The selection of painitings in this Gallery reflects my interest in and the influence of Christian tradition of art. I look into old subjects and give them new expressions. For example the canvas "Fiat" is a keen example. It belongs to the great theme of "Annunciation." But my interpretation departs from the traditional compositions of this subject. Among other elements, it reduces surrounding of the main figure and replaces a traditional messenger with a glow of light. It also introduces a symbol of a menorah to indicate the context of Mary's life. Finding the new renditions and forms to traditional topics is a challenging task. At the same time, this is exciting for me, to undertake in painting the central themes of Christian spirituality and to discover their appeal and relevance today.
" All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril. It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors. Diversity of opinion about a work of art shows that the work is new, complex and vital."
- Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), "The Picture of Dorian Gray"