in Tucson and have also done...
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