Ilene Winn-Lederer


Illuminated Manuscripts for the 21st Century

By Ilene Winn-Lederer

Illuminated Manuscripts for the 21st Century
Although cartoonist R. Crumb generated plaudits and attention with his new book, “The Book of Genesis Illustrated” (Norton, 2009) is not the only illustrated bible being released this season. Pittsburgh illustrator Ilene Winn-Lederer’s “Between Heaven and Earth; An Illuminated Torah Commentary” (Pomegranate Communications, 2009) though given limited attention has also been received with acclaim. Although not as radical as Crumb, her trademark color pencil technique gives her work a distinctive feel and conveys a deep understanding of the text.Read More



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