Past Exhibitions

Walter Benjamin: Exilic Archive

Walter Benjamin:
Exilic Archive

The exhibition presents selected items from the archive of Walter Benjamin, one of the most prominent philosophers and cultural critics of the 20th century, together with works of art that refer
to them.
Participating artists: Leonor Antunes,
Uri Aran, Avner Ben Gal, Yona Friedman, Dor Guez, Paul Klee,
Sarah Ortmeyer, Eli Petel, Sigal Primor, Haim Steinbach, Micha Ullman,
Yonatan Vinitsky, Shahar Yahalom.

The exhibition is held with the cooperation of the Walter Benjamin Archive; Hamburg Foundation for the Advancement of Research and Culture; major funding for the exhibition and brochure was provided by The David Berg Foundation, New York
With support from the Goethe Institute to mark 50 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany
Also supported by the French Institute; Akademie Der Kunste, Berlin; The French Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art; Rivka Saker; and Mati Broudo


Wednesday 04 November 2015


Saturday 06 February 2016


Charles and Evelyn Kramer Galleries, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Sculpture Gallery, Main Building

Guest curators:

Noam Segal, Raphael Zagury-Orly

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  • Drawing in a letter from Walter Benjamin to Gershom Scholem 17 December 1921, National Library, Israel
  • תרגילים בעברית מוולטר בנימין לגרשם שלום 22 במאי 1929 באדיבות ארכיון ולטר בנימין