A Century of Israeli Art (Hardcover)

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Give the one who appreciates art the gift of history and beauty in one with this hardcover book from the Israel Museum:

  • Titled a Century of Israeli Art with outstanding descriptions from each time period from the early 20th century to present day.
  • Contains the development of art history based on social and political changes in the Land of Israel.
  • Wonderful gift to add to the art history book collection of someone you love! 
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English edition co-published with Lund Humphries

Yigal Zalmona

Size: 11.22" X 9.65" / 28.5 X 24.5 cm

This rich and comprehensive illustrated account of modern Israel’s culture extends from the pre-state years of Zionist art in the early 20th century up until the present day. Analyzing artistic developments throughout successive periods, Yigal Zalmona describes the many ways in which Israel’s art has been influenced by its social and political history. His look at the big picture goes in parallel with detailed, enlightening descriptions of important artworks from every period. Drawing on the author’s decades of activity in the field of Israeli art, as historian, critic, teacher, and curator, A Century of Israeli Art will 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)

2013

Hardcover, 512 pages

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