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Above: Detail from Siona Benjamin. Finding Home #75 (Fereshteh) “Lilith,” 2005. 30 x 26 in. Gouache on wood panel. © 2005 Siona Benjamin. Courtesy of the artist.

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Marleene Rubenstein

Sackcloth and Ashes, Nurture

Marleene Rubenstein

Marleene Rubenstein. Sackcloth and Ashes, 2017. Paper, thread, photocopy, ink, ash, charcoal, coffee, dirt, bandages. 42 x 30 in. Shown in the 2017 Jerusalem Biennale as part of a group presentation from JAI (Jewish Artists Initiative) on Human Rights. © 2017 Marleene Rubenstein. Courtesy of the artist.

Marleene Rubenstein

Detail from Marleene Rubenstein. Nurture, 2018. Scotch tape, photo transparencies, thread. 27 x 33 in. © 2018 Marleene Rubenstein. Courtesy of the artist.

Higgai Mordecai

Marleene Rubenstein. Nurture, 2018. Scotch tape, photo transparencies, thread. 27 x 33 in. © 2018 Marleene Rubenstein. Courtesy of the artist.

Harvey E. Goldberg

MARLEENE RUBENSTEIN is a Los Angeles–based artist whose multidisciplinary work in drawing, painting, sculpture, book arts, and installation explores elements of fragility, memory, and the passage of time. Her work is characterized by being conceptual, labor intensive, tactile, and bleached of color.

Instagram: @marleenerubenstein
Website: marleenerubenstein.com