Artist paints his artistic scripture


Most of us know the Gathering of Israel as the biblical promise of Deuteronomy given by Moses, to the people of Israel prior to their entrance into the Land of Israel.

Moses foresaw that the people of Israel would sin in their new land and would therefore be exiled. However, he also foresaw the people’s return to their homeland.

This is one of the biblical teachings often used in worship houses to elaborate the importance of unification of all mankind in a world riddled with wars and natural disasters like devastating earthquakes. Local artist Thato Nkawana, a very spiritual man, has his own interpretation of this scripture. Among the artist’s latest works is a large piece called The Gathering of Israel in which the young man shares his artistic impression of the sacred writings.

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