Saturday, June 02, 2007

Iranian Banknote

Iranian Banknote Solomon’s seal In a Reform Judaism magazine interview, Dr. Houman Sarshar, the director of publications at the Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History, said that In 1974  the Iranian government issued this 200-rial banknote with a six-pointed star on the back Iranians were furious. Rumors were spread that the new banknote had been printed in Israel and in a few hours the Iranian bank cancelled it.

Betty And Henri 1942

Betty And Henri 1942 ART Yellow Badge

Photo is courtesy of artist Tsvi Nadav Rosler and it shows the yellow badge on the blouse of Betty. The painting is part of a series about the artist’s family in the Holocaust.

Size of the painting is 60X80 cm.

Copyright: Tsvi Nadav Rosler, 2007

This works is taking part in the Yellow Holocaust Star Exhibit at Yigal Alon House, Safed which started on 30-4-2008. Curator: Reli Wasser.

Technique: Acrylic

Tsvi Nadav Rosler wrote:

My sister and I are photographed a month before the police rapped at our door. My father, Aharon would then be taken and sent to Auschwitz. For my sister,my mother and for me would start the story of hiding and escaping.

Tsvi Nadav-Rosler was born in Antwerp in the year 1937. He studied graphic design in Antwerp's art academy. Came on Aliya with his spouse Miriam in 1959. He worked 35 years as manager of the art department of the Israeli Educational TV.

The Mousetrap

Mousetrap Yellow Badge art Photo is courtesy of artist Tsvi Nadav Rosler and it shows the yellow badge as a mousetrap.
Size of painting: 40x40 cm.
Tsvi Nadav Rosler was born in Belgium in 1937. He learned graphics in the Art Academy in Antwerp and worked for 35 years in the Israeli TV Educational Channel as the director of the art department. Tsvi showed his works in many group and solo exhibitions.
Copyright: Tsvi Nadav Rosler, 2007