A Mother's Early Morning Prayer
Poem by Hava Pinhas Cohen
Etchings and Drawings by Andi Arnovitz
Jerusalem: Andi Arnovitz, 2012. Edition of 25, 13 in English and 12 in Hebrew.
15.5 x 20.5 when closed; 32 cm in diameter. Star carousel structure. Etchings and drawings digitally reproduced and laser cut. 5 folded sheets designed to form a 6-pointed Jewish star. Book printed on Arash paper. Bound in black cloth boards with magnetic closures. In matching slipcase with ribbon pull and paper titles on cover. Signed and numbered by the artist.
Andi Arnovitz: "A Victorian carousel artist’s book illustrating Hava Pinhas Cohen’s lovely poem about motherhood"
ITHL (Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature): "Hava Pinhas-Cohen was born in Israel in 1955 to parents of Bulgarian origin. She studied Hebrew literature and art history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Pinhas-Cohen has taught literature and written proficiency at high schools and colleges, as well as at Bar-Ilan University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and has developed a special method of integrating literature, Bible, visual arts and cinema. Since 1989, she has been the editor of Dimui, a journal of literature, criticism and Jewish culture, and in 2007 she founded and became the artistic director of Kisufim, a conference of Jewish writers. She is also a book reviewer, translator, and newspaper columnist."
$1200 (Hebrew version)