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Statement

Eli Gur Arie’s exhibition relates to the possibility of an apocalyptic event and its ecological and biological consequences. Gur Arie employs the aesthetic of a consumer society, obsessed with the superficial, in order to formulate a critique of contemporary society.

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Eli Gur Arie's works suggest the dreadful possibility of an apocalyptic event brought about by our treatment of existing ecosystems and the systematic ravaging of biological, ecological, and geographic fabrics by entire societies, to the point of total destruction.
His works are akin to "survival proposals" in a post-apocalyptic world. He thus constructs closed systems, essentially …

Eli Gur Arie's works suggest the dreadful possibility of an apocalyptic event brought about by our treatment of existing ecosystems and the systematic ravaging of biological, ecological, and geographic fabrics by entire societies, to the point of total destruction.
His works are akin to "survival proposals" in a post-apocalyptic world. He thus constructs closed systems, essentially mechanical, introducing options, mutations, and rescue strategies. Aesthetically, these "rescue proposals" range from surrealism to hyperrealism, but they also belong in an age-old tradition …

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Location

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 27 Shaul Hamelech Blvd
Tel Aviv, IL