Friday, August 01, 2008

Niza Levin, Sea of Shields

Stars of David appear numerous times on Niza Levin's work titled The Sea of Shields

Pastel on Canvas


Zoom in (click the All Sizes button above the picture):

Zvi Malnovitzer

[Zvi Malnovitzer was] raised and educated in a Hasidic community in Bnai Brak, Israel and while learning at the Ponevezh Yeshiva he somehow found the time and energy to learn to draw.

In his work titled Hasidic Huppah, which was created after 2000, oil on wood

The overall space soars upward to contain the red huppah that shelters the celebrants; effectively floating over them is the barely visible Magen David.