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Written by: [8 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Ibrahim Mahama – Fracture | ]
Ibrahim Mahama – Fracture

Ibrahim Mahama’s Fracture transforms the Lightfall in the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The site-specific installation covers the smooth walls with jute sacks, their rough texture marked by time, and imprinted with traces of people and transactions; human labor translated into visual, textural expression.

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Written by: [9 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Israel Museum: Wire(less) Connections | ]
Israel Museum: Wire(less) Connections

Visually exciting, thought-provoking, and profoundly conceived, Wire(less) Connections, awakens the curious mind. From spider’s webs to the world wide web, from the metaphoric end of the rope to the first connection that nourishes us into being – the umbilical cord, and the mythological thread of life in the hands of the three fates – the physical, visual, poetic and metaphoric are intertwined through the works of Israeli and international artists, creating many options and possibilities for experiencing, viewing, and discussion.

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Written by: [1 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Midnight East Top Ten: August 2016 | ]
Midnight East Top Ten: August 2016

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Take a vacation! Vacations are the best! Even if you don’t travel to far-away places, invigorate the everyday by trying something different and new! There is so much to do, see and experience right here – and some of it is even free! This is the list of my top ten recommendations for August

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Written by: [28 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on The Eighth Biennale of Israeli Ceramics 2016 | ]
The Eighth Biennale of Israeli Ceramics 2016

Wet-Fired, the Eighth Biennale of Israeli Ceramics, places the focus on the material itself and the relationship of the artist to the material in the artistic process.  Curated by Dr. Eran Erlich, Head of the Ceramic and Glass Design Department at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, the exhibition will open at the Eretz Israel Museum on August 1, 2016. The exhibition reveals a richly diverse and visually exciting proliferation of works by contemporary Israeli ceramic artists, working with different ceramic materials, techniques, and with dramatically individual approaches …

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Written by: [26 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Works on Paper by Picasso – Israel Museum, Jerusalem | ]
Works on Paper by Picasso – Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) stands out as one of the major figures in 20th century art, in popular culture, his name is almost synonymous with modern art, and to a certain extent, “Picasso” has become a symbol unto itself, a brand name as it were, represented by a proliferation of mass produced images. Venturing beyond the slogans, to become more closely acquainted with Picasso’s work, one discovers a versatile innovator whose artistic career reflects the development of art in the 20th century, with a body of work in painting, …

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Written by: [10 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Arab Museum of Contemporary Art Opens in Sakhnin | ]
Arab Museum of Contemporary Art Opens in Sakhnin

AMOCA – The Arab Museum of Contmeporary Art will open in Sakhnin on June 17, 2015. Initiators and directors of the museum are Belu-Simion Fainaru and Avital Bar-Shay, who are also initiators and curators of the Mediterranean Biennale in Sakhnin, together with the Municipality of Sakhnin.
According to their press release, the museum aims to “exhibit local and international contemporary art in order to promote peace and dialogue by means of art activities, mutual confidence building between neighbors and a strengthening of values of equality and mutuality leading toward the creation …

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Written by: [29 May 2015 | One Comment | ]
Changing Perspectives at the Haifa Museum of Art

The biblical phrase “Eat drink and be merry for tomorrow we die” comes to mind when viewing Shachar Marcus‘ eye-catching video Salt Dinner, a key work in a trio of new exhibitions presented under the umbrella title Changing Perspectives. The Dead Sea is the setting for this film in which Marcus and Turkish-German performance artist Nezajet Ekici struggle to keep a dining table upright while they gulp down wine (and salt) and guzzle on watermelon and grapes. When the waters get too choppy, the couple abandons the table to its …

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Written by: [26 May 2015 | Comments Off on Israel Tattoo Convention 2015 | ]
Israel Tattoo Convention 2015

Body art lovers & interested others – the 3rd Israel Tattoo Convention will take place on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Haoman 17, Abarbanel Street 88, Tel-Aviv-Yafo, doors open at 12:00. Admission is 50 NIS in advance, 70 NIS at the door, children under 12 enter free, however, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Written by: [23 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on 1965 Today – Israel Museum, Jerusalem | ]
1965 Today – Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Take a look at a slice of 1965 through the lens of the Israel Museum. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with an exploration of the visual context in which the museum came to be. The Israel Museum is a significant and essential presence in Israeli culture; its extensive collections, exhibitions and events reflect the past and present of this region, playing a significant role in shaping and influencing contemporary culture. Now, imagine Israel 50 years ago, an Israel in which this leading cultural institution …

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Written by: [28 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Kid Friendly Fun – Passover 2015 | ]
Kid Friendly Fun – Passover 2015

My plan for the coming holiday is to borrow some kids and have fun!!! Here are some child & adult friendly activities that caught my eye.
I like to move it, move it  – and so do most kids, so dance and animation make the top of my list!
Batsheva is the most exhilarating energy burst around, and the Batsheva Ensemble – a young, bendy, extraordinarily talented crew – will be presenting Decal’e.
Decal’e is a family-friendly collage with excerpts from several works by Ohad Naharin, performed by 16 dancers, and intended for …