Wildlife art exhibit to open at Jerusalem Bird Observatory

27.10.2011                      29.Tischrei. 5772

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Wildlife art exhibit to open at Jerusalem Bird Observatory

Beit Yannai artist Walter Ferguson hopes his display will help increase popularity of animal artwork in Israel.

A gazelle mother snuggles her milking fawn, amid pink and yellow flowers and under the avid watch of her male partner, with the lush northern Israel mountainside outstretched in the distance.
“The hazy air that is so typical to April, when there is so much vegetation and the humidity that comes out of it that creates this gray haze, and the lupines in the background create this purple bloom – I’ve never seen anybody reach this quality of work – You can smell the gazelles and the flowers when you look at this painting,” said Amir Balaban, co-director of the Jerusalem Bird Observatory (JBO), a Society for the Protection of Nature (SPNI) hub in Jerusalem’s center….