Batia Apollo | Behind the Closed Door

Curators: Aya Lurie, Ori Drumer
July 23, 2022 - Dec. 3, 2022

Little has been written about the life and art of Batia Apollo (1946–2018). It is difficult to draw a coherent picture from the fragmented memories and partial facts that emerged from the stories of friends, acquaintances, and family members interviewed ahead of the exhibition, let alone to verify and organize her story on a timeline. The interviewees who were close to her maintained a certain distance, sharing little and reluctantly, protecting her privacy as she herself did zealously during her lifetime. Those who told about her spoke with longing, appreciation, and love.

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