Israeli Art

Israeli Art

Visual arts in Israel refers to plastic art created in the Land of Israel/Palestine region, from the latter part of the 19th century until today, or art created by Israeli artists. Visual art in Israel ranges from a variety of traditional local arts to "Fine Art" influenced by the Western art of Europe and the United States. Israeli art is rich in techniques, styles, means of expression, and varied themes reflecting attempts to formulate a national identity. Research on the history of art deals extensively with the complex relationship between Israeli art and both local and international characteristics, with its ties to Jewish art through the ages and, in recent years, even with its ties and attitudes towards Arabic culture in Israel.

Read more about Israeli Art:  Between East and West: The 1930s and 1940s, Avant Garde: The 1950s and 1960s, Local Art Between Wars, 1967-1982

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