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Bodyscapes


  • Curator Curator: Dr. Adina Kamien-Kazhdan
  • Designer Designer: Rona Cernica-Zianga
  • Place Nathan Cummings Building for Modern and Contemporary Art
  • Artist Artists: Tracy Emin, Jenny Saville, Micha Ullman, Maya Zack, Karam Natour, Sigalit Landau, Ori Reisman and others

1

Bodies of Knowledge


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

2

Family Tree | Nadia Adina Rose


Left: Francesco Allegrini (after Giuliano Traballesi), Family Tree of the Kings of France, Engraving, undated, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Gift of Prof. David Klein, Jerusalem. 
Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 

Right: Nadia Adina RoseFamily Tree, 2016, Fabric and mixed media, Collection of the artist. 
© The Artist. Photo courtesy the artist 

3

Kabbalistic Sefirotic Tree | Micha Ullman


Left: Kabbalistic Ilan (Sefirotic Tree), Morocco, 18th century (?), Handwritten in ink on paper, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Gift of Michel Sarfati, in memory of Yedidiah Sarfati and his brother Yehudah Sarfati and his family of Marrakesh. 
Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner 

Right: View of the exhibition, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

4

Bodymaps: Heinrich Bünting | Michael Drucks


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

5

Astrological Man: Karam Natour


Karam Natour, Genesis, 2018, Digital drawing, Courtesy of the artist and Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv.
© The Artist. Photo courtesy the artist and Rosenfeld Gallery

6

Anatomy: Etienne Charpentier | The Viscera and the Arterial System | The House of the Body


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

7

Acupuncture chart | Shaivite Tantra representation

Left: Acupuncture chart with a series of points indicated on the figure of a Man, China, 17th century, Watercolor, Wellcome Collection, London.  
Photo courtesy the Wellcome collection, London 

Right: Shaivite Tantra representation of the practitioner, Nepal, late 18th to early 19th century, Ink and pigment on paper, 8 folios, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Gift of Izhak and Regina Ben (Roellin). 
Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Ofrit Rosenberg 
 

8

Jenny Saville


Jenny Saville, Plan, 1993, Oil on canvas, Private Collection.
© The Artist. Photo courtesy the lender

9

Bill Viola


Bill Viola, An Instrument of Simple Sensation, 1983, Video-and-sound installation, mixed media, Gift of Francine and Richard Shapiro, Los Angeles, to American Friends of the Israel Museum. 
Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

10

Human Proportions


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman 

11

Mappa Mundi: Grayson Perry


Grayson Perry, Map of Nowhere (Red), 2008, Color etching, Victoria Miro Gallery. 
© The Artist. Photo courtesy Victoria Miro Gallery

12

Measure of All Things: Le Corbusier | Robert Mapplethorpe


13

Vitruvian Man: Antony Gormley | Samah Shihadi


14

Movement: Oskar Schlemmer | Rudolf von Laban| Noa Eshkol and Avraham Wachmann


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

15

Human Landscape


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

16

Fertility Figurines | Ana Mendieta


Left: Woman figurine, Horvat Minha, Yarmukian Culture, ca. 8,000 years BP, Clay and Pigment, Collection of Israel Antiquities Authority.
Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Ardon Bar-Hama 

Right: Ana Mendieta, Burial Pyramid, 1974, Super-8 color film transferred to HD digital video, silent, 3 min 17 sec, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Purchase, British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel, London. 
© 2020 The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
 

17

Pubic Triangle | Robert Morris


Robert Morris, Untitled, 1974, Felt and metal, Gift of the artist and of Leo Castelli, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum. 
© 2020 The Estate of Robert Morris / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
 

18

Hybrids: Georgia O’Keefe | Louise Bourgeois | Wangechi Mutu


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

19

Homeland: Michael Gross | Ori Reisman


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

20

Biomorphism: Jean (Hans) Arp | Henry Moore


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

21

Body of Work


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner and Laura Lachman

22

Tamar Shippony and Mili Ben Hayl


Tamar Shippony and Mili Ben Hayl, In Between, 2009, Video, 1 min 57 sec, Collection of the artists
© The Artist. Photo courtesy the artist

23

Manar Zuabi


Manar Zuabi, In Between, 2004, Video, 3 min, Collection of the artist
© The Artist. Photo courtesy the lender