• Nahum Tevet

    Israel Museum

    Nahum Tevet lives and works in Tel Aviv, “the white city,” which is in the midst of a construction boom even as areas are deteriorating. His work reflects the quintessence of the city—its light and its air, and above all its indomitability. Despite the title of the current exhibition, “Works, 1994–2006,” the show begins with a key work from 1976 (though reworked in 2006), Pages from a Catalogue (Cézanne), 14 Times 81 x 65 cm, which gives a two-dimensional introduction to what lies ahead. Its monochromatic (off-white), De Stijl–like system of forms creates a tension that is repeated time and

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