- This comprehensive, insightful, and richly illustrated account of modern Israel’s visual culture begins with the pre-state years of Zionist art in the early 20th century and extends to the present day. Framing artistic developments in the context of successive periods, Yigal Zalmona describes the many ways in which Israel’s art has been influenced by its social and political history. His exposition of the wider picture goes hand-in-hand with detailed, enlightening analyses of seminal artworks from every period. Drawing on this eminent author’s decades of activity in the field of Israeli art as historian, critic, teacher, and curator, A Century of Israeli Art promises to be fascinating reading for art-lovers and for all those with an interest in Israel’s cultural history.“A satisfying blend of scholarly analysis and accessibility” (Literary Review)“An incisive look at Israel’s visual arts” (Haaretz English edition)“Compelling, scholarly, well-nuanced, . . . beautifully produced” (Financial Times)“A must-read for all lovers of Israeli art” (Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture)SHOW MORE
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