Celebrating the architect who helped institutionalize the Tel Aviv coffee shop
A new exhibit in Tel Aviv spotlights the life and work of Heinz Chaim Fenchel, whose work blurred the boundaries between architecture and art.
Architect Heinz Chaim Fenchel (1906-1988) could have easily built a flourishing career behind the scenes in Hollywood, but elected to immigrate to Israel. A new exhibition about him, “An Architect’s Paintbrush,” at the Rubin Museum in Tel Aviv, displays the work of an architect of another sort, and recounts the story of Israeli “bourgeoisie” design.
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