|Gendelman Jerusalem Artist|
|Cityscape artist who paints scenes of Jerusalem as seen from different perspectives.|
Irene Gendelman has always specialized in painting cityscapes. Today, as a resident of Jerusalem, she paints the scenes of both old and new Jerusalem, capturing its character and grandeur.
Irene Gendelman was born in 1964 and raised in the Crimean province of Russia. As a youngster she painted panoramas of the nearby Caucausian mountain region and the Black Sea as well as scenes of the old towns in the Crimean region. She studied art both as a student in high school and university and later, in various cities throughout the world. She moved to Israel and has since concentrated on painting different perspectives of her adopted city, Jerusalem.
Irena paints pictures of Jerusalem. She endeavors to capture the different nuances and shadows of cities by painting the areas as different times of the day and during different seasons. Her paintings explore the forms, silhouettes and skylines of Jerusalem.
Irene’s inspiration comes from her deep love of Jerusalem and the connection that she feels as she paints the city’s streets and alleys, houses and gates. She instills the pulse of the city in her paintings as she explores the different neighborhoods of Jerusalem and commits her observations to canvas.
Irene paints in mixed media.
Irene Gendelman paints in a realistic style using fine lines and subdued colors to convey her enchantment with Jerusalem. The viewer can observe and even feel connected to the picture without feeling overwhelmed. Irene Gendelman textures her paintings to create works which seem light yet solid, reflecting the atmosphere of splendor and spirituality that is a hallmark of Jerusalem.