Ketubah (Illuminated marriage vows) The meeting of any two people is made possible by a shimmering constellation of events. Random coincidence, or destined to be? I created this art digitally, using many layers of colorful pixels in random-looking arrangements (which are actually far from random, but that’s another story).
This is a ketubah I did recently for a lovely couple, one of whom already has children from a previous marriage. I am often asked to include dogs in ketubahs, and sometimes they come out better than others, but this time it came out great!
One way to indicate God’s unpronounceable 4-character name is a double-yud, which I discovered looks remarkably like a close-quotation mark. This synchronicity of “God = says” seemed to me to refer to the creation myth, in which God speaks and the material universe comes to be. This image, with its quote mark obscured by a […]
The older I get, the more I find myself thinking about loss: about all the losses, both tiny and devastating, that a person sustains in his/her life, and how he/she keeps going after each loss. This print is part of a series of photo-collage-based prints that I began creating in late 2011. I start with […]