Decoding the luster of life
July 26, 2014 09:16
Jerusalemite Mindy Weisel crosses over from the world of painting to glassworks, with an exhibition at the Eretz Israel Museum.
Pieces from the Parallel Tracks series..
(photo credit:JOHN WOO)
About 50 years before Jesus was born in Bethlehem, another revolution in the Middle East dramatically changed the lives of most everyone on earth: Craftsmen (possibly Jewish) discovered the expansionist quality of glass.This technological breakthrough enabled artisans to blow glass, thus democratizing its use throughout the world.