Grounded in Jerusalem

There’s nothing like a bit of street-level painting, spiced up with some local lyricism.

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July 12, 2018 19:00
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An ice cream parlor near Mahaneh Yehuda

An ice cream parlor near Mahaneh Yehuda. (photo credit: ALEXEY MIKHAILOV)

 
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There’s nothing like a bit of street-level painting, spiced up with some local lyricism. It is hard to resist the charms of a picture that evokes quotidian situations, but with some magical ingredient that not only evokes the everyday hustle and bustle, but also imbues the end product with something of a transparent, yet palpable, fairytale dimension.

All the above could comfortably be applied to Rifkah Goldberg’s works currently on display at the Beit Naima Gallery in Nahlaot, just a pebble’s throw away from the Mahaneh Yehuda market.

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