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Ten Commandments

Acrylic on canvas, size 24" x 30", 1999 

Read about the inspirtion for this painting in my blog Ten Commandments or Can Art Bridge between People? 

Excerpt: Do you have in your life times when you feel helpless because you can’t change something? And I am not talking about the daily stuff we have no control over, but the big stuff, like world peace or clashes between religions…? And the only way for some of us is to express the frustration with the situation in some personal creation. Back in 1999, after living in the US for about 3 years, there was a lot of talking in Israel between the religious leaders and the secular leaders, and most of it was unpleasant. Each was sending his poisonous arrows at the other, with no apparent respect to the other side or the people who just wanted to live their live peacefully, adding to the already stressful situation with the Palestinians. This was the background for my Ten Commandments painting. Continue reading...

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