|Address:||Museum of Art, Ein Harod 18965 Israel|
Cnaani’s After the Wind is inspired by the memory of both real and imaginary encounters with childhood landscapes that were etched into her consciousness; to a significant extent, these are also collective and universal memories. Cnaani invites the viewer to take part in the experience of encountering the place as a metaphorical environment – its views, histories and representations.
Noga Linchevsky’s exhibition addresses different dimensions of time – the moment, eternity, time passing, measured and standing still. Linchevsky’s attempt to ‘capture time’ in its materiality took a turn in 2007, when she started following the movement of the sunrays shining through the window of her studio every day.
Aliza Auerbach's (1940–2016) photographs have followed the trajectory of Israeli culture and art for approximately fifty years. With their unique style, they shed light on key landmarks in the local private and collective memory: from birth to old age, from femininity to maternity, from pioneers through newcomers to Holocaust survivors, from national to personal landscape. All these are documented under the blazing Mediterranean light, at the intersection of time and place.
Alima Rita (1932-2013) is renowned for her use of color as a central value. Since the early 1960s her paintings have been based on pure colors examining what she referred to as “the relations between colors”, “the colorful neighbors” and “power facing power”. In 1969 Alima got acquainted with screen printing, a technique that would bear decisive influence on her entire work.
This story begins in 1938 in the “art corner” of the small wooden studio of the painter Chaim Atar (1902-1953), a member of Kibbutz Ein Harod (founded in 1921) and an energetic visionary of the first generation of kibbutz pioneers, who conceived the idea of the Museum of Art, Ein Harod...