Tel Aviv Museum of Art Visits Berlin

Tel Aviv Museum of Art Visits Berlin

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Condition:  New
Format:  Hardback
Pages:  200
Publisher:  Prestel
Year:  2015
ISBN:  9783791354644

The publication features 72 works selected from three departments: Modern Art, Prints and Drawings and Israeli Art. The focus lies on modern classics by artists such as Alexander Archipenko, Max Beckmann, Marc Chagall, Edgar Degas, Erich Heckel, Alberto Giacometti, Wassily Kandinsky, Jackson Pollock, Ludwig Meidner, Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, Egon Schiele and Lesser Ury, which are supplemented by video works and installations by up-and-coming Israeli artists such as Yael Bartana, Guy Ben-Ner, Nevet Yitzhak, Nira Pereg and Michal Helfman, who address personal, social and political topics. This juxtaposition creates a unique and stimulating dialogue, reveals intriguing relationships and allows for a new reading of the works. Offering a broad view of its multifaceted collection, the book also details the history of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, from its beginnings in a modest residential home in 1932 to its impressive addition in 2011 and allows a peek into the development of its collection, from its first works to the most recent acquisitions. Published in association with Centrum Judaicum Berlin.