Limited-edition of 50 fine art screen prints collection signed and numbered by artist Lev Gal Wertman
Lev Gal Wertman
The Steven and Beena Levy Stained Glass Window Collection
The windows are set in the walls surrounding the sanctuary and depict the story of Creation as told in the book of Genesis.
17 years ago I decided to have a tattoo in memory of dozens of my family members that were murdered in the death camps during the holocaust. I looked for the last number which has been tattooed to a prisoner in Auschwitz, as a symbol that embodies and contains this disaster. The last number is 202499 and l had it tattooed on my arm.
Since then, this act is part of my life and reflected in my art in different ways. The last number became my personal journey.
A couple of years ago I got an email from
, a German journalist who wanted my permission to research who was the person who originally carried this number. The results were shocking, touching upon very dark realities of that period.
The story is published today in Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin. Photos by
The link is to the story in German.
Solo & group exhibitions, including solo exhibitions in Gordon Gallery – Tel Aviv, Israel, The Israel Museum - Jerusalem, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MuHKA) - Antwerp, Belgium, The Jewish Museum - NYC and the Documenta X in Kassel, Germany.
Limited-edition of 50 fine art screen prints collection signed and numbered by artist Lev Gal Wertman.
The screen prints were created based on the original sketches and painting made for the design of the “Steven and Beena Levy Stained Glass Window Collection”.
Background photo: "The Archaeology of the Future", Gordon Gallery, TLV. floor sculpture, 1000 sqft , latex casts.
Levy’s Stained Glass Windows