Special Invitation: My Magic Carpet – Sept 15 – NYC

5 Sep

Jewish Art Now invites you to My Magic Carpet, recent works by Siona Benjamin. Presented by The Flomenhaft Gallery in Chelsea, NYC.

Opening Reception
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Flomenhaft Gallery
547 W. 27th Street, Suite 200
New York, NY

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My Magic Carpet includes Siona Benjamin’s newest and very inspired paintings, photographs and constructions, and welcomes back Siona from a four month trip to India on a Fulbright Fellowship.

The centerpiece of our exhibit is Benjamin’s “Magic Carpet.” Her new installation represents the culmination of her pilgrimage from early childhood to the present day. It hints at a fable she loved as a child about a camel who on a cold night cleverly induces his Arab master to move out of his tent so that he could take his place and keep warm. In the Flomenhaft Gallery Benjamin has created a spectacular tent with a carpet woven in India based on one of her paintings. On the ceiling looms the camel.

The exhibition will run from├é┬áSeptember 15 – November 5, 2011

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