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  • Gutman Museum of Art Gutman Museum of Art Artist view
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  • History A charming small museum in a 122 years old building in the first Jewish street in Neve Zedek then part of Jaffa. A charming small museum in a 122 years old building in the first Jewish street in Neve Zedek then part of Jaffa. Known as the Writers House: Between 1907 and 1914 the house was the center of Jewish intellectuals, even before the City of Tel Aviv was established. Known as the Writers House: Between 1907 and 1914 the house was the center of Jewish intellectuals, even before the City of Tel Aviv was established. From 1998 the building became the home of Nahum Gutman s Museum: Israel s most popular artist ever. From 1998 the building became the home of Nahum Gutman s Museum: Israel s most popular artist ever.
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  • The Pergament Wing The Pergament Wing In September of 2009 a new wing was opened doubling the size of the museum to 1600sq.mt. In September of 2009 a new wing was opened doubling the size of the museum to 1600sq.mt. The museum was reorganized and exhibition program upgraded The museum was reorganized and exhibition program upgraded The transformation was recognized by the public: private support is over 35% of our income and public support rose to a third from 22% The transformation was recognized by the public: private support is over 35% of our income and public support rose to a third from 22% The artist family donated some 8000 illustration and drawings to the museum The artist family donated some 8000 illustration and drawings to the museum
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  • Nahum Gutman: Painter, Illustratorand Writer Painter, Illustrator and Writer
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  • Why Gutman? Gutman described the Israeli soul while it was being formed with optimism, humor and the love of humanity. Why Gutman? Gutman described the Israeli soul while it was being formed with optimism, humor and the love of humanity. Gutman the ultimate Tel Aviv artist: The Mugrabi Sq. scene from the City Hall Fountain: The coffee shops, the Jewish builders, the national poet, Bialik with the kindergarten kids, Alenbi st. by the beach and the Professor who sold hot dogs. The entire city in one painting!
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  • Paintings and Drawings
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  • Gutman: The Children s Artist Every Israeli grows up with Every Israeli grows up with Gutmans books, stories and illustrations Gutmans books, stories and illustrations
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  • Exhibition Program Many Seas Many Seas The Enchanted Grove: Eroticism in Gutmans Painting The Enchanted Grove: Eroticism in Gutmans Painting Masterpieces from The Phoenix Assurance collection Masterpieces from The Phoenix Assurance collection From Gutmans Donkey to the Messiah Donkey From Gutmans Donkey to the Messiah Donkey Illustrations of the Bible stories Illustrations of the Bible stories Illustrations of Jewish Holidays Illustrations of Jewish Holidays Gutman Visits the Realm of Evil (Holocaust) Gutman Visits the Realm of Evil (Holocaust) Gutman at Home: Selection from Private Collections Gutman at Home: Selection from Private Collections Until 2005 mainly Gutmans paintings:
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  • Hebrew Illustrations - The International Period 1900 1925 Hebrew Illustrations - The International Period 1900 1925 Establishing Gutman Museum as the major museum for Illustrations and reading - learning Establishing Gutman Museum as the major museum for Illustrations and reading - learning Moving beyond Gutman
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  • Keeping up with the Times Dudu Geva: The contemporary Israeli generation. Cynical and sharp Illustrator of modern Tel Aviv. Gutman s disciple.
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  • Gutman lives Darom Darom: the changes in the Gutman urban enviroment over 80 years: a social and urban analysis Darom Darom: the changes in the Gutman urban enviroment over 80 years: a social and urban analysis The travel series : Four shows ending with Zulu in 9/2009 the opening show of the new wing focusing on the plight of refugees and other social and artistic issues The travel series : Four shows ending with Zulu in 9/2009 the opening show of the new wing focusing on the plight of refugees and other social and artistic issues Illustration of the articles of the Bill of Rights by Artists for Amnesty Illustration of the articles of the Bill of Rights by Artists for Amnesty
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  • Beyond Gutman Cont. Jaffa by Bokobza: Looking at old Jaffa residents with present day eyes and their ordeals thruout the years. Jaffa by Bokobza: Looking at old Jaffa residents with present day eyes and their ordeals thruout the years. Raad Halil: One of the first photographers in the Holy Land Documenting the land. But what does his documentary work mean in terms of who is a native? Raad Halil: One of the first photographers in the Holy Land Documenting the land. But what does his documentary work mean in terms of who is a native?
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  • 2012 shows Katmor and Third Eye: a fascinating period in the cultural development of Tel- Aviv Jaffa thru the works of Israels first true interdisciplinary artist Katmor and Third Eye: a fascinating period in the cultural development of Tel- Aviv Jaffa thru the works of Israels first true interdisciplinary artist Ora Eitan: a retrospective of Israels foremost illustrator winner of two Anderson prizes. Ora Eitan: a retrospective of Israels foremost illustrator winner of two Anderson prizes. An original exhibit designen especially for interactive parents children visits An original exhibit designen especially for interactive parents children visits Coming up in 2013 Mixed Cities in Israel: a long standin g issue in Israeli life Coming up in 2013 Mixed Cities in Israel: a long standin g issue in Israeli life
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  • Education is an Art with us We visit kindergartens and schools as far as Mitzpe Ramon and Yerucham in the south and Tuba Zangria Bedouin villages in the North. We visit kindergartens and schools as far as Mitzpe Ramon and Yerucham in the south and Tuba Zangria Bedouin villages in the North. We write and publish original education booklets which are used all over the country. We write and publish original education booklets which are used all over the country.
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  • The Education Continues Hundreds of teachers attended our seminars Hundreds of teachers attended our seminars Tens of Art kindergartens visited the museum Tens of Art kindergartens visited the museum A special summer camp for Arab and Jewish children from low income population from Jaffa A special summer camp for Arab and Jewish children from low income population from Jaffa An innovative second traveling exhibition to accompany an original play about Gutman by the National Children and Youth Theater (see next slide) An innovative second traveling exhibition to accompany an original play about Gutman by the National Children and Youth Theater (see next slide)
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  • Traveling Theater Exhibition folds into two golf bags
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  • Special series shows: The meaning of life An installation by Dina Shenhav predicting the nuclear catastrophe in Japan An installation by Dina Shenhav predicting the nuclear catastrophe in Japan Artist Hilevich and Writer Sobol Artist Hilevich and Writer Sobol and currently showing :Christian Boltanski- Heart Beats (summer 2012) and currently showing :Christian Boltanski- Heart Beats (summer 2012)
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  • Thank You The Gutman Museum of Art Tel: 972-3-5161970 Fax: 972-3-5161981 21 Rokach St., Neve Zedek, Tel Aviv 65148 info@gutmanmuseum.co.ilinfo@gutmanmuseum.co.il www.gutmanmuseum.co.il