Book: Illuminated Visions, Women of the Bible
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Illuminated Visions, Women of the Bible, Fourth Edition, is a very high-quality full color 9″ x 12″ 36-page book printed on the finest heavy stock and specialty papers with the focus on the brilliance of color. The cover is a semi-soft shimmering, metallic paper embossed and gold stamped. The endpapers are translucent metallic gold. Each book is signed and numbered by the artist.
This book is about empowerment. Through these images and stories, the women of the Bible defy the boundaries of time, transmit their blessings and wisdom, and most importantly, guide us and strengthen us in our contemporary lives. The book is a culmination of seventeen years of painting and studying twelve women of the Bible. In it, you will learn many little-known stories from the Torah, the Talmud, the Midrash, and the Kaballah. Sara studied the women over a course of 17 years with a very revered female Hassidic scholar Yehudis Fishman. Many surprisingly magical events and coincidences occurred during the process of study and painting. Along with the paintings and narratives of each of the 12 women, these events are contained in the book as two short stories, inviting us to open up to our own inner lives. The powerful archetypes of each woman are noted at the end of each story; “The power and love existing around Rachael transcend time and space. It is a well of love we must drink from to nourish our souls and radiate overall existence.”
Sara Novenson’s work has been exhibited extensively for the past 30 years in galleries, museums, and numerous one-woman shows. In the past several years she has had solo shows in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, Cologne, Germany, and New York City. Novenson’s work has appeared as cover art in many publications and books worldwide, including American Psychologist. It has been used by UNICEF and published in many books, magazines, and newspapers in the US, Europe, and Israel. Read more about Sara here >
9 x 12 full-color 36-page book.
Foreword is written by Joan Borysenko
Through these images and stories, the women of the Bible defy the boundaries of time, transmit their blessings and wisdom, and most importantly, guide us and strengthen us in our contemporary lives. This set is a culmination of ten years of painting and studying the Women of the Bible.