Small museums to visit over Passover

The Nachum Gutman Museum, Tel Aviv If you find yourself walking through the charming Neveh Tzedek neighborhood in southwestern Tel Aviv during the Passover vacation, make sure to visit the Nachum Gutman Museum of Art.Gutman (1898-1980) was one of Israel’s first artists to break away from the standard European tradition of art, rejoicing in Israel’s vibrant Mediterranean colors and brilliant light. His paintings and drawings show sunny scenes typical of Tel Aviv in his day, such as fishermen hauling in a net full of colorful fish; a crowded beachside cafe; a horse-drawn carriage with two veiled women peering out. Arab women are a theme often repeated in Gutman’s work.

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