"Here Am I" Digital collage of hand-painted elements, 24x24".
This is a piece I created to deal with the "taking away" of good things that we feel we deserve to keep. As unfair as it may all seem, if we say "here am I", we can lift our eyes and see a ram caught in a thicket. That ram is there for you and me.
Another coincidence is that the ancient story that inspired this piece is the main part of Rosh Hashanah, which ends tonight at sunset. I didn't know that until today. I'm still learning.
On a visual note, this series is very much inspired by ornate fashion that I saw in posh stores along 5th Ave in NYC. I loved the intricate details in the #Hermes scarves, and all the bright colors. the double-snake necklace was inspired by Gucci's line of #Dionysus bags with the snake closure, and all the symmetrical embroidery. It really behooves me to visit designer brand stores and just ponder (though the salesmen must be disappointed.) This piece is available to purchase on my art page. It is available in small and large sizes and is limited to an edition of 25.
It was also chosen as an online finalist in @bombaysapphireus 's #ArtisanSeries contest, so please go to the link in my bio and vote for it (every day) until Nov 7th! The winner will get to work on a spectacular collab with @Artsy for a public art piece in #NYC! . . .
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