I Had Dream…Janco / Rina Genussov
As a tribute to and inspired by the works of Marcel Janco in the permanent exhibition and as part of a new project, artists Lena and Oded Zaidel were invited to create works especially for the museum space.
The painting A Dream about Marcel Janco 1 depicts the artist Lena Zaidel dozing in her Jerusalem studio, her arm embracing a cardboard mask of Tristan Tzara, one of the founders of the Dada movement. In Zaidel’s painting this three-dimensional mask, which was created by Janco and is on exhibit in the museum’s permanent exhibition, has been turned into an expressive two-dimensional image cut off from its original context. Zaidel also draws inspiration here from the works of other well-known artists, such as Man Ray and Brâncuși.