Articles in Category: Peter Asher Pitzele

Torahluminations by Peter Asher Pitzele

Written on March 30, 2004

Ruth and Boaz – collage by Peter Asher Pitzele Courtesy the artist

Whence an image? The awesome power of visual art unleashes meaning, complex and subtle. No wonder halacha warned us of its destructive power in false worship.  And yet we are driven to explore its permissible borders, wondering how to conceive of our narratives and unlock their mysteries in two and three dimensions. Artist Peter Asher Pitzele strives with his work to “open the mind’s eye” even as it gives us sensual pleasure.