Obj. ID: 593
Modern Jewish Art Michael Sgan-Cohen, TV Series
The TV Serias was created in the years 1984-1992 in both New York and Israel. It represents painted TV screens showing different subjects in painted TV set frames from the late 70s-mid 80s. It includes two kinds of work:
1. TV Wall: including 20 TV screens of 210 x 300 mm hung in 5 lines of four screens each and a small plate below them (see MA.2085.1), on which is written in Latin cursive with yellow letters on a white background: recondite. The order of the screens is 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 (pyramid), mask, tree; Buttom line: colunm, mask, hand of god, map (Land of Israel).
2. Different screens, mostly larger than the TV Wall, created in mid 80s early 90s.
| J-m, M. Sgan-Cohen.
T | Tablets of the Law
N | Noah | Noah, the Flood Story | Noah Covenant with God | Rainbow
O | Ornamentation: | Foliate and floral ornaments | Flower
B | Bell
J | Jerusalem | Sites in Jerusalem: | Tower of David מגדל דוד
G | God | God, Hand of
C | 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