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July 4, 2018 / 01:20
The last month I am working on something I never did before. It’s a collaboration with amazing international glass jewelry artist Nirit Dekel. We did before a few projects with my decals on her glass beads and paper monkeys that play with glass, but now it is something else, and I’m fascinated about the process and where it all goes. The idea is to combine my painting with Nirit’s objects, made out of wood and «growing» glass. Here are some photos from the process:
July 2, 2018 / 22:09
I just found this video)) Better later than never, as we say in Russian. Limor Margulis, the owner of Nox gallery talks about my works at Fresh Paint 10.
November 18, 2017 / 23:33
October 22, 2017 / 22:51
January 16, 2017 / 20:31
So, FINALLY!!! Arrived my silk scarves. Right now you can order them only from me (just write a comment or by email), or buy them at Tel Aviv Museum in Vitrina shop.
where to buy the scarves MY SHOP
October 7, 2015 / 09:18
My masterclass at «Family Paint» had great success! Kids and parents made many funny monsters!
cool monsters made in my workshop
September 29, 2015 / 14:05
dear friends! I’ve prepared a master-class «Little Monsters’ Garden» for the upcoming Tel Aviv event «Family Paint» 30/9-3/10 — where you can make your own creatures from old book papers and parts of my paintings. Hope to see you there — with kids!
October 26, 2014 / 22:18
photos by Shachar Fleischmann
The symbol of the monkey has disturbed and inspired many artists since ancient times. In European culture, monkey was considered to be a symbol of sin, of deceit, of desire for luxury and idleness. In the ancient Mysteries, the monkey were a condition of the person before he got the spirit. In the East, however, the symbol of the monkey has often meant exactly the opposite. For example, in Indian mythology, the monkey Hanuman, endowed with an extraordinary mind, was a wise adviser of the Monkey Tribe King and a faithful servant of Rama. In China, the monkey cry embodies a deep despair, while in the Chinese horoscope monkey is a symbol of fantasy, as it is usually the fastest to adapt to changing circumstances. The Chinese see in monkey a sharp mind, a good memory and a sense of humor. However, the Chinese monkey has its drawbacks as well. These are: laziness, narcissism, excessive emotionality, stealth and deceit.
The joint artwork of Nirit Dekel and Lena Revenko combines within itself two different art mediums, glass and graphics. Lena Revenko often uses an image of a monkey in her art. It is used as a symbol of hidden passions, which are visible only to the observer. Nirit Dekel created a fragile sanctuary for these passions out of tiny abstract glass elements. The collaboration between creatures and small pieces of glass has formed a new reality. In the eyes of the observer, the glass pieces have been transformed from separated elements into the rain, rocks, and even frozen sound.
October 10, 2014 / 01:51
Collaboration with amazing glass designer Nirit Dekel.
my monkeys in Nirit Dekel’s world of glass.
January 8, 2013 / 09:21
Recently I got an email from Denmark, that made me feel very happy:
I’m an artist from Denmark — and I also teach at an artschool for children. By incidence I came by your website, and I was very inspired by your artwork. I decided to show your work to the children, and they all made a picture of a tamed monster. Maybe you will like to see the children’s work? They are between 6 and 9 years old.
You`ll find a link here
Thank you, Jane and kids, your monsters are so beautiful!
to see more amazing monsters that children made
July 8, 2012 / 14:48
I’ve started a new collaboration with a costume designer from Moscow, Nadejda Russ. Nadejda designs all the costumes for amazing circus show «Legend» of brothers Zapashny. She doesn’t come from the «classic» fashion design, and I’m fascinated by her creative ideas. Now we work on an urban fashion project, where my part is to create fabrics based on my art.
Today I made the first print tries. I never before made fabrics, it is interesting and I learn a lot.
March 14, 2012 / 23:41
December 18, 2011 / 23:30
photo by Nagi Ademet
One of the biggest pleasures for me is a collaboration with talented artists in other fields. I importune many of my friends with «Let’s do something cool together», and sometimes it works out. Recently I made a collaboration project with a swiss ceramic artist Bettina Ammann.
many photos — cut how we made it and what we finally had
March 3, 2011 / 15:34
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