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To the East - Orientalism in the Arts in Israel

May 28, 1998-October 31, 1998
Location: Dr. Julius and Hilde Merzbacher Galleries for Israeli Art
Spertus Gallery
Ayala Zacks Abramov Pavilion for Israel Art
Dr. Julius and Hilde Merzbacher Galleries for Israeli Art
Identification with the East has been central to evolution of modern Israeli culture from the beginning of the 20th century until today. The exhibition To the East - Orientalism in the Arts in Israel presented more than 300 works by 120 Israeli artists in a wide range of media, describing how differing notions of the East are articulated in the artists' works.