Den israelske kunstner og kunsthåndværker, David Gerstein søger at udvide grænserne for to-dimensionale malerier i tre-dimensionale skulpturer og vægopjekter. I sit valg af emne ønsker han at nedbryde de eksisterende barrierer mellem kunst og kunstværk.
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A painter and a sculptor, an excellent draughtsman an d a craftman, the Israeli artist David Gerstein seek to expand the limits of two-dimensional paintings into tree-dimensional sculptures. In his choice of subject matter he wishes to break down the existing barriers between the work of art its audience, by creating enchanted and simple straightforward images, which render sometimes intimate, dreame-like, naive scenes and at other times a cinematic, large scale, choregraphed reality. His easily recognizable artistic syntax has developed gradually, reflecting a search for a unique voice, which ranges from the local to the universal. His art maintains a conscious interplay betweenthe hand-made ”original”, ”unique” work of art and the reproduced work of art – between high art and low art. Gerstein creates universal colorful and layered images of still-life compositions, urban landscapes and human activities, which always retain local and autobiographical elements. His versatiles body of works consists of indoor wall-sculptures formed as multi-layered cutouts, uotdoor works, sculptures, paintings, prints, drawings, and designed objects including jewelry, which can be found in museums and galleries, indoor and outdoor public space, as well as artifact and design shops in Israel and around the world.