With This Ring Revisited | Micah Parker
||With This Ring Revisited
24.875" x 17"
This contemporary display of classic design, incorporating antique elements in a modern interpretation, is a blend of European renaissance and Persian ornament.?The piece is a beautiful representation of the double ring ceremony in which both partners exchange rings to symbolize their mutual respect of one another, the wholeness achieved through marriage, and their hope for an unbroken bond and lifetime commitment.?The interconnection of the two rings tenderly signifies the union of two lives forever entwined, who both retain their own individuality but at the same time form a stronger, united soul.?This artwork has the look of a piece of art hundreds of years old and, because of our archival printing process, will last hundreds more.?
While Micah Parker may be best known, in some circles, for his ketubah works, his full portfolio adds another dimension to a growing reputation ? that of an artist who displays a commanding grasp of numerous and far-flung styles.
His broad repertoire is inspired by the array of artistic styles he appreciates as a viewer: Claude Monet?s sun-dappled impressionism, Vincent van Gogh?s exaggerated reality, Henri Matisse?s vivid modernism, M.C. Escher?s tweaking of perceptions, Theodore Geisel?s whimsicality and Romero Britto?s pop culture-infused cubism.
These preferences manifest themselves in his work. Micah?s penchant for intricate, mathematics-based art is counterbalanced by the challenges (and relinquishing of ?control?) he enjoys during the creation of more expressionistic pieces. Pseudo-realism ? realistic textures and colors, even when the subject matter may not be real ? and fanciful interpretations of the everyday are also present, and his frequent use of Hebrew letters as symbolic, gra... read more