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The Paintings are Nearly Gone

The Jerusalem Artist's House  |  Curator: Tali Ben Nun  |  2015
Part of the exhibition "Gatherer / Nonfunctional Display" 

"Dana Darvish furnishes absence with a physical presence, inviting the viewer to dive in. In "The Paintings are Nearly Gone" she presents a photograph of Pierre Jahan documenting one of the Louver halls on the eve of the German invasion of France in 1939, after his major works had been removed to a safe haven. The photograph perpetuates the visual aspect of the avoid as evidence of the historical and political repercussions determining the destiny of the finds..."

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