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Abraham Kritzman

Abraham Kritzman

Abraham Kritzman is an artist living and working in Tel Aviv. Among his prizes and awards are the Herman Struk Prize for printmaking, the Aileen Cooper Prize, and the History and Theory Excellence Award from Bezalel Academy. Abraham has had solo exhibitions at Danielle Arnaud Gallery in London, Atelier 35 in Bucharest, The Artists House in Tel Aviv, and Kayma Gallery Jaffa as well as many group exhibitions, including: The Negev Museum of Art Beer Sheva, Elizabeth XI Bauer London, The Artist Studios Talpyot.

This image explores notions of fear and awe from a terrible other. Abraham painted it after a voyage where he asked questions about how the Divine influences our cultures, mythologies, sacred places, pilgrimages, axis mundi, and other moments where the divine made an impression into our cultures, mythologies, and images.