8 August 2017

Taking time out ...

Following weeks of house move related activity, it was good to take time out today and visit our favourite haunt, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.  I am going to miss this place.  It is an architectural delight and the temporary and permanent exhibitions are of a very high calibre.  It was good to escape the heat, humidity and the crowds and spend several hours in this oasis of calm. We saw photographs by Andy Warhol, a fascinating temporary exhibition by Fatma Shanan focusing on oriental carpets and another temporary exhibition entitled Collective Reflections on the Museum Collections.  There were of course other exhibitions but these ones caught my eye.  Below are a selection of photographs from these exhibitions.

A view from inside the museum looking out on to the sculpture garden with large eucalyptus trees, the blue sky and fluffy white clouds.

Razan 2, 2013 Oil on canvas Courtesy of the Reich family collection, Tel Aviv

Two Carpets in the Yard 2, 2012 Oil on canvas Courtesy of Sarah Liron and Sheldon Kahn, Tel Aviv

House 4, 2016 Oil on canvas Courtesy of the Ann and Dr. Ari Rosenblatt collection, USA

Suzanne Valadon 1865 - 1938. France Still Life, 1928 Oil on canvas

Antonio Canal (aka Canaletto) 1697 - 1768, Venice, and in his studio Capriccio (Venetian Yard) Oil on canvas

Natalia Goncharova 1881, Russia - 1962, France   Bowl of Flowers, 1919 - 1924 Oil on canvas Bequest of the Boris and Alexandra Pregel Collection
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