Israeli Art Exhibit in Roanoke
Dynamic Exhibition of Contemporary Israeli Art Addresses Complexities of Geography, Culture, Identity, History
Roanoke, Va. (Sept. 4, 2019) – The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to announce Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art, a powerful exhibition offering a unique glimpse into the terrain and culture of contemporary Israel. Visions of Place will be on view March 6-June 27, 2021, and is free and open to the public.
Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art explores the poignant impact of place in Israeli life, as seen through the penetrating eyes of some of the country’s most prominent contemporary artists.
Featuring approximately 50 photographic, video, painted, and mixed media works by 34 Israeli artists (including Sigalit Landau, Miki Kratsman, Pavel Wolberg, Asad Azi, Adi Nes, and Guy Ben-Ner, among others), the exhibition illuminates intertwining views on history, place and identity in Israeli culture. While the majority of the artists are Jewish, others are Muslim, Christian and Druze, reflecting the diverse mosaic of peoples that populate the country.Download Full Release Here