Israel's Road to Nowhere, Caught on Camera

Sharon Ya’ari, whose work is on display at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, captures the 'Israeli blues.'

Since the Yom Kippur War, Israeli society has been unable to shake off a sense of dejection, the accumulated residue of experiences of loss, sacrifice, anxieties, disappointment, indignation and despair,” the eminent art critic and scholar Dr. Gideon Ofrat observes in regard to Israeli photography. Ofrat argues that local photography is devoted to the “Israeli blues.” More than representations...