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Future Exhibitions

di Nes,  Untitled, 2000, c-print , Courtesy of the Artist and Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

Opening:
Saturday, 22 December 2018

Closing:
Saturday, 9 March 2019

Gallery talk:
Tuesday, 8 January 2019 18:00


Carry that Weight

Adi Nes, Amir Nave, Ayelet Albenda, Eliahou Eric Bokobza, Eri Glas, Galia Pasternak, Gilead Keydar, Israel Rubinstein, Leo Roth, Menashe Kadishman, Netta Lieber Sheffer, Nir Hod, Orit Ishay, Perli Pelzig, Roy Waks, Shira Gepstein Moshkovich, Tamar Orr, Tzur Kotzer, Yehiel Shemi, Yosi Roth, Zvi Lachman

Curator: Iris Mendel

The exhibition “Carry that Weight” explores the image of a youth carrying an animal on his shoulders. It regards the image as something which passes from hand to hand, like a commodity or currency. They cross worlds, cultures, and periods, and change meanings and contents. The journey of that image has gone through various stations: In Greek culture, Kriophoros (Gr. “ram bearer”) statues perpetuated sacrifice to the gods; in the bible, the idealized figure of the shepherd served as an allegory for good leadership; in Christianity, the image was reincarnated as Christ, the Good Shepherd; and in the Zionist context, it emerged as a symbol of the pioneering ethos in pre-state Israel.  [Continue reading..]

Nelly Agassi, Untitled, 2018, collage (pencil, fabric, ribbons)

Opening:
Saturday, 22 December 2018

Closing:
Saturday, 9 March 2019

Gallery talk:
Saturday, 29 December 2018 12:00


Nelly Agassi

Homeseek

Curator: Marie Shek

Nelly Agassi’s works are identified with the figure of the slender woman who recurs as a self-portrait of sorts in large-scale sculptures as well as small-scale drawings. This minor exhibition strives to shed light, for the first time, on her modestly sized two-dimensional works. It features near-miniature models of self-made icons with which she has been engaged in the past decade, since moving toChicago. [Continue reading..]

Dvora Cohen, Untitled, 2017, print

Opening:
Saturday, 22 December 2018

Closing:
Saturday, 9 March 2019

Gallery talk:
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 18:00


Dvora Cohen

I, Lodërit

Curator: Yochai Avrahami

Dvora Cohen’s, graduated from Bezalel- Heredi Extention, first solo exhibition spans painting, sculpture, and video. Her paintings depict domestic setting: a room, furniture, greenery, etc. The video works departure from the domestic sphere and subsequently – departure from the urban sphere to nature.
In the work Lodërit, Cohen is seen in a dark red pullover, her wet hair covers her face, transforming into an armored mask. The löder, an ancient Roman gladiator in Mishnaic Hebrew, is forced to fight, often against his will. [Continue reading..]