Meir Ben Uri Cows in Cowshed 1965 / Israeli Jewish Latvian Judaica German

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Meir Ben Uri Cows in Cowshed 1965 / Israeli Jewish Latvian Judaica German
Meir Ben Uri Cows in Cowshed 1965 / Israeli Jewish Latvian Judaica German
Meir Ben Uri Cows in Cowshed 1965 / Israeli Jewish Latvian Judaica German

Meir Ben Uri Cows in Cowshed 1965 / Israeli Jewish Latvian Judaica German
1908, Riga, Latvia 1983, Israel. Cows in the Cowshed, 1965. Original Hand-Signed Watercolor – Dated 1965. Artist’s Name: Meir Ben Uri Title: Cows in the cowshed Signature: Hand-signed lower right. Technique: Watercolor on Paper. Size: 24 x 15 cm / 9.45″ x 5.91″ inch. (1908 – 1983) was an architect, director, painter, illustrator, musician, conductor and Israeli composer. Born 1908 in Riga, Latvia. Education Munich, Copenhagen (during World War I) and Berlin. Studied engineering and architecture and specialized in urban planning. Art with Herman Struck, Haifa. 2008 The First Decade: Hegemony and Plurality, Mishkan Le’omanut, Museum of Art, Kibbutz Ein Harod 1988 A People Build Its Land: Israeli History as Reflected in Art, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art. Was born with the name of Meir Maximilian Wasubocki in Riga, Latvia, to Moshe and Rosa, who gave him his Hebrew name after her father who was a jeweler craftsman. He was among the first to study at the Kindergarten in the Montessori Method. He was educated in Riga, Munich, Copenhagen (during World War I) and Berlin. He was a member of the Jewish youth movement. And later a member and guide of the Zionist youth movement “Kadima” in Berlin and composed its anthem 1929. After that period, he worked for the Zionist Organization in Germany. In 1932 he made a trip to Eretz Yisrael, where he visited Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria, and summarized his impressions in a notebook accompanying paintings, and after graduating he immigrated to Eretz Israel in 1934, Hebraized his family name to “Ben Uri” after Bezalel Ben Uri as a symbol of his artistic-professional ambition. He lived in Haifa, worked as an architect and became a student and assistant to Hermann Struck. In 1942 he married Yehudit, the daughter of Dr. Peretz Bernstein, one of the leaders of the General Zionist movement and later minister and member of the Knesset. At first, he lived with his wife in Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu and in 1946 he moved to Kiryat Shmuel, north of Haifa. He worked for a while in Jerusalem for the. Jewish National Funds Keren Kayemet Leisrael. In 1968, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the State of Israel, Bar-Ilan University presented an exhibition of Ben Uris 38 paintings that symbolize the path of the people of Israel since the Exodus from Egypt. In 1980, on the second floor of his house in Kiryat Shmuel he opened the Museum of Religious Art (also known as the Ben Uri Museum) where he exhibited his many works in the varied fields he created. On the wall of his home in Kiryat Shmuel, he wrote the verse, ” Teach me good judgment and knowledge, for I believe in your commandments ” (Psalm 119:66), which served as a motto for his creation, expressing the belief that good taste, judgement and knowledge can be taught and should be imparted not only to individuals but also to the entire public out of complete faith in Torah and observance of. He was the father of Naomi, Yair, Ofra, Yael and Tamar. Ben Uri designed or developed quite a few settlements throughout the country, mainly those related to the Religious Zionism Movement, such as: Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu, Kfar Etzion, Masuot Yitzhak, Lubia, Shdemot Dvora, Givat Ada and various buildings in Kiryat Shmuel, where he lived in his last 37 years, including: residential homes, a kindergarten, the “Culture House” and the shopping center below, and more. Residential buildings of the Kirya veterans, a kindergarten, the “Culture House” and the shopping center below, and more. He also planned public institutions and religious Zionist educational institutions, including the Bnei Akiva Yeshiva in Kfar HaRoeh, the Kerem B’Yavneh Yeshiva and the religious youth village in Kfar Hasidim. He also designed synagogues such as the “Heichal Shlomo” synagogue in the Moroccan Jewish style in Kiryat Shmuel. He also planned memorial monuments, such as a mass grave and gravestones for various personalities in Haifa. For various architectural works he won prizes. Planning of Sacred Instruments. Ben Uri designed various holy arks such as the Holy Ark of the synagogue in Sde Eliyahu. Supervised the work of connecting parts of the Ark of the Holy Ark, which was placed in the Great Synagogue of Kiryat Shmuel, in which he lived at that time. He also worked on the design of holy vessels for use in synagogues and private homes, such as the two lamps placed on the sides of the stairs leading to the Ark in the central synagogue in Kiryat Shmuel. Drawing, illustration, drawing and etching. Ben Uri created some 120 engravings using various methods. He painted about 250 oil paintings dealing with the Bible, the legends of the Sages, the landscapes of the country, the Zionist settlement and figures he knew and met. He also painted and drew hundreds of works in watercolors, sketches and drawings. He also illustrated various books. Ben Uri composed various musical compositions, especially those for prayer and sacred songs. He wrote music for a musical that he directed (Yotams parable) which was published in 1934. He also conducted various choirs he founded, including in Berlin, Beit Shean Valley, the Religious Youth Village and Kiryat Shmuel. His articles and the method of “Building Language in the Torah” (Levav). Meir ben Uri wrote about 250 articles in his various fields of practice. Among his articles, innovative research on the subject of “building language in the Torah, ” as he called it, in which he proved that the language of the Torah verses dealing with structures and tools, as well as words and letters, contain the secrets of the engineering plans of the buildings and tools. For example, in the ark of Noah, the tabernacle (Mishkan) and its vessels, including the seven-branched menorah (the vessels of the Mishkan are similar to the vessels of the Temple, but smaller), etc. The Museum of Religious Art. Meir Ben-Uri founded the museum in 1980, three years before his death, in a wing on the second floor of his home in Kiryat Shmuel, where he exhibited his varied works. He also established in the museum an archive in which his works are documented. Among the works were models of the Mishkan and its vessels, when fifth-graders from the Kiryat Shmuel elementary school who began studying the Mishkan and its vessels came to the museum to see the models. After his death the museum was operated by his son, Yair. For a considerable time, the museum was closed until Yair reopened the museum. The museum exhibits about 300 items, including illustrations of the Bible, the Midrash, the landscapes of Israel and the settlement, an illustrated prayer book for the High Holy Days in Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu, original ritual articles, decorated pottery jars and ornamented ceramic plates; Furniture of his house that he adorned; Educational artworks for children, including models of the Mishkan, original Jewish musical works, a selection of architectural designs for religious Zionist communities and institutions, research and exhibits on the subject of “building language in the Torah”, and more. Among the paintings exhibited are the creation of the world, Abraham and the angels, the brothers throw Joseph into the pit, the ladder of Jacob, the Exodus, the seven-branched Menorah, David plays the Lyre for Saul, David dances Before the Ark of the Covenant, Michal Bat Shaul watches a window (two paintings), the Red Sea in the Sharm El Sheikh area, and many more. ISRAELI BUYERS MUST ADD 17% V. TO THE FINAL PRICE. We guarantee all items we sell are 100% authentic! View more great items. The item “Meir Ben Uri Cows in Cowshed 1965 / Israeli Jewish Latvian Judaica German” is in sale since Monday, December 3, 2018. This item is in the category “Art\Paintings”. The seller is “artshik” and is located in Tel Aviv. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Date of Creation: 1950-1969
  • Originality: Original
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Subject: Jewish History
  • Style: Modern
  • Region of Origin: Latvia
  • Artist: Meir Ben Uri
  • Year: 1965
  • Features: Signed

Meir Ben Uri Cows in Cowshed 1965 / Israeli Jewish Latvian Judaica German