Sidebar: Helen Twena Discusses the Salome Portrait on JP 55’s Cover

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I portrayed Salome by means of a bold, modernistic collage.

The portrait on JP 55’s magazine cover does not look like the real Salome, the queen we see on the newly discovered coin discussed in David Flusser’s JP article “A New Portrait of Salome.” But that is the point! The portrait represents the popular image of Salome—a real floozy!

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This article originally appeared in issue 56 of the Jerusalem Perspective magazine. Click on the image above to view a PDF of the original magazine article.

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  • Helen Twena

    Helen Twena

    Helen Twena received her training in England and Israel, including study at the Bezalel Art Academy in Jerusalem, Israel's most prestigious art school. Prior to immigrating to Israel in 1985 she worked for Hodder & Stoughton, the well-known British publisher. Helen's first love is designing…
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