Monday, May 5, 2008

The 6-Day War woodcuts

Yvette was a volunteer paramedic in Magen David Adom when the 6-Day War started. She took an active part in its caring for the civilian wounded and dead during the fighting.1

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She expressed her experiences of the war in a series of woodcuts, starting with drawings she made during, and right after, the war:

Work in progress at her Talitha Kumi studio:

Other woodcuts in the series:

1. Newsweek, June 19th 1967.

Digital images © Ariel L. Szczupak 2008

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