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Soul Talk

Drawings on Jewish Heritage

Soul Talk collection represents Michael Rogatchi's works on Jewish heritage executed by the artist in customarily for his drawings special technique combining fine drawings in Indian Ink with mixture of several oil pastels reaching depth and volume in the warm colour resolution. The works in this technique are created by Michael exclusively on Italian hand-made cotton paper with a peculiar structure which provide an unique quality to his works on paper. 

 

Michael was named by leading American art expert Ronn Torossian  among  four ' great Jewish contemporary artists', in the noble company of 'Marc Chagall, Yaakov Agam and Mel Bocher' ( 2013). 

 

Some works from this collection, such are Elijah Song  ( 2016) and The Tree of Israel  ( 2016) were created as a prototypes for stain-glasses in a prestigious WMA Synagogue in London known as 'the world Jewry's London address'.  

 

Some other belongs to notable private collections in the UK, Finland, Russia and Israel. 

 

This collection is growing all the time. 

Kiddush. Indian Ink, oil pastel on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 50 x 35 cm. 2016. Private collection, London, UK. 

 Jerusalem Walks. Indian Ink, oil pastel on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 50 x 35 cm. 2019. The Rogatchi Art Collection. 

                       Yiddish Tango. Variation II. Indian Ink, oil pastel on dark-blue Italian cotton paper. 35 x 50 cm. 2019. Private collection, Jerusalem, Israel. 

Jewish Melody. Variation III. Indian Ink, oil pastel on dark-blue Italian hand-made cotton paper. 35 x 50 cm. 2019. Private collection, Jerusalem, Israel. 

Jewish Dreams I. Homage to writer Grigory Kanovich.Drawing in oil pastel on Inna Rogatchi's authored original print on cotton paper. 42 x 30 cm. 2020. Jewish Dreams I. Homage to writer Grigory Kanovich.Drawing in oil pastel on Inna Rogatchi's authored original print on cotton paper. 42 x 30 cm. 2020.

  Elijah Song I. Indian ink, oil, oil pastel on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 50 x 50 cm. 2016. 

   The Tree of Israel. Oil pastel on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 50 x 50 cm. 2016. 

                       Chuppah Memories. Pencil on white cotton paper. 15 x 20 cm. 2017. The Rogatchi Art Collection. 

 

                      Before Chuppah. Pencil on pearl paper. 15 x 20 cm. 2009. The Rogatchi Art Collection. 

Traditional Rosh HaShanah greeting drawing. Rash HaShanah 5774, 2013. Oil pastel, Indian Ink on yellow cotton Italian hand-made paper. 15 x 15 cm. Rogatchi Art Collection.Traditional Rosh HaShanah greeting drawing. Rash HaShanah 5774, 2013. Oil pastel, Indian Ink on yellow cotton Italian hand-made paper. 15 x 15 cm. Rogatchi Art Collection.

Traditional Rosh HaShanah greetning drawing. Rosh HaShanah 5775 ( 2014). Oil pastel, Indian ink on yellow cotton Italian hand-made paper. 50 x 35 cm. 2014. The Rogatchi Art Collection.Traditional Rosh HaShanah greetning drawing. Rosh HaShanah 5775 ( 2014). Oil pastel, Indian ink on yellow cotton Italian hand-made paper. 50 x 35 cm. 2014. The Rogatchi Art Collection.

Traditional Rosh HaShanah greeting drawing. Rosh HaShanah 5776 ( 2015). Oil pastel, Indian ink on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 30 x 40 cm. 2015. The Rogatchi Art Collection. Traditional Rosh HaShanah greeting drawing. Rosh HaShanah 5776 ( 2015). Oil pastel, Indian ink on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 30 x 40 cm. 2015. The Rogatchi Art Collection.

Traditional Rosh HaShanah greeting drawing. Rosh HaShanah 5778 ( 2017). Oil pastel, Indian ink on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 50 x 35 cm. 2017. The Rogatchi Art Collection. Traditional Rosh HaShanah greeting drawing. Rosh HaShanah 5778 ( 2017). Oil pastel, Indian ink on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 50 x 35 cm. 2017. The Rogatchi Art Collection.

Traditional Rosh HaShanah greeting. Rosh HaShanah 5780 ( 2019). Oil pastel, Indian ink on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 35 x 50 cm. 2019. The Rogatchi Art Collection. Traditional Rosh HaShanah greeting. Rosh HaShanah 5780 ( 2019). Oil pastel, Indian ink on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 35 x 50 cm. 2019. The Rogatchi Art Collection.

  Tree of Light. Oil pastel, Indian Ink on yellow Italian hand-made cotton paper. 50 x 35 cm. 2014. Private collection, Finland. 

                                                 My Schul. Indian ink, oil pastel on dark-blue Italian hand-made cotton paper. 50 x 35 cm. 2014. The Rogatchi Art Collection.