Tension and Attention

This work confronts the questions around Jews who integrate into their surrounding culture and the criticism from other Jews of this cultural assimilation. In my case, becoming a mother in a foreign place, furthered the distance from Israel. I therefore searched for a connection between the body and the surface of the painting, between the subject and the object.

The act of re-seeding myself is a complex one in this context

Impact
Impact

Canvas, gesso, sunflower heads and seeds 4'x8'

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Impact
Impact

Canvas, gesso, sunflower heads and seeds 4'x8'

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Impact
Impact

Canvas, gesso, sunflower heads and seeds 4'x8'

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Impact (detail)
Impact (detail)

Canvas, gesso, sunflower heads and seeds

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Impact (detail)
Impact (detail)

Canvas, gesso, sunflower heads and seeds

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On the Cusp
On the Cusp

Canvas, sunflower seeds 3'x5'

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On the Cusp
On the Cusp

Canvas, sunflower seeds 3'x5'

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On the Cusp
On the Cusp

Canvas, sunflower seeds

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Sunflower seedless heads
Sunflower seedless heads

Plaster

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Sunflower seedless heads
Sunflower seedless heads

Plaster

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