Ronit Shalem

DNA of a thought

55" x 23.5"

Acrylic & paintmarkers onplywood

Regular price $4,000.00

About The Artist

As a child, I played on the Persian carpet in our living room. I spent my time jumping among the shapes and colors,imagining among them hidden letters and animals. I would tip toe to avoid the imaginary snakes and carefully collect colorful gems.To this day, fabrics & textures captivate me. I am intrigued by patterns: the infinite waysof combining shapes and colors,the surprises and secrets that can beweaved among them. I express myself through textures & colors, I inscribe thesecrets of my heart on thecanvas.For me, Nature symbolizes freedom. It is pure from criticism & reproach,it accepts us with all our colors and shades &The dynamic symbolism of Nature gives me alanguage for expressing myself and my experiences.Technically, I use acrylic colors & Ilove to expose the base substrate in its raw form, the wood is part of my color palette, similar to Aboriginal painting techniques.

About The Artwork

A bird can be identified from a single feather. This single feather carries the entire genetic identity of the bird. Today we can create a new being from a single cell.  Does it matter if you look at a painting of a feather or the entire bird? Can you imagine the whole creature?   Can you imagine the wind beneath its wings. . .the sky? The freedom?