Bezalel on Tour celebrates the 106th anniversary of Bezalel, Israel‘s oldest institute of higher education and a leading international academy of art, design and architecture. Curated by the head of the Ceramics and Glass Design Department, Muli Ben Sasson, the exhibition includes the best of the contemporary works of Bezalel graduates from the last five years from all of Bezalel’s Academic Departments: Fine Arts, Architecture, Photography, Ceramic and Glass Design, Industrial Design, Jewelry and Fashion, Visual Communication and Screen-Based Arts, as well as works from its graduate programs: Master of Design and Master in Fine Arts.

The Bezalel on Tour Exhibition has been made possible through the generosity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Israel, The David Berg Foundation, Friends of Bezalel and Sotheby’s.

The exhibition runs through January 13, 2013.

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More than 100 years after it was founded by Lithuanian Jewish artist and sculptor, Boris Schatz, Bezalel continues to deliver its message of contemporary Israeli art as innovative and groundbreaking, fueled by local materials and creating a powerful international presence. During the past three years alone Bezalel Academy has exhibited in Orangerie du Sénat, Luxembourg Gardens in Paris, Universität der Künste Berlin, Sotheby’s London and Milan Design Week, among other prestigious venues.