Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Enjoy seeing The "Book of Judith" with Ellen Frank Wednesday June 26 Join Ellen at 12:30 or 5:00 pm




 Enjoy seeing The "Book of Judith" 
with Ellen Frank 

Wednesday June 26 
Join Ellen at 12:30 or 5:00 pm




Pomegranate & thistle  
   

As Subject and Object
Contemporary Book Artists Explore Sacred Hebrew Texts

MOBIA 
Museum of Biblical Art
1865 Broadway (at 61st Street)
New York City

Tuesday - Sunday: 10am - 6pm;  Thursday: 10am - 8pm  


 "Among the most visually striking works in 'As Subject and Object' are a series of studies for and finished pages from 'Hanukkah Illuminated: A Book of Days' by California-born, Long Island-based Ellen Frank and her studio, Ellen Frank Illumination Arts.  Using micrography to create recognizable figures and gold leaf to suggest hand-painted manuscripts, Frank presents finely rendered elements -- birds, soldiers on horseback, architectural elements, a cosmographic rendering -- to illuminate the story of the Israelites' victory over the Seleucid Empire and the miracle of the lamp oil." 
-- MOBIA exhibition materials  


For MOBIA information:
212.408.1500 
Link to exhibition

Ellen Frank Illumination Arts Foundation, Inc.
501 (C) (3) organization devoted to peace through the arts

  631.329.0530  73 Squaw Road, East Hampton, NY 11937
http://www.efiaf.org
  
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