Hagit Barkai is an artist and professor, somewhat new to the Charlotte area. Her work in incredibly beautiful and intriguing, and we’re so glad she’s part of our community. HappeningsCLT: Describe yourself in three words. Hagit Barkai: Sign without meaning. There is a line that stayed with me from a Heidegger book I read called What Is Called Thinking. He mentioned that Hoelderlin said “we are a sign that is not read.” I think about it as a sign that carries no fixed meaning and it makes me laugh
Looking back at us with a mixture of intent, fear, and defiance, Hagit Barkai’s paintings increasingly implicate viewers in the process of seeing. Her haunting images do not smooth over disruption and anxiety. Instead, they open the abyss between knowledge and unintelligibility.
Religion Professor Hun Lye and Davidson student Audrey Gyurgyik guide private viewing rooms at the opening of Hagit Barkai’s exhibit in the Van Every Gallery, “It looks Something Like This.” The oil paintings will be on display until Dec. 7.
srael was the birthplace and cultural crucible where Hagit Barkai witnessed meaningful battles waged in the name of selfhood, as well as deaf and blind walls erected to keep the Other out. A growing rift between the culture of the Diaspora and the culture of the Settlers happening while...
The Facebook invitation for "Additional Support" at SpaceTaker's ARC Gallery curated by Lindsey Peyton briefly described the show as "exploring the body's need for support - for aesthetic enhancement, for physical augmentation, and for societal acceptance - and
Painter Hagit Barkai has lived in Houston only since September. But when ConcealDisclose , her two-person exhibition with photographer Tala Vahabzadeh, opens tonight at Art League Houston, she’ll already have fulfilled a dream that might have been difficult to realize in her native country,
While contemporary art has long inclined toward personal expression and individual concerns, current events have inspired many artists to politicize their aesthetic and conceptual approaches. These artists, moreover, have gone beyond exploring subcultures and bringing little-
CAA initiated the program in 1993 to help student artists and art historians bridge the gap between their graduate studies and professional careers. The program’s main purpose is to support outstanding students from socially and economically diverse backgrounds who have