Returns on paper

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January 26, 2017 15:17

There is a generous array of largely pencil- and graphite- based items currently on display at the Jerusalem Artists’ House, as part of the sixth edition of the drawing biennale.




Hillel Roman, ‘Expansion,’ 2016

Hillel Roman, ‘Expansion,’ 2016. (photo credit:ELAD SARIG)

As technology strides confidently on and the world becomes ever more virtual, there appears to be an equal-and-opposite balancing dynamic constantly in progress. While there are creators of all kinds of gripping video art works and other expertly computer manipulated endeavors, it is gratifying to see offerings of good old analog, definitively hands-on stuff hanging on gallery walls for our undiluted viewing pleasure.

There is a generous array of largely pencil- and graphite- based items currently on display at the Jerusalem Artists’ House, as part of the sixth edition of the drawing biennale, which goes by the self-explanatory name of “The Return of Paper – Reflections on Drawing.” The exhibition was curated by Edna Moshenson and Sally Haftel Naveh, and closes on February 11.

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