Please view details of “Camels” by Edwin Salomon
A camel caravan is moving toward the infinite, gradually disappearing. Edwin Salomon has conveyed camels’ true royalty, nobility and endurance. The fabolous color flow creates the unique atmosphere of the coming miracle and magic. Ordinary natural things are always the most striking and delightful. Salomon became well-known due to animal depictions illuminated with complex light reflections. All his heroes have characters, moreover, some artworks address social and cultural challenges. Edwin Salomon has showed the caravan’s majesty.
The artist was born in 1935 in Romania and died in 2014. He started his education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cluj. Suprisingly, already during his third course the National Museum of Bucharest bought three of Salomon’s paintings. Later the artist studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. Edwin Salomon won several international awards; his works are present in private collections all over the world. Additionally, they are exhibited at the National Museum of Bucharest, the Cluj Museum, the Herzelia Museum, the President’s Residence in Jerusalem and the Great Synagogue of Washington DC.
We have a beautiful painting by Reuven Rubin, that also depicts a camel, an imperial animal. However, in “Arad Camel Trainer” the camel is subordinate to a tamer. Check our blog about this artwork. Speaking about Irsaeli art and animal portraits, it is important to mention Menashe Kadishman with his sheep images. The post about his “Gesture to Mondriaan” series might be interesting. Other desert inhabitants can be found in the art by Ilan Baruch, a contemporary Israeli artist. Baruch became famous due his “Cactus” series.
Kings Gallery is a leading fine art gallery established in Jerusalem in 1995. We strive to collect and sell the highest quality historic and contemporary Israeli and International art. Especially, the gallery specializes in artists from the early period of the 1920’s. In addition, Kings allery features leading up-and-coming young artists who will definitely be prominent names in the next few years.