Saul Chernick

February 13, 2013, 8:30am

SAUL CHERNICK: A SKYWARD GESTURE

Saul Chernick’s current exhibition, A Skyward Gesture, at LaMontagne Gallery, consists of two bodies of work including a series of relief prints and another of ink and marker drawings with watercolor on paper.  He uses medieval landscapes and images of saints, demons, and other mythical creatures to draw connections to our contemporary situation.  Though his characters may be out of place as the prophets and other roles they might have represented in antiquity, they remain symbols of an older world, a place filled with magic and superstition.  The all seeing eyes of God, the inevitability of

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