But the major failing of Gaston Zvi Ickowicz’s 'The City of Rawabi' is in its erotic aspect.
Galia Yahav is an artist.
A video about an inscrutable monkey on desolation row at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem is definitely worth a look.
Fahed Halabi’s rage has given way to a reflective posture in his new exhibition. Here, the artist focuses on the act of painting itself, ostensibly with no political dimension.
'From her wooden sleep...,' was first mounted at the London-based Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in 2015 and is now 'expanded in a site-specific installation' for Tel Aviv.
The exhibit at the Israel Museum ranges from kibbutz-related works to pervasive Christian iconography, offering a striking chance to chart the development of this seminal Israeli artist.
The president of the art school was so fearful of legal problems that she performed a series of indecent acts. Instead, she should have supported the student who painted a problematic picture.
The creators of the ‘Minaret of Defense’ are not the first artists whose good intentions get buried in colonialist rhetoric.
It used to be a tool for cultural subversion, but irony is now the weapon of the satiated. That’s the main problem with ‘Architecture and Morality,’ the new exhibition by Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson.
In this exhibition of rare intensity and power, the curators tackle the chauvinistic, controversial image of artist Uri Lifshitz five years after his death.
This Herzliya exhibition desanctifies the ‘wedding ceremony’ and sours its saccharine harmony, while raising issues of status, possession and ownership.
Unfathomable seriousness pervades Ben Hagari's video work.
More than 100 works by Palestinian artists are on view in this exhibition, making a statement of presence that is both the strength of the show and its weakness.
The reopened Beit Hankin Museum’s debut exhibition, Tomer Sapir’s ‘Ministry of Information,’ is a chaotic assemblage of the venerable institution’s Land of Israel artifacts.
There are some interesting works in 'A Russian Tale,' but the excuse for showing them together is not clear, and many artists are conspicuous by their absence.
Combining beauty and horror, a work by the noted Chinese video artist takes contemporary urban life to extremes.
Pavel Wolberg's new exhibition is a homage to the artist’s mother, lending the show a touching, heartfelt dimension.
A sense of Yad Vashem-like reverence hovers over this exhibition, whose theme is books. Indeed, the installations are impressive, but the bombast accords the show a fetishistic dimension.
A collection of photos depicting Israel’s early years, stolen by a child in 1966, is the basis of an exhibition at Haifa’s Arab-Jewish cultural center. Who was that child, who (if anyone) owns the pictures and what’s the underlying narrative here?
This exhibition, a smart double homage to a 19th-century symbolist painter, presents a museum collection as spirits of the dead that are brought to life by the show.
In this solo exhibition, which consists of audio machines and sound mechanisms, the artist tries to focus our attention on the way sounds are produced and received. But that’s also where the exhibition falters.
This fine exhibition offers an elegant experience of fraught sadness, a searing situation report about all-embracing loneliness.
Boyan include his take on familiar historical heroes like Napoleon, the Count of Monte Cristo and Don Quixote. A closer look shows the artist’s critical view of heroism and art.
In an exhibition that seeks to transform Freudian concepts into art, we see that the curator’s decision to become a therapist is itself a symptom.
A group exhibition of aerial shots underlines the fact that when we look up, the skies look back with a cold mechanized gaze.
With a light touch, Jerusalem gallery Hacubia presents a densely packed bazaar of works whose sheer diversity is a meditation on contemporary painting in Israel.
The flagrantly unrefined style in Alma Itzhaky’s exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum is poles apart from the refined self-satisfaction of most Israeli art today.
Why does 'Eternal Sukkah,' a work now on show at the Israel Museum featuring a rebuilt Bedouin shack, reek of exploitation?
The presence of Picasso – evocation of ancient cultures and Cubist splicing – hovers over this exhibition, in which the artist enlarges objects in order to examine their magical power.
Landau's new solo show, a video and a set of reliefs, evokes boredom and embarrassment, raising many questions about the messages she is trying to convey.
A new group exhibition titled 'The Crystal Palace & The Temple of Doom' shows a sincere effort, but sinks in a sea ofconcepts. Mainly, it lacks a defined theme.