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Arieh Sharon: Architect of the State

Arieh Sharon: Architect of the State

The first retrospective exhibition featuring the works of one of Israel's architectural forefathers. Arieh Sharon, a graduate of the Bauhaus School, planned over 600 projects, including kibbutzim, office blocks, hospitals
and university campuses. Sharon was the architect of the first masterplan of Israel, at the office of Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. The exhibition presents a critical view of Sharon's work in architectural and historical contexts.

The exhibition is supported by The Azrieli Foundation and the Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage

OPENING DATE:

Friday 13 April 2018

CLOSING DATE:

Saturday 27 October 2018

LOCATION:

Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Main Building

CURATOR:

Dr. Eran Neumann

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  • Arieh Sharon, Haifa, 1958
  • General Assembly Hall Ife University, Nigeria, 1972–76 (with Eldar Sharon): View from the west Photographer unknown; collection of Yael Aloni
  • Ichilov Hospital Tel Aviv, 1948–61 (with Benjamin Idelson): Main building, south facade Photo: Paul Gross; collection of Yael Aloni
  • Kinarot convalescent home Tiberias, 1967–73 (with Eldar Sharon): View from the south Photo: Ran Erde; collection of Yael Aloni
  • Lessin House Weizmann Street, Tel Aviv, 1948–53 (interior changed; Rokach Prize, 1957); Back facade Photo: Yitzhak Kalter; collection of Yael Aloni
  • Map from the book Physical Planning in Israel, 1951 Watercolor on cardboard Collection of Yael Aloni