VIEWPOINT: Looking back at 70 years of Israeli art

At the end of the day, the vast majority of artistic work in Israel represents an integration of different Western styles as well as a focus on various aspects of Israeli identity.

By DR. RONIT STEINBERG
May 3, 2018 23:25
3 minute read.
VIEWPOINT: Looking back at 70 years of Israeli art

A drawing class in Bezalel . (photo credit: BEZALEL ACADEMY OF ARTS AND DESIGN)

 
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ISRAELI ART and culture have come a long way since the state’s founding 70 years ago.

Today, Israel is internationally known as a vibrant hub of artistic activity. Art museums in Israel have permanent exhibitions of Israeli art; galleries are opening both in the center and the periphery of the country; and Israeli artists participate in exhibitions around the globe.

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