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created on 13 Jun 19

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1. chelydra wrote:
 Lots of mixed messages were running through my head as this unplanned pictures was coming together (if you can call the result together)...
2. chelydra wrote:
 echoes of Hyman Bloom, who painted rabbis and synagogues, dense black forests reeking of German Romanticism, and people he found in the morgue.
3. chelydra wrote:
 But also hate crimes, the holocaust especially in hungary, the righteous wrath of both zionists and palestinians . . .
4. chelydra wrote:
 ...and the early christians who remained jewish (Book of James is a remnant of the church in Jerusalem wiped out by Rome)...
5. chelydra wrote:
 So this is sort of a vandalized shrine from any religion or all religions, in memory of lots of martyrs, some worthy and some not
6. chelydra wrote:
 #3 above is about other things going through my head today, not other things Blooms painted. I was consciously thinking about it, but...
7. chelydra wrote:
 Meant to say I was NOT consciously thinking about it...I'd forgotten about it. But . . . there was a news story I saw last night,,,
8. chelydra wrote:
  about a teenage lad who ran back into a blazing Bronx apartment house to rescue a little girl he'd heard crying in panic. He got her out. Then they both died. They were probably in the back of my mind so it's in their memory too.
9. chelydra wrote:
 Sorry it's so haggard-looking... but that was part of the idea.
10. AFSOUTH wrote:
  Outstanding!
11. Burgandy wrote:
 Tells a very compelling story!



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