My Heart is Here

10 Feb

By SUDINmag |

Dara Alter, “Hebrew University, Givat Ram”, Acrylic on canvas, 36″ x 24″, 2010

Opening Reception for My Heart is Here, works by Dara Alter
Sunday February 13th 2011, 3-5pm
The Jewish Center (Lobby)
435 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540

Refreshments will be served
Dara’s paintings will be displayed throughout the month of February.

My Heart is Here deals with the diaspora Jew experience idealization of Israel. Dara Alter paints  sculptural utopian landscapes, fictional places based on Israel, but inspired by memories. Alter feels that many other young North American Jews share in this idealization of their homeland, especially those who have gone on Birthright and other organized trips to Israel.

Aerial landscapes, as well as a handful of representational images portraying Jerusalem will be displayed in the exhibition.

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