Etamar Beglikter’s series of works in The exhibition We’ve Struck Oil was made in response to the ecological disaster at the Evrona Nature Reserve in the south of Israel in early December 2014. Millions of liters of crude oil leaked from a pipeline, causing severe ecological damage....
Tel-Aviv based multi-disciplinary artist Etamar Beglikter has me both intrigued and perplexed. It is the cultural, social and ecological layers that are portrayed in his artworks that have me asking so many questions. Beglikter uses a range of multi-mediums like clay, plaster, tar and iron to create his art. I am particularly drawn to his
את העבודות של איתמר בגליקטר אפשר להגדיר כסוג מיוחד של 'שיבוש תרבות', ומבחינה זו הוא מצטרף לשורה ארוכה של אמנים ותיאורטיקנים שקראו תיגר על הסדר החברתי הקיים כדי להציג בפנינו נקודת תצפית בלתי צפויה על אודות התרבות בה אנו חיים.
"Like a moth to a flame - Traces of reality", The Kfar Saba Municipal Art Gallery, Kfar Saba
Text: Angela Levine, Midnight East, an online magazine
Butterflies, creatures that signify both beauty and frailty, are recurring motifs in sculptures and wall works by Etamar Beglikter whose show The Messenger held early last year dwelt on death and bereavement. The same themes are presented here.
The inspiration for Etamar Beglikter’s current exhibition, "The Messenger", is his relative, Yoni Max Mano, who committed suicide nearly half a year ago on Allenby Street in Tel Aviv. During the last period of his life, “Angel” or “Mala”, as referred to by his friends, lived and worked on Allenby Street. et.....
Etamar Beglikter (b. 1977) is a multidisciplinary artist that has participated in numerous group shows, such as in the Israel Museum and in the Centennial Exhibition for Bezalel held in the Luxembourg Museum of Paris.