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(VII) Img. ID: 1257 TV Wall, Acrylic on canvas, New York City
Jerusalem, 1984-92 edit
Category: Modern Jewish Art

General Document

2 Name/Title TV Wall | Unknown
3a Object Painting
3b Object Detail Acrylic on canvas
4a Artist/ Maker Sgan-Cohen, Michael (painter, 1944-1999) (Unknown)
5 Date 1984-92
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin USA | New York | New York City
Israel/Eretz Israel | Jerusalem
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Jerusalem | Sgan-Cohen, M.
10 Location Israel | Jerusalem | Israel Museum (IM)
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Israel, Map of
Tablets of the Law
Tower of David מגדל דוד
God, Hand of
Columns | TV Israel, Map of Land of Israel, Tables of the Covenant, Rainbow, Flower, Conversation, Bell, Bull as one of the Zodiac signs, Tower of David, Book, Portrait, Ten, Nude, Perspective, Eye, Pyramide, Face, Hand of God, Tree, Column
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 721-14 (general picture).
19a Scan No.
20 Description The TV Serias was created in the years 1984-1992, in both NY and Israel. It represents painted TV screens in showing diffrent subjects all in painted TV sets frames of the late 70s-mid 80s. It includs two kinds of work: 1. TV Wall. includes 20 TV screens of 210 x 300 mm hanged in 5 lines of four screens each and a small plate below them (see MA.2085.1), in which is written in Latine cursive, white letters on yellow background: recondite. The order of the screens, left to right: upper line: conversation (interview), Tables of Convenant, flag, bell; second line: rainbow, flower, bull, Tower of David; third line: book, ten, flag (Japan), nude. Fourth line: perspective (man), eye (pyramide), mask, tree; Buttom line: colunm, mask, hand of god, map (Land of Israel). 2. different screens, mostly lager than the TV Wall, created in mid 80s early 90s.
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
A picture is painted in various techniques of acrylic color on canvas within a painted trame of a TV set.
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors
25k Construction Material

26 Measurements
26a Height 415mm (TVs), 210mm (recondite), 166cm. (the whole installation).
26b Length
26c Width
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 Summary and Remarks
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
Exhibitions: "1978-Until Here", Ramat-Gan, 1994.
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
015 | 079
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Ma.2085.1
:MED : Acrylic on canvas.
:MW : 510mm. (TVs), 300mm. (recondite), 209mm (the wholeinstallation)

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter D.P. 6.95 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a