Tel Aviv and Its Myths: A Stroll Through Israeli Art and Culture
Monday, 10am-11am PDT
Prerequisite Note: Due to the virtual setting of this class, you must have computer capability, including internet access, in order to participate. A camera is also optimal but not required.
Join us for a virtual stroll through the streets of Tel Aviv, where art historian and curator Prof. Dalia Manor will wind us through this bustling metropolis. Witness where the city was founded in 1909, explore a century of famous artists, architecture and events, and visit the street that started it all. Discover why the city was termed the "White City" and see Tel Aviv in an entirely new way!
Dalia Manor is an art historian, curator, critic and lecturer, specializing in modern Israeli art. Formerly (until January 2021) the Director and Chief Curator of The Negev Museum of Art in Be'er Sheva. Studied Art History at Tel Aviv University (B.A and M.A) and at SOAS, University of London (PhD). Her dissertation Art in Zion was published in 2005 by Routledge. Taught at several academic institutions, including Bezalel Academy, Tel Aviv University and Ben Gurion University (2004-2018). Published various scholarly articles on Israeli art in academic publications in English and in Hebrew, catalogue essays, book reviews and exhibition reviews. Curated numerous solo and group exhibitions as independent curator (1989-1993; 2005-2011) and at the Negev Museum of Art (2011-2020).