Cultivating

Michal Fuchs art

Michal Fuchs Cultivating / Work in Progress, Model Eisen, Plexiglas, Erde, Weizen / 30cm x 30cm Photo: Marcel Noack Cultivating / Work in Progress, Model (made as part of the Symposium: Zeit, Raum, Land in Offspace Kaisitz, July-August 2021) Iron, Plexiglas, Earth, Wheat / 30 x 30cm (Exhibition view from Offspace Kaisitz) Cultivation (in three […]

The Patriot

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Michal Fuchs The Patriot, 2021 Concrete, Plastic / height approx. 40cm Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, 2021 „A desert plant, a cactus species named Indian or Mexican prickly pear takes a central place in Michal Fuchs’ plastic works. This species has become native to Israel only in the 1920s. It is characterized by fast spread, adaptability, quick and […]

Ishmael

Jewish art in Germany

Michal Fuchs Ishmael, 2015-2016 Artist’s book 300 X 310 mm Graphic: Etching. Print:Cliché stamping, digital print. Coptic binding. Paper: Japanese paper / Altworms: 230g, 300g/ Alster, 150g. The story of Ishmael is the origin of the separation between Judaism and Islam. While Isaac represents one of the most important roots of Judaism, Ishmael, his brother, […]

Disillusionment

Michal Fuchs Disillusionment, 2021 Concrete castingapprox. 50 cm high, approx. 2 meter long Ausstellungsansicht: A&O Galerie, Leipzig. Fotos: Mirsini Artakianou In her sculptural works, the artist continues to question our self-attribution of cultural identity and those identities placed on us by others. In the floor sculpture ‘Disillusionment’ (2021), the artist deconstructs cultural identity metaphors inspired […]

Be’Makbil

Michal Fuchs Be’Makbil / In parallel , 2017 InstallationHandmade paper with watermark, Nylon wires, copperAll together: 1000mm X 1700mm This new calendar is based on the month of Mai 1948: The founding of the Israeli State: the Nakkba and the independent day. In this new calendar, the Hebrew (jewish) calendar is combined together with the […]

The wanderer

Michal Fuchs Der Wanderer, 2019-20 Installation in the Nikolai church in Eisenach, Germany wood, glass, Water, Plants, 4 Podest, Each one: 2 meter x 60cm x 30cm Exhibition view: A&O Gallerie, Leipzig, 2022 Photo: Brigita Kasperaitė The Israeli artist Michal Fuchs engages with important topics such as »belonging«, »origins« and »exile« and integrates these questions into […]

Going down from the land (VS.2)

Michal Fuchs Going down from the land (Vs.2) 2020 Concrete, Iron casting, Rost concrete tiles: each 30x30x2,5cm / Iron plants: each 50-100cm high Foto: Brigita Kasperaitė One historical source of Fuchs’ works is the legend of the Eternal Jew. It dates back to Christianity’s anti-Judaism, which emerged in the 17th century and gave the name to […]

Going down from the land

Michal Fuchs Going down from the land 2020 Installation, Iron and Aluminum casting, wires, Plastic, water, aluminium profiles, Infusion equipmentCactus: approx. 1 meter high, approx. 70cm diameter / Plants: approx. 24 pieces, each 50-100cm high /pools: approx. 7 pieces, Squares and rectangles, 50-100cm wide / 50-100cm long / 3 cm high Two images are set […]

Mesusa

Michal Fuchs Mesusa, 2018 Wall Installation Steel, Laser cut 400cm x 230cm x x1,2mm Photo: Brigita Kasperaitė, A&O Galerie, Leipzig In her work “Mezuzah (Mezuzah)” Fuchs interprets a Jewish tradition. Mezuzah refers to a writing capsule that is attached to doorposts. Inside the capsule is a klaf, an inscribed parchment with a text of 713 letters, each […]

Tefillin, Ktiv hasar

Michal Fuchs Tefillin, Ktiv hasar, 2018 Installation / performance played by Hannes Lingenspaper, Laser cutEach 60cm X 4 meter https://player.vimeo.com/video/299622824?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 Tefillin, Ktiv hasar’ is an interpretation of a daily ritual which take place in the jewish tradition. A big part of the people which make the Tefillin ceremony are secular Jews. The five hanging paper rolles represent […]