Ariel Aberg-Riger is a self-taught artist and visual storyteller who lives in Buffalo. By day, she works as a Creative Director in New York.
If Tel Aviv’s history is a story of sanctuary and self-isolation, then its buildings designed in the Bauhaus style are monuments to just that.
Editor’s note: For CityLab’s Building Bauhaus special report, visual storyteller Ariel Aberg-Riger explains how Tel Aviv’s concentration of Bauhaus architecture came to be and what it represents today.
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- “Bauhaus Fundaments” (PDF), RISD
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- “White City, Black City: Architecture and War in Tel Aviv and Jaffa” (Book), Sharon Rotbard
- “Tel Aviv’s Architectural Brutalism: Ugly, Hated, but Glad to be Gray,” Haaretz
- “Quick History: The Bauhaus and Its Influence,” Apartment Therapy