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The Hebrew Letter "Gimmel"

The Hebrew Letter "Gimmel"

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Oil on Canvas
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Artist’s Statement: Abundance, greatness, highness, surplus, materiality.


Yasha Knecht was born in Switzerland and lived in Paris for 15 years. He studied art but is mostly self-taught. He is also autodidact in Judaism. Knecht worked in 3D animation, web design, Flash and Photoshop. He composes his paintings on Photoshop and paints them with oil on canvas.
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"The primary talent of an artist is his ability to step away from the externalities of the thing and, disregarding its outer form, gaze into its innerness and perceive its essence, and to be able to convey this in his painting.This is how an artist can serve his Creator."
— The Rebbe


Yasha Knecht was born in Switzerland and lived in Paris for 15 years. He studied art but is mostly self-taught. He is also autodidact in Judaism. Knecht worked in 3D animation, web design, Flash and Photoshop. He composes his paintings on Photoshop and paints them with oil on canvas.
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