City Center Dusk
Oil on linen, 80 x 100 cm, 2009 (private collection)
View from my former studio at Davidka Square, where the light rail now runs. The play of geometric shadows was a continuing interest and challenge.
Oil on linen on board, 34 x 44 cm, 2006
Watching the change of seasons overlooking Jaffa Road helped me discover the subtle shifts of color in the dim winter light.
Oil on linen mounted on board, 23 X 60 cm, 2005
With the Old City to my back and a distant view ahead, the expanse of Jerusalem hillsides opens up.
Jerusalem Late Afternoon
Oil on linen, 45 X 45 cm, 2006
A Jaffa Road view of interlocking geometries of the urban blocks.
Vermont Series, oil on paper, 31 x 32.5 cm, 2004
During my time as an international fellow at the Vermont Studio Center, I found the everyday scenes pulled me. After many years in Israel, it felt like I was seeing my native surroundings for the first time, with new eyes.
Vermont Series, oil on paper, 19 x 32.5 cm, 2004
The lush rushing rivers of Vermont were salves to my soul. Many years in arid Israel gave me a great appreciation for the dense greens of pine forests and the complexities of natural stone as it met the streams.
Vermont Series, oil on canvas mounted on panel, 17 x 16.5 cm, 2004
With fading light, studying the apparent simplicity of the river carrying a biblical name was satasfying.
Rooftop and Cypress
Oil on linen, 31 x 35.5 cm, 2004
Here I was drawn to the intersection of horizontal and vertical elements, and to the contrasts between man-made and natural subjects in the same motif.
Jerusalem Apartment Building
Charcoal on paper, 28 x 24 cm, 2006
There is something about the old apartment blocks of Jerusalem that appeals to me. These buildings, far from objectively beautiful, speak of observing everyday life over decades, making their own silent urban poetry.