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Above: Detail from Siona Benjamin. Finding Home #75 (Fereshteh) “Lilith,” 2005. 30 x 26 in. Gouache on wood panel. © 2005 Siona Benjamin. Courtesy of the artist.


Chana Chromer

Ode to the Fallen Workmen

Chana Chromer

We look into the abyss, eyes open. It is a mass of error, waste, missed opportunity. Below is a void made of our mistakes, our losses, our negligence, our greed, our forgetfulness.

Chana Chromer. Ode to the Fallen Workmen, 2019. Mixed media installation. 125 x 86.6 x 19.7 in. © 2019 Chana Cromer. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Adam Cromer.

Chana Chromer

In her studies at Bezalel in Jerusalem, CHANA CROMER concentrated on painting and printmaking, especially etching and large-sized sculptures in paper techniques on metal structures. Since 1988, she’s been using dyeing, silk screen, and other textile techniques on fabric, alongside painting and collage and, more recently, mixed media installations.