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The Tel Aviv Museum of Art was established in 1932 in Tel Aviv, in the home of Tel Aviv's first mayor, Meir Dizengoff. It moved to its current location on Shaul Hamelekh street in 1971. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1104x646, 95 KB) Summary A sculpture by Henry Moore, in front of Tel Aviv Museum of Art. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1104x646, 95 KB) Summary A sculpture by Henry Moore, in front of Tel Aviv Museum of Art. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... Meir Dizengoff (Hebrew: מאיר דיזנגוף, Russian: Меер Янкелевич Дизенгоф, Meyer Yankelevich Dizengof; 1861, Akimovichi, Bessarabia - 1936, Tel Aviv, Israel) was an Israeli politician and mayor of Tel Aviv. ...


The museum houses a comprehensive collection of classical and contemporary art, especially Israeli art, a sculpture garden and a youth wing.


The Museum's Israeli Art Collection reflects the history of art in the British Mandate of Palestine and the State of Israel. The British Mandate of Palestine was a swathe of territory in the Middle East, formerly belonging to the Ottoman Empire, which the League of Nations entrusted to the United Kingdom to administer in the aftermath of World War I as a Mandate Territory. ...


The Museum's collection represents some of the leading artists of the first half of the 20th century and many of the major movements of modern art in this period: Fauvism, German Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Russian Constructivism, the De Stijl movement and Surrealism, French art, from the Impressionists and Post- Impressionists to the School of Paris including works of Chaim Soutine, and key works by Pablo Picasso from the Blue and Neo-Classical Period to his Late Period, and Surrealists works of Joan Miro. The Dessert: Harmony in Red (1908) by Henri Matisse Les Fauves (French for wild beasts), a short-lived and loose grouping of early Modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities, and the use of deep color over the representational values retained by Impressionism. ... The Scream by Edvard Munch (1893) which inspired 20th century Expressionists Portrait of Eduard Kosmack by Egon Schiele Rehe im Walde by Franz Marc On White II by Wassily Kandinsky, 1923. ... Woman with a guitar by Georges Braque, 1913 Cubist house in Prague Cubism is an important and influential art movement; it was an avant-garde art movement that revolutionized European painting and sculpture in the early 20th century. ... Futurism may refer to: Future studies, the philosophical or academic study of the medium to long-term future also known as futurology. ... Tatlin Tower. ... For the 2000 indie rock album by The White Stripes, see De Stijl (album). ... Kay Sage. ... See also Impressionist (entertainment): A girl with a watering can by Renoir, 1876 Impressionism was a 19th century art movement, which began as a private association of Paris-based artists who exhibited publicly in 1874. ... A Hundred Years of Independence by Henri Rousseau Post-Impressionism is a term applied to painting styles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries — after Impressionism. ... School of Paris (École de Paris) refers to two distinct groups of artists — a group of medieval manuscript illuminators, and a group of non-French artists working in Paris before World War I. Additionally, it refers to a similar group of artists living in Paris between the two world wars. ... Chaim Soutine (1893 – August 9, 1943) was an expressionist painter. ... Young Pablo Picasso Pablo Ruiz y Picasso (October 25, 1881 – April 8, 1973) was a Spanish painter and sculptor. ... Surrealism is an artistic movement and an aesthetic philosophy that aims for the liberation of the mind by emphasizing the critical and imaginative powers of the subconscious. ... Joan Miró (April 20, 1893 - December 25, 1983) was a painter, sculptor and ceramist born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ...


Figuring prominently in the collection are works by several modern masters, including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Paul Cezanne, Alfred Sisley, Henri Edmond Cross, Pierre Bonnard, Henri Matisse, Amedeo Modigliani and Marc Chagall. Claude Monet. ... The garden at Pontoise, painted 1877. ... Pierre-Auguste Renoir (February 25, 1841 - December 3, 1919) was a preeminent French painter. ... Categories: 1839 births | 1906 deaths | French painters | Post-impressionism | Artist stubs ... Bridge at Villeneuve-la-Garonne. ... Cypresses at Cagnes by Henri-Edmond Cross (1910) Henri-Edmond Cross (May 20, 1856 – May 16, 1910), was a French pointillist painter. ... The Dining Room in the Country Pierre Bonnard (October 3, 1867 – January 23, 1947) was a French painter and printmaker. ... Photo of Henri Matisse taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1933. ... Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 12, 1884 – January 24, 1920) was a Jewish Italian painter and sculptor. ... Marc Chagall as photographed in 1941 by Carl Van Vechten. ...


The Collection includes several masterpieces, among them the painting Friedericke Maria Beer, 1916 by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt and Untitled Improvisation V, 1914, by the Russian master Wassily Kandinsky. 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gustav Klimt, 1902 Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Art Nouveau (Vienna Secession) movement. ... Wassily Kandinsky Wassily Kandinsky (Russian: Василий Кандинский, first name pronounced as [vassi:li]) (December 4, 1866 O.S., (December 16, 1866 N.S.) – December 13, 1944) was a Russian painter and art theorist. ...


The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, donated in 1950, includes 36 works by Abstract and Surrealist artists, including works of Jackson Pollock, William Baziotes, and Richard Pousette-Dart, and Surrealists works by Yves Tanguy, Roberto Matta, and Andre Masson. 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Black square by Kazimir Malevich Abstract art is now generally understood to mean art that does not depict objects in the natural world, but instead uses shapes and colors in a non-representational or subjective way. ... Surrealism is an artistic movement and an aesthetic philosophy that aims for the liberation of the mind by emphasizing the critical and imaginative powers of the subconscious. ... Pollocks Galaxy, a part of the Joslyn Art Museums permanent collection Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956) was an influential American painter and a major force in the abstract expressionist movement. ... William Baziotes (1912 – 1963) was an American painter influenced by Surrealism and was a contributor to Abstract Expressionism. ... Richard Pousette-Dart (1916 – 1992) was an American Abstract Expressionist painter. ... Indefinite Divisibility 1942 Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy (January 5, 1900 – January 15, 1955) was a surrealist painter. ... Invasion of the Night, oil on canvas, 1940, SFMOMA. Roberto Sebastian Matta Echaurren (1911-2002), usually known as Matta, was one of Chiles best-known painters. ... Andr -Aim -Ren Masson (January 4, 1896 - October 28, 1987) was a French artist. ...


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The Tel Aviv Museum of Art is presently displaying several new ehibits including "Michal Rovner: Fields" which illustrates large-scale video works and installations there were shown in Venice and at the Jeu de Paume in Paris and "Disengagement" which depict both photographs and video works which revolve around the disengagement from Gaza and Israel's security fence. The exhibition, which seeks to present a wide spectrum of views, includes over twenty artists. Country Italy Region Veneto Province Venice (VE) Mayor Massimo Cacciari (since April 18, 2004) Elevation m Area 412 km² Population  - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 271,251  - Density 646/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Veneziani Dialing code 041 Postal code 30100 Frazioni Chirignago, Favaro Veneto, Mestre... Jeu de paume was originally a French precursor of tennis played without racquets. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur Tossed by the waves, she does not founder Coordinates : , Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) Administration Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Département Paris (75) Région ÃŽle-de-France Mayor Bertrand Delanoë (PS) City (commune) Characteristics Land Area 86. ... Map of the Gaza Strip from The World Factbook. ... Gaza Strip Barrier near the Karni Crossing The Israeli Gaza Strip barrier is a separation barrier along the armistice line of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War between the Gaza Strip and Israel. ...


External links

  • The Tel Aviv Museum of Art
  • Tel Aviv Museum of Art in telavivcity.com

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Tel Aviv Museum of Art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (235 words)
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art was established in 1932 in Tel Aviv, in the home of Tel Aviv's first mayor, Meir Dizengoff.
The museum houses a comprehensive collection of classical and contemporary art, especially Israeli art, a sculpture garden and a youth wing.
The Museum's Israeli Art Collection reflects the history of art in the British Mandate of Palestine and the State of Israel.
Tel Aviv - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1739 words)
Tel Aviv is also the main part of the largest and most populous metropolitan area in Israel, known as Gush Dan (Dan Bloc).
Tel Aviv Museum of Art is one of the major art museums in Israel.
The Tel Aviv Rowing Club, which was established as early as 1935 on the banks of the Yarkon River, is the biggest rowing club in Israel.
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