Abrasha

Name
Abrasha
Born
Hague, Netherlands 1948
Active in
  • California
Nationalities
U.S. States
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Luce Artist Biography

Abrasha, who uses the Russian version of the name Abraham, or "father of many," creates jewelry and table pieces that explore the history of the Jewish people, including his own family's experience of the Holocaust. He uses spare, geometric elements in his work, inviting his viewers to concentrate on the content, rather than the form of the art. Although he happily uses industrial materials, and often designs with the help of computers, Abrasha shows a jeweler's eye in the many moving parts and finely crafted surfaces of his pieces.