RSVP: LECTURE SERIES: ART IN ISRAEL FROM BORIS SCHATZ TO ILIT AZOULAY - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Join Skirball Museum director Abby Schwartz for this three-part illustrated series celebrating art in Israel from its beginnings to the here and now.

 

ART IN ISRAEL BEFORE WORLD WAR II

Wednesday, April 11 @ 7:00 pm in Mayerson Hall

Explore the arts and crafts movement and the development of the Bezalel School and pioneer artists attached to the land.

 

ART IN ISRAEL AFTER WORLD WAR II

Wednesday, April 18 @ 7:00 pm in Mayerson Hall

Consider the impact of World War II and the founding of the State of Israel on artists including Mordechai Ardon and Marcel Janco and the formation of the New Horizons group by Joseph Zaritsky, Avigdor Stematsky, and Moshe Castel, who brought modernism and abstraction to the forefront of Israeli art.

 

CONTEMPORARY ISRAELI ART

Wednesday, April 25 @ 7:00 pm in Mayerson Hall

Abby Schwartz will be joined by artist and educator Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit-Halachmi for engaging dialogue about the dynamic and provocative modern and contemporary art scene in Israel.

 

Reservations recommended

Members: free Non-members: Series fee $18 Individual lectures $7 in advance or at the door