Jan Menses
Kaddish Series on the Holocaust - Shoah
Kaddish Series
Kaddish Prayer
Kaddish Paintings
Kaddish Drawings
 
Klippoth Series
Klippoth Series
Klippoth Early Works
Klippoth Later Works
 
Tikkun Series
Tikkun Series
Tikkun Paintings
 
Diabolica Series
Diabolica Series
Diabolica Etchings
Diabolica Paintings
 
Color Works Series
Color Works Series
Color Works Paintings
 
Works of Art by Series
Early Portraits
Early Drawings
Abstract Works
Lithography Series
Shvirat Hakelim Series
Surrealistic Inks Series
Doomed Children Series
The Stages of a Painting 1
The Stages of a Painting 2
 
Virtual Galleries
Portraits by Orly Yahalom
Holocaust Survivor Ima Nadia
Gallery Under Construction
Publications Featuring Jan Menses
 

The compelling and precisely wrought artworks of Avraham Menses are a condensation of moral perspectives into visual, poetic form.  These solemn, monochromatic works bear witness to an imagination and overview that is both highly personalized as well as deeply informed by kabbalistic thought.

Yet for many, the robotic, mechanical figures that lurk and struggle within a landscape of strict geometries arouse a perception of spiritual torment that is more unsettling than a cinematic display of graphic blood and violence.  An instinctive rejection of these drawings and their encapsulation of various dark levels of existence may represent our own inability to face the depths and pains of the human dilemma.

- Rivka Malchi

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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