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The Four Seasons

January 1, 2011-December 3, 2011
Location: Della and Fred S.Worms OBE Gallery
Artist: Peter Breughel the Younger, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Rodin, Jacob Ruysdael, Eldar Farber, Yuval Yairi,
Curator: Shlomit Steinberg, Hans Dichand Curator of European Art
Media: Paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, and Meissen porcelain figurines
The depiction of the seasons of the year is at the core of this exhibition, featuring European art from the 17th century onward. The exhibition will examine the connection between art, mythology, and folklore in an agrarian society dependent on the cycle of the seasons. Furthermore, the exhibition will follow the changes in the theme's depiction by a modern urban society. On display in the exhibition are paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, and Meissen porcelain figurines - mostly from the Israel Museum's collection - by Peter Brueghel's workshop, Gerard de Lairesse, Isaac I. Levitan, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Rodin, Lesser Uri, Eldar Farber, and Yuval Yairi.