Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Hebraica Mirrors

Hebraica Mirrors
Thru September 30
Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery

Hebraica Mirrors is a series of original colorful prints by the French Jewish artist Matatiaou. The exhibition travels from the Jewish Museum of Florida.

Hebraica Mirrors includes over 60 fine prints on Arches Velum and leather parchment. This type of medium truly represents the crossroads of contemporary design and traditional calligraphy. The exhibition is an interpretation of the Hebraic letter that develops numbers, shapes and colors in mirror effects. This universal graphic interpretation is inspired directly from the Zohar (direct origin of the Kabbala as written circa 1300).

September 17, at 7:30 pm: Book Talk
Resurrecting Hebrew by Ilan Stavans, 2008

Ilan Stavans will be sharing the transitional history of Hebrew from a dead language to the living language of modern Israel. Stavans is a Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amerherst College. The book talk is part of the Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival. TICKETS are now on sale!

Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, Washington DCJCC
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 777-3208

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