Arcadia somewhere between Paris and Rome 120X215 c"m oil on linen The main place from which this painting is inspired is a small pond in a village called Bourg en Bresse.
There are several reasons why this scene blew me away, as an Israeli that grew up with the harsh atmosphere of the dessert and the scarcity of potable water it was extremly new for me to see the green pastures, the big oak trees, the abundance of potable water, and the fact that people weren't exploiting th
“Abraham’s prophesy" oil on linen 81x82 This is the first commission painting I have ever made, it is also the first biblical painting I was asked to do, it is a painting of “Abraham’s prophesy”. Since the budget of the commission was limited, I based the mane figure in the foreground on a sketch of the sculpture of the boxer at rest (that I did a few years back in Rome). I usually stay away from narrative painting but was willing to try as long as the painting was appealin
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this year I was selected among 29 other artists as finalists (out of more then 4450 participants) at the ASHURST Emerging artists prize. they requested that I answer a few questions about the painting that I applied with "Auto portrait in Paris 2019" . I usually don’t like to speak instead of my paintings, I believe the painting should transcend visually what the painter wants to say, but I will point out a few anecdotes that are important to me: - I was born in Israel a cou