Magic Lantern: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art

November 8, 2011-April 30, 2012

Location: Bella and Harry Wexner Gallery

Artist: Adrian Paci, Yehudit Sasportas, Hiraki Sawa, and Maya Zack, among others

Curator: Suzanne Landau, Yulla and Jacques Lipchitz Chief Curator of the Fine Arts and Landeau Family Curator of Contemporary Art, and Amitai Mendelsohn, Curator of the David Orgler Department of Israel Art, and Talia Amar, Associate Curator, Contemporary Art

Magic Lantern includes a range of new acquisitions and recent gifts of international and Israeli contemporary art, all on view for the first time at the Museum. The works, by artists including Ann Veronica Janssens, Adrian Paci, Yehudit Sasportas, Hiraki Sawa, Maya Zack, and Jan Tichy among others, deal with the subject of enchanted and metaphorical landscapes, wondrous interiors, and day-dreams.