Primarily an observational painter. Cityscapes of Jerusalem are a recurring motif, but not romanticized or idealized images, rather the grimy rundown reality. Introspective self -portraits and the figure are strong interests.
I often consider myself as an"artist reporter"because of my ability to recreate some small but
important details of life. Like a good reporter,i am able to capture and not comment on the scene in
any way.i simply show what i see…
As an artist and an autistic savant my art expresses what my words cannot. Art makes me happy, it's the world through my eyes.
Pieces displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2010 & 2011), Lincoln Center, etch.
I photograph (in both traditional black-and-white and digital color) domestic vernacular architecture in outer-borough New York City. I teach photography at Brooklyn College, and lived in Marine Park, Brooklyn for many years.
Site-specific installations in ephemeral materials. Videos mapping the un-mappable.
A fascination with our irrepressible compulsion to connect
and communicate despite the inevitable breakdown of those communications being clearly