'I Was Lynched': Renowned Israeli Artist Talks About Being Betrayed by the Left

On the eve of the 2015 election, Yair Garbuz, one of the country's most prominent artists, gave a speech that sparked public outrage and changed his life. With a new exhibition, he has more to say

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Yair Garbuz. 'Whenever something happens and is in your soul, it’s also in the work of art in some way'
Yair Garbuz. 'Whenever something happens and is in your soul, it’s also in the work of art in some way'Credit: Ilya Melnikov
Maya Asheri
Maya Asheri
Garbuz during the ‘amulet kissers’ speech.Credit: Moti Milrod
A new painting by Garbuz, at the exhibition. Credit: Yair Garbuz
Garbuz in his studio.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
Garbuz guiding visitors at the Zuzu Gallery, where his latest exhibition is being shown. Credit: Rami Shllush



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