ESRA College‎ at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art - Thursday Series 2021 - 2022

חמישי, 28 אוקטובר 2021 at 10:00

The Golda Meir Cultural and Art Center, Sderot Sha'ul HaMelech 27, Tel Aviv

Series of 8 lectures: ESRA members: NIS 515 | Non-members NIS 665‎

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ESRA Tel Aviv

A series of eight lectures and guided tours‎ on Thursdays 10:00 – 12:30‎ 

Entrance to the museum is from 9:30 and in accordance with Ministry of Health and Museum regulations.

Important Note: The Monday series will always start with the lecture, but the Thursday series could be either with the lecture or the guided tour.
Entry with subscription card only for the same series, and cannot be interchanged Monday for Thursday or vice versa. This Museum rule is strictly enforced.


Registration: Click on the register link above or contact the Booking Office at 09-9508371 (ext 2).
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Program 2021 - 2022

Thursday 28 October 2021
Pop Art and Popular Culture
Until the 1960s art was about beauty, religion, personal experiment and spirituality. Suddenly, one could see paintings of soup cans or comics icons, sculptures about Hamburgers or print of celebrities.
How did the pop art change the art world? Who were the main artists and what is the impact on their art today.

Thursday 25 November 2021
Olafur Eliasson: Art, Light and In-between
Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson is best known for his large-scale installations that employ elemental materials such as light, water, and air temperature. In this lecture we will examine his career and significant works.

Thursday 23 December 2021
Re-Location: Masterpieces and Curatorial Shifts
The modern world is a global village, sharing knowledge for the benefit of the greater good. Collections are relocated between museums for the purpose of promoting mutual understanding and strengthening diplomatic ties. It is the duty of curators to oversee these transactions and ensure the works receive their finest exposure.

Thursday 20 January 2022
Kazimir Malevich: White on White
Kazimir Malevich, founder of the artistic and philosophical school of Suprematism constituted the theoretical underpinnings of non-objective. His ideas about forms and meaning in art would eventually profoundly change the evolution of modern art in Europe and the United States.

Thursday 17 February 2022
The Great Masters of Italian Baroque Art
The wonderful Italian Baroque art of the 17th century is characterized by glorious drama, movement, sharp contrasts of light-shadow, and poignant realism. All of these are reflected in the works of three of her great masters: the painters Caravaggio, and Artemisia Gentileschi and the sculptor: Gian Lorenzo Bernini - on whom the lecture will focus.

Thursday 24 March 2022
New Barbizon: Russian Art in Israel
The Barbizon Group was a group of 19th century French male painters who decided to go outside and paint instead of painting the French scenery from their studio.
A hundred years later a group of young Russian born women do the same thing. But instead of French scenery, they paint the Israeli society, instead of Realism, they use bold colors, black contours and childlike portraits.
Who are the new Barbizon? What are their themes and their artistic languages and how do they fit (or not) in the Israeli art scene.

Thursday 19 May 2022
The MoMa, New York
The Museum of Modern Art in New York is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world. This lecture tells the story of how this institute established and continues to maintain its reputation.

Thursday 16 June 2022
Impressionist Women Artists
Styles in the art world serve as a reflection of changing tastes, times, and methods of painting. Women painters who wanted to participate in these events - were restricted by society. Nevertheless, these courageous female rebels left extraordinary masterpieces to posterity.