City Lily Ponds 2018
The artist's comment:
Every few years something in me dies and awakens, leading me to a change of theme or style in my paintings. The preliminary signs of change are boredom of the previous theme or concept, my interest stops evolving and paintings lose their freshness. This happened to me as I was painting the Seashore paintings, selling them and getting commissions. I decided that aside from for commissions I'll stop painting them and researched for something else.
As I walked through the city, I discovered the Lily ponds. I saw their depth through the transparent water, in which colorful fish swam and weeds grew between rocks. On the ponds surface floated the Lily heart-like leaves and the glamorous beautiful flowers, a fallen leaf or straw, and through it I saw the depth of the heights - the skyscrapers, trees, clouds and the blue sky's reflection.
I was not sure about this theme because of Claude Monet's monopoly over it.
Therefor I searched deeper and found that reflections are actually a psychedelic
pattern of seeing parallel realities and this concept opened a new route for me to paint the Conceptual Images and their asymmetric reflections, as you can see in the home page.
Till I got to the conceptual images I managed to paint several paintings of City Lily Ponds. Each painting found a home.
A Reflection in a City Lily Pond, 150x60 cm, the Gvirtz collection, Israel
A Reflection in a City Lily Pond with Lovers, 150x60 cm, the Artist's collection, Israel
A Reflection in a City Lily Pond with Children, 170x70 cm, An unknown collection, Israel
A City Lily Pond, 150x60 cm, 100x100 cm, the Shany (artist family) collection, Israel
A City Lily Pond, 100x100 cm, An unknown collection, Israel
A City Lily Pond, 100x100 cm, the Shany collection (artist family), Israel
A reflection in a City Lily Pond 100x100 cm, the Pinchas collection, Hod Hasharon
A Reflection in a City Lily Pond 100x100 cm, an unknown collection, Israel