Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 4/16/14 – Twin Visions features Jerome Witkin and his brother Joel at the Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, 357 North La Brea, through May 3rd.
It is a journey through the thoughts of 2 separated and estranged twins now aged 74.The twins were born in Brooklyn in 1939and both have sucessful carrers emerging for thier own styles. celebrated and hated for their shocking intensity.
Joel Peter Wirkin is the photographer. Warning label….There is too much to see for just one visit. The gallery has a permanent collection upstairs and 3 rooms downstairs. It is so quiet in the gallery you could here a pin drop. This is a great place to clean and dirty your mind at the same time.
Jerome Witkin Paintings and photos reflect the human condition, Holocaust, crackhouses and human suffering.