Rechter | A Museum in a Small Town in the Middle East

Curator: Dana Gordon
Dec. 25, 2021 - June 18, 2022

The Israel Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Giardini, designed by Zeev Rechter and his son Yacov Rechter in 1952, precisely fits into the main exhibition gallery of the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, which was designed by Yacov Rechter and his son Amnon Rechter, and inaugurated in 2000; the two spaces are precisely the same volume. Following this realization, the idea emerged to explore all “Rechterian” architecture of art venues. It is interesting to examine the inter-generational principles that are common to these designs by Rechter Architects, and the distinctive qualities of the art venues that were constructed.

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