COLOR GONE WILD FAUVE AND EXPRESSIONIST MASTERPIECES FROM THE MERZBACHER
The exhibition features seminal works by Max Beckmann, Georges
Braque, André Derain, Alexej von Jawlensky, Wassily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig
Kirchner, Henri Matisse and Maurice Vlaminck, among others. On view through November 2.
This year’s annual exhibition in the museum’s Ruth Youth Wing for Art
Education focuses on sensory deception and the gap between visual perception and
reality. On view until February 15,
DISPLACED VISIONS: EMIGRÉ PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
influence of immigration on 20th century photography, this exhibition features
works by Andre Kertesz, Robert Frank, Moholy Nagy, Man Ray and Weegee among
others. Featuring more than 220 works, the exhibition reconsiders the work of
nearly 100 key figures in photography from the unique perspective of how their
standing as immigrants affected their creative vision. On view through October
BACK TO NATURE LANDSCAPES DRAWN BY MASTERS
The exhibition reveals a selection of
works from the 17th century to the present day during the course of which
landscape became a genre in its own right in European art. Among the artists
shown are Annibale Carracci, Rembrandt van Rijn, Claude Lorrain, William Turner,
Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Emil Nolde, Joseph Zaritsky, Avigdor Arikha and
Aviva Uri. All the works are from the collection of works on paper from the
Prints and Drawings Department. On view until October 5.
HEROD THE GREAT: THE KING’S FINAL JOURNEY
The world’s first exhibition on the
life and legacy of Herod the Great, one of the most influential – and
controversial – figures in ancient Roman and Jewish history. The landmark
exhibition presents approximately 250 archaeological finds from the king’s
recently discovered tomb at Herodium, as well as from Jericho and other related
sites, to shed new light on the political, architectural and aesthetic impact of
Herod’s reign from 37 to 4 BCE. On view through January 4, 2014.
I AM GABRIEL
Considered the most important archaeological artifact to come to
light in the region since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Gabriel
Revelation Stone is on public view for the first time in Israel. The
inscribed first-century BCE tablet sheds light on the spiritual life of the
Second Temple period. The exhibition contextualizes and further illuminates the
stone’s inscriptions with a number of ancient, rare manuscripts. On view through
February 11, 2014.
YEHUDIT SASPORTAS: SEVEN WINTERS
The exhibition showcases the creative
production of Yehudit Sasportas, one of the most prominent Israeli artists
working today, in a unique and all-encompassing installation created especially
for the museum. Featuring primarily new works, the exhibition displays films
alongside signature sculptures and drawings that are monumental in scale,
charting the evolution of the artist’s imagery of primordial landscapes and
modernistic architecture. On view through October 19.
This large-scale installation by German artist Hans-Peter
Feldmann (2002) uses shadows to transform simple, everyday objects into magical
figures in an imaginary world emerging on gallery walls. A variety of
objects, including toys, figurines and household objects, whirl on rotating
pedestals, illuminated in shadows that create a fascinating theater of moving
images. On view through October 5.
acclaimed video work that has captivated audiences worldwide, receiving the
Prestigious Golden Lion Award at the 2011 Venice Biennale, is back at the Israel
Museum, Jerusalem. The exhibition, which was on view at the museum in the
fall of 2011, is composed of thousands of film excerpts illuminating the passage
of time by means of time-related references, among them images of clocks,
watches and announcements identifying specific times of the day. From June 23 to
A GENTLE STORM: LARGE-SCALE WORKS BY ANNA TICHO
Ticho House. This selection of
works on paper by Anna Ticho concentrates on the large and colorful. Sweeping
expressive landscapes in oil pastel and touching, romantic flower arrangements
carefully depicted in watercolor. This new choice of works from the artist’s
bequest covers both floors of Ticho House, filling it with light and color that
contrast with the artist’s more familiar charcoal and pencil drawings. July 16
to November 30.
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