» May 26, 2019
WHAT IS GICLEE?
Artists commonly use the Giclee printing processes to create high end limited edition reproductions of their original artwork. On a per-print basis, a Giclee print is more expensive than traditional methods used to create such replicas, but artists can print and sell each Giclee print individually matching demand making Giclee a very economical alternative for creating limited edition prints.
An added advantage of Giclee printing is that the artist can have complete control in all aspects of the image. Alterations, color, size, and what it is printed on can all be manipulated by the artist, along with the freedom for the artist to own and operate the printer as well. Giclee printing has been rapidly growing and becoming the number one choice of fine art reproductions. Many printer and print media manufacturers have been working to improve their product contributing tremendously to the increase in overall Giclee print quality.
"I found Jewish art to be the most significant teaching tradition Jews employ to explore and pass down their cultural and religious identity. As I let the paint go off of my brush, I am fully aware that I am carrying on an ancient tradition of the Jewish People.
Having the experience of living and creating Art in Israel brings a special meaning to me."
Born in 1975, Kiev, Ukraine.
At the age of six started painting and at twelve entered the Art Academy, graduating with many awards.
Immigrated to Israel in 1990.
Since 1992 has been studying with Professor Baruch Elron (Chairman of Israel Artist Association).
The main painting styles are Judaic and Realism.
Featuring a range of works in oil, acrylic, pencil, charcoal and tempera paints.
The majorities of the paintings are displayed in private and institutional collection and galleries of Israel, Belgium, USA, Australia and Russia and have been reproduced on the covers of the books and other printed materials.
Practicing the original manner of 16th century technique, which happens to be multilayered use of tempera and oil (no brush strokes).
After serving 3 years in Israel Army, in 1997 entered the industrial and web design program, which was a great benefit for his artwork.
Since 1990 live in Israel and working as a full time freelance artist.
Tradition of Jewish Heritage is a collection of work of Jerusalem's holy Western Wall and it's surrounding religious neighborhood by Alex Levin, one of Israel's most talented and youngest celebrated artist. Through the strokes of his brush, Alex has captured the inhabitants of Jerusalem's ultra orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim, Jewish Attributes and people at the Western Wall, one of Judaism most holy places...
Individually, his paintings are frozen in time and space moments but collectively they tell a compelling story about the struggles and triumph of the Jewish people.
1989 - KIEV, UKRAINE
1990 - HERZLIYA PITUACH, ISRAEL
1993 - TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (Wine festival Rishon le Zion)
1994 - NEW YORK, USA (ArtExpo)
1997 - SIDNEY, AUSTRALIA (Avory Gallery)
1998 - TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (Bitan Haomanim)
1998 - AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (ArtExpo)
1999 - PARIS, FRANCE (Gal. le Parvis Saint Merri)
1999 - HERZLIYA, ISRAEL (Vizo)
2000 - LAS VEGAS, USA (ArtExpo)
2000 - BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (Gallery Aigu)
2001 - NEW YORK, USA (ArtExpo)
2001 - BERN, SWITZERLAND (Galerie Marlyse Aebli)
2001 - HAIFA, ISRAEL (Eshkol Pais)
2002 - NEW YORK, USA (ArtExpo)
2002 - TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (Offir Gallery)
2003 - NEW YORK, USA (ArtExpo)
2003 - SIDNEY, AUSTRALIA (Hamilton Art Gallery)
2004 - NEW YORK, USA (ArtExpo)
2004 - BROOKLYN, USA (Alexander Gallery (Ancient Tradition of Jewish Heritage))
2005 - BROOKLYN, USA (Alexander Gallery (Jerusalem Revelations))
2006 - NEW YORK, NY (Downtown by Philippe Starck, 23 Wall Street)
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