Assaf Evron | Basel Street 54 | Trait pour trait: Portrait of the Museum

Curator: Aya Lurie
Sep. 16, 2017 - Feb. 3, 2018

For several years now, the artistic explorations of Assaf Evron (b. 1977) have centered on architectural ornament and decoration. In the current exhibition, he presents ornamental elements taken from the Brutalist concrete building of the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (designed by the architectural office Rechter-Zarhy-Peri between 1965 and 1975), and from its immediate urban vicinity. The sculptural collection on view is unique to Herzliya and, at the same time, captures an aesthetic look characteristic of Israeli suburban urbanism of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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