Weekly Highlights

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Gallery Talk: Meeting in Painting | Gallery talk with artist Ben Simon in regard to his solo exhibition Meeting in Painting.  What is “Meeting in Painting”? Is art a force or is it an aesthetic? Join the artist for a fascinating discussion about this venerable medium and his approaches which manifest in the current exhibition. Tuesday, August 15th at 18:00. Jerusalem Artist House, HaNaggid St. 12. For more info, click here.

Ben Simon, Red Chair Blue Chair, acrylic on canvas, 2016.

Exhibition Opening: Charedim & Society | Group show featuring 24 artists curated by Noa Leah Cohen which explores the different perspectives and many layers of Charred society in arts and Jerusalem. Exhibition opening Tuesday, August 15 at 20:30, The Art Shelter Gallery, Yehuda HaMaccabi St. 7. For more info, click here.

From Charedim and Society at The Art Shelter Gallery

Exhibition Opening: Nylon | The third annual Nylon event is the largest pop-up art show in Israel. From top to bottom, Nylon surrounds the Tower of David with contemporary exhibitions and performances from some of Jerusalem’s most talented and energetic young artists. The works will address meaningful subjects is artistic discourse today and offer visitors a unique chance to immerse themselves in the emerging Israeli art world! Opening event, one night only: Wednesday, August 16th from 20:30-3:00 at the Tower of David Museum, Yaffo Gate. For more info, click here.

View of Nylon 2016

Gallery Opening: 97 Jaffa Street Gallery, Blackbox | “Black Box”, The Visual Arts Department: Division of Arts and Culture Jerusalem Municipality and Eden The Jerusalem Center Development Company, will open it’s new street gallery this week!  Over the past three years they’ve been working on founding the gallery, from the initial stages of picking a location to creating unique light boxes developed to display massive scale photographs. The gallery will serve as a permanent platform to showcase artists and various exhibitions.

The purpose of the gallery is to create an artistic portal that disengages the passerby from their daily routine, and allows a divergence from the familiar thoughts and habits into new horizons of thought.  Opening event, Thursday August 17th at 19:30, 97 Yafo St. For more info, click here.

Sephi gershoni, Untitled
Sephi Gershoni, “Untitled”
Assaf Shaham, Time after time and again
Assaf Shaham, Time After Time and Again

Gallery Talk & Workshop: Coveted Objects for Plunder | Join artist Hili Greenfeld for a short tour of her solo exhibition Sweet Water Canal, curated by Hadas Glazer, which will follow with a gallery talk about the inspiration of the term ‘coveted objects for plunder’ and its relation to the story of the exhibition. Participants will then create their own ‘coveted objects for plunder’ – small and decorative objects that hold special memories inside of them. Gallery Talk & Workshop: Wednesday, August 16 at 17:00 at the Art Cube Artists Studios, HaUman St. 26, 4th floor. Workshop duration: 90 minutes, limited to 20 participants. Registration required: For more info, click here.

From Hili Greendfeld’s The Sweet Water Canal


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