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  • Refat Luvizah

    David Kracov The Book of Life . Each of the hand-painted butterflies represents the 2547 children that escaped Chernobyl’s nuclear disaster, representing ‘the delicacy and value of a child’s life.’

  • Heather Reed

    The Butterly Effect | “The Book of Life” by David Kracov- I love altered book art and this is by far the best i've ever seen. Love love love!

  • Lynn Hillston

    book art - David Kracov created this award called the"Book Of Life" given in honor of Rabbi Yossi Raichik, the beloved director of Chabad's Children of Chernobyl. The all metal sculpture ...is very meaningful: The sculpture depicts the "Book Of Life", each page filled with words from those he touched, with those pages and thoughts transforming into butterflies, each representing the 2.547 children he helped save and give new lives. More www.davidkracov.com

  • Marion Crystal Creations

    Kracov’s hand painted metal sculptures are vibrant, joyful statements of living life out loud. #bookart

  • Annie Carey ~ Daisy's Dogs

    This stunning book sculpture by artist David Kracov, entitled "The Book of Life," is a tribute to Rabbi Yossi Raichik, director of Chabad’s Children of Chernobyl organization. Each of the 2,547 hand-painted butterflies represents a child who escaped the Chernobyl disaster

  • Abigail Grace

    Book of Life #artistaday #books #art #sculpture #butterfly by David Kracov

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