One of the most important symbolic animals in the Bible is the lion. It is a Jewish national and cultural symbol, traditionally regarded as the symbol of the Israelite tribe of Judah. In more recent history it has also been adopted as a symbol for the peoples of the English Commonwealth, and the English language. It was also used as a symbol for the emperors of Ethiopia, and in more recent times for the Rastafarian movement.
Many people claim to have a problem – even problems with money in general. Almost no one has a problem with art in general. And yet, money is almost always also art….
Money is art. Money follows art. Anyone who is experiencing a lack of money – or wealth, is most likely also experiencing a lack of authentic, inspiring and visually challenging art.
Genesis Aleph Sunset uses the original Bible’s Torah font letters of Genesis 1-2:7 for each and every stroke. These strokes make it a member of the Genesis: Sunset-Sunrise series. Among other things this series is about moments of inspiration and understandings — those AhHa! moments, when we “see the light”.
This portrait of Martin Luther King is created using the original letters from the Bible texts of the Exodus story wherein Moses tells Pharaoh to let the Hebrew people leave Egypt, the land of their slavery so they can head towards their promised land.
What makes artists revered as great beyond their own time? What do all the greatest artists have in common?
Judy Rey Wasserman’s UnGraven Image art presents images that are totally created by strokes that are the Torah font letters used as traditional art stokes. These letter-strokes are interwoven, layered, glazed and used here and there. They represent the words of the Creator, Ruler of the universe through Whose word all things were called into being. In this artwork each stroke is an original Hebrew Torah font letter from the verses of Deuteronomy 6:5-9.
In Western Jewish and Christian cultures, this holiday time is a season of light – but it is also a season of trees.
Poinsettia Psalm 148 can be seen as a symbol and visual prayer for tolerance and peace for the winter holidays and every day.