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Alma Itzhaky Alma Itzhaky, (b. 1984) lives and works in Tel Aviv, has received her Fine Arts Diploma from Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College (2005), and graduated the Advanced Interdisciplinary Studio Program at Hamidrasha School of Art (2012). Currently, Itzhaky is teaching at the interdisciplinary art department at the Shenkar Academy. Itzhaky’s paintings […]

Alon Kedem b.1982, Israel lives and works in Jerusalem ” I like the mess of painting: a wild space of diverse occurrences, a jumbled language, blowing in the wind, unraveled. Sunset transforms into a sign which transforms into a screen which transforms into a painting. Meaning is superimposed upon meaning, language upon language. Almost an […]

Alona Harpaz Born in 1971 Tel Aviv, Israel Lives and works in Berlin, Germany Education 1995-1999 BA HaMidrasha, The Art teacher’s training college, Ramat Hasharon, Israel 1993-1995 International Center of Photography, New York 1991-1993 Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel 1985-1989 Wizo Tsarfat High school, Photography Department, Tel Aviv, Israel Selected Solo Exhibitions […]

Amit Cabessa Happiness “In my work, I try to create a sense of disappearance: the character’s physical attributes slowly dissolve as a void is formed. As opposed to the massiveness of the surroundings, the individual emerges in its singularity, with the potential to spread into a larger metaphysical unity.  By using a concoction of images […]

Andreas Golinski Born in the Ruhrgebiet city of Essen, the artist Andreas Golinski has studied in Basel and lives part time in Italy. Although his works contain an inherent social criticism, they remain private and even intimate. He lets collective fears, childhood traumas and desires take shape in his bulky, raw works. Steel, glass, black […]

Arik Miranda Born in Israel, 1972 Lives and works in Tel Aviv Education 1997-1998 Hamidrasha School of Visual Art, Beit Berl College, Israel 1995-1997 Avni Institute of Art and Design, Tel Aviv Solo Exhibitions 2012 ‘The Luckiest People in the World’, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv 2011 ‘Summer’, Gallery 39 for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv […]

Benni Efrat Benni Efrat immigrated to Palestine in 1947. From 1959 to 1961, he studied at the Avni Institute of Art and Design in Tel Aviv under Yehezkel Streichman  (1906–1993). From 1966 to 1976, he lived in London, where he studied at Saint Martin’s School of Art in London. Benni Efrat was one of the […]

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BRIAN ALFRED (b. 1974 in Pittsburgh, PA) Brian Alfred lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Alfred received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1997 from Pennsylvania State University and his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1999 from Yale University. In his paintings, collages, and digital animations, Brian Alfred surveys the urban landscape and […]

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Darren Goins Lives and works in Los Angeles Education: 2004-2009 Univeresity of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC BFA:Photography and Printmaking, Minor in Art History Awards + Experience: 2013 FCA Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, NY 2012-13 Public art commission, NYCDOT, New York, NY 2011-12 Artist in residence, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, […]

Hillel Roman “…The significance of the concrete versus the metaphorical, the human desire to get through the metaphor and to touch, the vain struggle to bridge the distance between the eye and the hand. Maybe that is the” privilege of the painter/sculptor, and the source of his relevance, despite it all. In any case, I […]

Igael Tumarkin (born 1933,   Dresden, Germany) Igael Tumarkin, a distinguished Israeli artist with decades of an intensely creative career in the course of which his work has been constantly in the public eye. Though born in Germany he is considered the most Israeli of local artists. Working with Hezi Cohen Gallery for more than two […]

Ilan Baruch (Born in 1974, Jerusalem) Ilan Baruch was born in 1974, to a religious family from the Geula neighborhood in Jerusalem. In 1988 he began his studies at the School of Painting and Sculpture founded by Rabbi Adin Steinzaltz, where he met painter Lillian Klapisch, who taught there at the time. In 1992 Klapisch exhibited […]

JAN TICHY Born in Prague, 1974 Lives and works in Chicago Education 2007-2009 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sculpture Department, MFA 2005-2007 Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv, Advanced Studies in Fine Art 1999-2002 Jerusalem School of Photography & New Media, Photography Department 1995-1999 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Political Science […]

Klone B. 1983 in Kharkov, Ukraine, currently lives and works in Tel Aviv. Influenced by his childhood emigration from the Ukraine to Israel, Klone’s initial practice of tagging and graffiti were personal challenges to themes of diaspora. This urban tradition allowed him to take ownership of his surrounding and localize an often hostile and alienating […]

Lea Nikel Born in the Ukraine in 1918, Lea Nikel immigrated to Palestine at the age of two. She grew up in Tel Aviv, studied with Gliksberg, Stematsky and Streichman. To continue her studies she travelled to Paris, where she lived and worked between 1950-1961,an important decade in the history of postwar European art. Nikel […]

Leo Ray Born in 1950, in Vilnius, Lithuania, Since 1991 lives in Tel Aviv, Israel. Graduated Vilnius University and Vilnius Academy of Arts Works in painting, graphics, small-scale sculpture. Head of the painting program in BASIS School of Sculpture (2006-2014). Selected Solo Exhibitions 2017 Collages, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv Infinite Painting, St. Louis University […]

Lothar Hempel Born in Cologne, 1966 Lives and works in Berlin Education 1987–1992 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf Selected Solo Exhibitions 2014 People Like You Make It Easy, Anton Kern Gallery, New York Mäusebunker, The Kitchen, New York, NY 2013 Loneliness is a cloak you wear, a deep shade of blue is always there, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin Lothar […]

Madeleine Boschan born 1979, lives and works in Berlin. Since 2008 she has participated in numerous institutional exhibitions throughout Europe and North America, amongst others: ACLA – Art Center Los Angeles. Autocenter, Berlin. b-05, Montabaur. Castlefield Gallery, Manchester. Daimler Contemporary, Berlin. Einraumhaus, Mannheim. Enea, Rapperswil-Jona. Forgotten Bar, Berlin. Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck. Galerie Klaus Gerrit […]

Matthew Chambers Born 1982, Boise, ID Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA Education MFA Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA, 2006 BFA University of Miami, Miami, FL, 2004 Selected Solo and Duo Exhibitions 2015 Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY 2014 Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, with Brendan Fowler […]

Meir Pichhadze Meir Pichhadze was born in 1955 in Georgia. He has emerged as one the most prominent and leading painters in Israel. His work was featured in several exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including at the Hezi Cohen Gallery, which represents the artist’s estate. Pichhadze initiated his art journey when together with his […]

Michal Rovner Rovner (b. 1957, Israel) work in video, sculpture, drawing, sound, and installation reflects on the continuum of human experience. Her work defines an evocative language of abstraction, dealing with themes such as time, history, and science. While generally avoiding specific issues or events, Rovner’s work shifts between the poetic and the political, and […]

Nahum Tevet 1946 – Born  in Kibbutz Messilot, Israel 1969-70 – Studied  painting with painter  Raffi Lavie since 1973 – Lives and works in Tel Aviv 1980-2013 – Professor  at the Fine Art Department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem 2001-2010 – Head of the Master’s Degree Program in Fine Art, Bezalel Academy of […]

Nir Harel Born in Israel, 1978 Lives and works in Tel Aviv Education 2009-2010 MFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Tel Aviv 2009 Student Exchange, New School, New York 2000-2004 BFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem 2003 Student Exchange, Slade, London Solo Exhibitions 2014 New Family, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv Changing […]

Nirit Takele Born in Ethiopia in 1985, Takele immigrated to Israel in 1991 in “Operation Solomon” an Israeli military operation that transported more than 14,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel in 36 hours. Although she grew up with very few memories of her childhood in Ethiopia, Nirit has been painting from a very young age practicing […]

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Ori Reisman Reisman was born 1924, Tel Yoseph, Israel. He participated in Aklim Group (founded 1974). He died in 1991. He studied at the studio of Yitzhak Frenkel, Tel Aviv in 1939 and at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, with Jean Souverbie’s Monumental Art Workshop from 1951 to 1953. He taugh at the Kibbutz Cabri, […]

Rami Maymon Rami Maymon Born in Israel, 1976 Lives and works in Tel Aviv Education 2001-2003 MFA, Bezalel Graduate of Fine Art Program, Tel Aviv 1995-1999 BFA, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem 1998 Cooper Union of Art and Science, Manhattan, NY Solo Exhibitions 2015/16 Further Reading, the Lauren and Mitchell Presser Photography Award […]

Ron Amir Ron Amir (b. 1973, Israel) engages in long-term projects, highlighting politically, socially, culturally, and economically marginalized communities. His practice is characterized by the use of an analog camera to produce large-format photographs, thus necessitating a slow and deliberate working process, turning the camera itself into a tool for social interaction. Amir chooses to […]

Rona Stern Born in Israel, 1984. Education 2017-2019 Meisterschuler at the Intermedia class of Prof. Alba D’Urbano,HGB, Hochschule fur Grafik and Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany 2008-2011 B.Ed.F.A. Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Israel Solo Exhibitions 2018 Those who cannot remember the past are destined to repeat it, Tobacna 001 Culture Center, Ljublijana, Slovenia 2017 […]

Shay Kun Born in Israel in 1974. Lives and works in New York. Known for his hyper-surrealist style. As an artist who is firmly averse to painting from the real-world, Shay’s central focus is to contrast the decay of the artificial with that of the natural to create an organic digital removal from the original […]

Siglit Landau At her core Landau is a sculptress; her work keeps a vibrant continuity between the formative living act of creating, and the final restive product created. She is best known for her epic multimedia installations which explore the complexities of living in a divided, traumatic geographical reality, arguably one of the most conflict […]

Tai Shani Born 1976, London Solo Exhibitions & Projects 2011: Anti-Antigone End Time , FRAC Nord Pas de Calais for Loop, Barcelona 2010: W.O.W. Noumenon Dilation: Reduced to 3 Artprojx, London Last Night I Dreamt I was Venus… Barbican, London Tai Shani ICA Screentest ICA London 2009: Empire and Daughter Isotope Spike Island /The Arnolfini, […]

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Tsibi Geva Tsibi Geva is one of Israel’s most prominent and influential artists. Born in 1951 in Kibbutz Ein Shemer, Israel, Geva lives and works in Tel Aviv and New York. Since 1979 he has exhibited extensively worldwide. Solo exhibitions include the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (1984); Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (1985); Tel Aviv Museum […]

Uri Katzenstein  Uri Katzenstein studied at the San Francisco Art Institute in the late 1970s, and after receiving his MFA moved to New York City where he lived and worked throughout the 1980s. His early performance works were regularly presented at such legendary performance venues as The Kitchen, the No Se No Social Club, Brooklyn […]

Uri Radovan Born in 1971, Jerusalem Lives and works in Tel Aviv Uri Radovan’s work is characterized by the use of found materials, accompanied by intricate content that communicates simultaneously on two levels: the social and political as opposed to the personal and emotional. The works in the exhibition are created by low-tech means: the […]

Vik Muniz  Vik Muniz was born as Vicente José de Oliveira Muniz to a working-class family in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1961. Relocating to the United States in 1983, he has since become one of the best-known contemporary Brazilian artists working today. He lives and works in New York and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Muniz has […]

Yehezkel Sreichman Biographical Notes: (b. 1906) in Zapyškis, Lithuania. Lived and worked in Tel Aviv. The Israeli representative at the Venice Biennale 1948, 1954, and 1966, Italy The Israeli representative at the São Paulo Biennale 1955, Brazil Education 1928-1931 Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy 1927 Architecture, Paris, France 1924-1926 Bezalel Academy of Arts and […]

Zigi Ben-Haim (b.1945 in Bagdad, Iraq),At the age of five his family fled the country to Israel via Iran. Zigi Ben-Haim spent most of his adolescence in Tel-Aviv and studied at The Avni Institute of Fine Arts from 1966 to 1970. After he moved to the United States, he enrolled in the California College of […]

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Alma Itzhaky Alma Itzhaky, (b. 1984) lives and works in Tel Aviv, has received her Fine Arts Diploma from Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College (2005), and graduated the Advanced Interdisciplinary Studio Program at Hamidrasha School of Art (2012). Currently, Itzhaky is teaching at the interdisciplinary art department at the Shenkar Academy. Itzhaky’s paintings […]

Alon Kedem b.1982, Israel lives and works in Jerusalem ” I like the mess of painting: a wild space of diverse occurrences, a jumbled language, blowing in the wind, unraveled. Sunset transforms into a sign which transforms into a screen which transforms into a painting. Meaning is superimposed upon meaning, language upon language. Almost an […]

Alona Harpaz Born in 1971 Tel Aviv, Israel Lives and works in Berlin, Germany Education 1995-1999 BA HaMidrasha, The Art teacher’s training college, Ramat Hasharon, Israel 1993-1995 International Center of Photography, New York 1991-1993 Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel 1985-1989 Wizo Tsarfat High school, Photography Department, Tel Aviv, Israel Selected Solo Exhibitions […]

Amit Cabessa Happiness “In my work, I try to create a sense of disappearance: the character’s physical attributes slowly dissolve as a void is formed. As opposed to the massiveness of the surroundings, the individual emerges in its singularity, with the potential to spread into a larger metaphysical unity.  By using a concoction of images […]

Andreas Golinski Born in the Ruhrgebiet city of Essen, the artist Andreas Golinski has studied in Basel and lives part time in Italy. Although his works contain an inherent social criticism, they remain private and even intimate. He lets collective fears, childhood traumas and desires take shape in his bulky, raw works. Steel, glass, black […]

Arik Miranda Born in Israel, 1972 Lives and works in Tel Aviv Education 1997-1998 Hamidrasha School of Visual Art, Beit Berl College, Israel 1995-1997 Avni Institute of Art and Design, Tel Aviv Solo Exhibitions 2012 ‘The Luckiest People in the World’, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv 2011 ‘Summer’, Gallery 39 for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv […]

Benni Efrat Benni Efrat immigrated to Palestine in 1947. From 1959 to 1961, he studied at the Avni Institute of Art and Design in Tel Aviv under Yehezkel Streichman  (1906–1993). From 1966 to 1976, he lived in London, where he studied at Saint Martin’s School of Art in London. Benni Efrat was one of the […]

Brendan Fowler – CV

BRIAN ALFRED (b. 1974 in Pittsburgh, PA) Brian Alfred lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Alfred received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1997 from Pennsylvania State University and his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1999 from Yale University. In his paintings, collages, and digital animations, Brian Alfred surveys the urban landscape and […]

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Darren Goins Lives and works in Los Angeles Education: 2004-2009 Univeresity of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC BFA:Photography and Printmaking, Minor in Art History Awards + Experience: 2013 FCA Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, NY 2012-13 Public art commission, NYCDOT, New York, NY 2011-12 Artist in residence, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, […]

Hillel Roman “…The significance of the concrete versus the metaphorical, the human desire to get through the metaphor and to touch, the vain struggle to bridge the distance between the eye and the hand. Maybe that is the” privilege of the painter/sculptor, and the source of his relevance, despite it all. In any case, I […]

Igael Tumarkin (born 1933,   Dresden, Germany) Igael Tumarkin, a distinguished Israeli artist with decades of an intensely creative career in the course of which his work has been constantly in the public eye. Though born in Germany he is considered the most Israeli of local artists. Working with Hezi Cohen Gallery for more than two […]

Ilan Baruch (Born in 1974, Jerusalem) Ilan Baruch was born in 1974, to a religious family from the Geula neighborhood in Jerusalem. In 1988 he began his studies at the School of Painting and Sculpture founded by Rabbi Adin Steinzaltz, where he met painter Lillian Klapisch, who taught there at the time. In 1992 Klapisch exhibited […]

JAN TICHY Born in Prague, 1974 Lives and works in Chicago Education 2007-2009 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sculpture Department, MFA 2005-2007 Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv, Advanced Studies in Fine Art 1999-2002 Jerusalem School of Photography & New Media, Photography Department 1995-1999 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Political Science […]

Klone B. 1983 in Kharkov, Ukraine, currently lives and works in Tel Aviv. Influenced by his childhood emigration from the Ukraine to Israel, Klone’s initial practice of tagging and graffiti were personal challenges to themes of diaspora. This urban tradition allowed him to take ownership of his surrounding and localize an often hostile and alienating […]

Lea Nikel Born in the Ukraine in 1918, Lea Nikel immigrated to Palestine at the age of two. She grew up in Tel Aviv, studied with Gliksberg, Stematsky and Streichman. To continue her studies she travelled to Paris, where she lived and worked between 1950-1961,an important decade in the history of postwar European art. Nikel […]

Leo Ray Born in 1950, in Vilnius, Lithuania, Since 1991 lives in Tel Aviv, Israel. Graduated Vilnius University and Vilnius Academy of Arts Works in painting, graphics, small-scale sculpture. Head of the painting program in BASIS School of Sculpture (2006-2014). Selected Solo Exhibitions 2017 Collages, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv Infinite Painting, St. Louis University […]

Lothar Hempel Born in Cologne, 1966 Lives and works in Berlin Education 1987–1992 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf Selected Solo Exhibitions 2014 People Like You Make It Easy, Anton Kern Gallery, New York Mäusebunker, The Kitchen, New York, NY 2013 Loneliness is a cloak you wear, a deep shade of blue is always there, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin Lothar […]

Madeleine Boschan born 1979, lives and works in Berlin. Since 2008 she has participated in numerous institutional exhibitions throughout Europe and North America, amongst others: ACLA – Art Center Los Angeles. Autocenter, Berlin. b-05, Montabaur. Castlefield Gallery, Manchester. Daimler Contemporary, Berlin. Einraumhaus, Mannheim. Enea, Rapperswil-Jona. Forgotten Bar, Berlin. Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck. Galerie Klaus Gerrit […]

Matthew Chambers Born 1982, Boise, ID Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA Education MFA Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA, 2006 BFA University of Miami, Miami, FL, 2004 Selected Solo and Duo Exhibitions 2015 Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY 2014 Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, with Brendan Fowler […]

Meir Pichhadze Meir Pichhadze was born in 1955 in Georgia. He has emerged as one the most prominent and leading painters in Israel. His work was featured in several exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including at the Hezi Cohen Gallery, which represents the artist’s estate. Pichhadze initiated his art journey when together with his […]

Michal Rovner Rovner (b. 1957, Israel) work in video, sculpture, drawing, sound, and installation reflects on the continuum of human experience. Her work defines an evocative language of abstraction, dealing with themes such as time, history, and science. While generally avoiding specific issues or events, Rovner’s work shifts between the poetic and the political, and […]

Nahum Tevet 1946 – Born  in Kibbutz Messilot, Israel 1969-70 – Studied  painting with painter  Raffi Lavie since 1973 – Lives and works in Tel Aviv 1980-2013 – Professor  at the Fine Art Department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem 2001-2010 – Head of the Master’s Degree Program in Fine Art, Bezalel Academy of […]

Nir Harel Born in Israel, 1978 Lives and works in Tel Aviv Education 2009-2010 MFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Tel Aviv 2009 Student Exchange, New School, New York 2000-2004 BFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem 2003 Student Exchange, Slade, London Solo Exhibitions 2014 New Family, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv Changing […]

Nirit Takele Born in Ethiopia in 1985, Takele immigrated to Israel in 1991 in “Operation Solomon” an Israeli military operation that transported more than 14,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel in 36 hours. Although she grew up with very few memories of her childhood in Ethiopia, Nirit has been painting from a very young age practicing […]

CV_Noga Shtainer_2019

Ori Reisman Reisman was born 1924, Tel Yoseph, Israel. He participated in Aklim Group (founded 1974). He died in 1991. He studied at the studio of Yitzhak Frenkel, Tel Aviv in 1939 and at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, with Jean Souverbie’s Monumental Art Workshop from 1951 to 1953. He taugh at the Kibbutz Cabri, […]

Rami Maymon Rami Maymon Born in Israel, 1976 Lives and works in Tel Aviv Education 2001-2003 MFA, Bezalel Graduate of Fine Art Program, Tel Aviv 1995-1999 BFA, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem 1998 Cooper Union of Art and Science, Manhattan, NY Solo Exhibitions 2015/16 Further Reading, the Lauren and Mitchell Presser Photography Award […]

Ron Amir Ron Amir (b. 1973, Israel) engages in long-term projects, highlighting politically, socially, culturally, and economically marginalized communities. His practice is characterized by the use of an analog camera to produce large-format photographs, thus necessitating a slow and deliberate working process, turning the camera itself into a tool for social interaction. Amir chooses to […]

Rona Stern Born in Israel, 1984. Education 2017-2019 Meisterschuler at the Intermedia class of Prof. Alba D’Urbano,HGB, Hochschule fur Grafik and Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany 2008-2011 B.Ed.F.A. Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Israel Solo Exhibitions 2018 Those who cannot remember the past are destined to repeat it, Tobacna 001 Culture Center, Ljublijana, Slovenia 2017 […]

Shay Kun Born in Israel in 1974. Lives and works in New York. Known for his hyper-surrealist style. As an artist who is firmly averse to painting from the real-world, Shay’s central focus is to contrast the decay of the artificial with that of the natural to create an organic digital removal from the original […]

Siglit Landau At her core Landau is a sculptress; her work keeps a vibrant continuity between the formative living act of creating, and the final restive product created. She is best known for her epic multimedia installations which explore the complexities of living in a divided, traumatic geographical reality, arguably one of the most conflict […]

Tai Shani Born 1976, London Solo Exhibitions & Projects 2011: Anti-Antigone End Time , FRAC Nord Pas de Calais for Loop, Barcelona 2010: W.O.W. Noumenon Dilation: Reduced to 3 Artprojx, London Last Night I Dreamt I was Venus… Barbican, London Tai Shani ICA Screentest ICA London 2009: Empire and Daughter Isotope Spike Island /The Arnolfini, […]

Tal Yerushalmi-CV

Tsibi Geva Tsibi Geva is one of Israel’s most prominent and influential artists. Born in 1951 in Kibbutz Ein Shemer, Israel, Geva lives and works in Tel Aviv and New York. Since 1979 he has exhibited extensively worldwide. Solo exhibitions include the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (1984); Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (1985); Tel Aviv Museum […]

Uri Katzenstein  Uri Katzenstein studied at the San Francisco Art Institute in the late 1970s, and after receiving his MFA moved to New York City where he lived and worked throughout the 1980s. His early performance works were regularly presented at such legendary performance venues as The Kitchen, the No Se No Social Club, Brooklyn […]

Uri Radovan Born in 1971, Jerusalem Lives and works in Tel Aviv Uri Radovan’s work is characterized by the use of found materials, accompanied by intricate content that communicates simultaneously on two levels: the social and political as opposed to the personal and emotional. The works in the exhibition are created by low-tech means: the […]

Vik Muniz  Vik Muniz was born as Vicente José de Oliveira Muniz to a working-class family in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1961. Relocating to the United States in 1983, he has since become one of the best-known contemporary Brazilian artists working today. He lives and works in New York and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Muniz has […]

Yehezkel Sreichman Biographical Notes: (b. 1906) in Zapyškis, Lithuania. Lived and worked in Tel Aviv. The Israeli representative at the Venice Biennale 1948, 1954, and 1966, Italy The Israeli representative at the São Paulo Biennale 1955, Brazil Education 1928-1931 Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy 1927 Architecture, Paris, France 1924-1926 Bezalel Academy of Arts and […]

Zigi Ben-Haim (b.1945 in Bagdad, Iraq),At the age of five his family fled the country to Israel via Iran. Zigi Ben-Haim spent most of his adolescence in Tel-Aviv and studied at The Avni Institute of Fine Arts from 1966 to 1970. After he moved to the United States, he enrolled in the California College of […]

Nahum Tevet

1946 – Born  in Kibbutz Messilot, Israel

1969-70 – Studied  painting with painter  Raffi Lavie

since 1973 – Lives and works in Tel Aviv

1980-2013 – Professor  at the Fine Art Department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

2001-2010 – Head of the Master’s Degree Program in Fine Art, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2018 – Ceske Budejovice House of Art, Czech Republic, “Five Rooms”

2018 – Kristof De Clercq Gallery, Ghent, “Islands and Objects”

2017 – Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, “Nahum Tevet: Works on Glass 1972–1975” Curated by Thierry de Duve.

2016 – Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY, “Nahum Tevet: Works on Glass 1972–1975” Curated by Thierry de Duve (catalog, texts: Thierry de Duve, Sarah Watson in Conversation with Nahum Tevet).

2015 – Kunstmuseum Bochum (Germany) and Ein Harod Museum of Art (Israel) “The Rough law of Gardens – Nahum Tevet & Olaf Holzappel“, curated by Hans Gunter Golinnski and Galia Bar Or (catalog, text: Galia Bar Or).

2014 – Loushy Art & Projects, Tel Aviv. – “House Tables

2013 – Gallery Giacomo Guidi, Milan.  “Nahum Tevet- Islands, Works  2010-2013 ”  (Catalogue, text by –  Claudio Libero pisano).

2012 – Hezi Cohen Gallery,Tel Aviv; “Gregor Schneider & Nahum Tevet : Pension”  curated by Ory Dessau.

2012 – Tel Aviv University Art Gallery, “Walking   on The Wall, Nahum Tevet Small Sculptures1980-2012”  Curated  by Sarit Shapira,(catalogue, texts :Sarit Shapira, James Trainor).

2011 – Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, “Diver

2010 – Lodz Biennale, “At the Same Time, Two-Room Installation,”

2009 – Permanent  installation, International Bank head office building, Tel Aviv  “Ursa Major with Chairs and Boats

2009 – Volume! Foundation, Rome; “Installation for Four Rooms“,  curated by Claudia Gioia (catalogue, texts: Claudia Gioia, Carlo Truppi, Ilaria Marotta, Raphael Zagur -Orly)

2008 – Herzliya Museum for Contemporary Art, ” Several Things,”  curated by Dalia Levin

2008 – Museo d’arte Contemporanea Roma (MACRO), “Nahum Tevet” , curated by Danilo Eccher (catalogue; texts : Francis Mc’Kee, Danilo Eccher in conversation with Nahum Tevet)

2007 – The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; “NahumTevet:Works,1994-2006”  curator: Sarit Shapira,(catalogue; texts by Sarit Shapira, Hagi Knaan, Eli Friedlander, Sarit Shapira in conversation with Nahum Tevet and Ohad Naharin)

2005 – Le Quartier, Center for Contemporary Art, Quimper, France; “Nahum Tevet:Take Two” curated by  Dominique Abensour (pamphlet; text by Jean-Marc Huitorel).

2004 – Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA), Dundee, Scotland; “Nahum Tevet:Seven Walks“, curated byKatrina Brown.

1998 – Dvir Gallery,  Tel Aviv  “A Page from a Catalogue and Other Works”.

1997 – Museum of Modern Art, Ludwig Foundation, Vienna; “Opening Moves, Nahum Tevet Sculptures”  curated by Lorand Hegyi (catalogue; texts by Lorand Hegyi, Sarit Shapira, Eli Friedlander)

1991 – Tel Aviv Museum of Art; “Painting Lessons: Sculptures 1984-1990” curated by Yona Fischer (catalogue; texts by Joshua Decter, Yonah Foncé-Zimmerman, Ido Bar-El)

1988 – Artifact Gallery, Tel Aviv, “New Works“.

1986-87 – Kunsthalle Mannheim, and Neue Galerie Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen  “Nahum Tevet: Sculptures”  curated by Joachim Kroniager and  Wolfgang Becker,(catalogue; texts by Michael Newman, Wolfgang Becker).

1984 – The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; “Special Exhibit:  Nahum Tevet,Works 1983-1984”  curated by  Yigal Zalmona (leaflet; text by Yigal Zalmona

1982 – City University Graduate Center, New York;” – “Narcissus 1b, Narcissus 3a, and Drawings “, curated by Ray Ring (catalogue; text: Monroe Denton)

1982 – Noemi Givon Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, “Narcissus 2&new Wall reliefs”

1980 – Gallery Schmella, Dusseldorf, Drawings.

1979 – Bertha Urdang Gallery, New York, “Installation for Two Rooms

1978 – Galerie Schmella, Düsseldorf, “Drawings and Sculptures“.

1977 – Galerie Illane, Paris, “Drawings

1977 – Sarah Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem, “8×6”, drawings installation.

1976 – The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; “Works, 1974-1976”,   curator: Yona Fischer (catalogue).

1975 – Gallery Schmella, Düsseldorf, “Glass Works”,

1972 – Sarah Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem,” Works, 1970-72″

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 – The Israel Museum, “Bertha Urdang: A Gallery of Her Own”

2020 – Hezi Cohen Gallery,Tel Aviv, ” Jushoa Neustien / Nahum Tevet: small Works”

2019 – Piero Atchgarry Gallery Miami. Room for Failure, curated by Omar Lopez Chahoud (cat.)

2019 – MAAB Gallery Milano, Tra IL Caso E La Necessita (cat.) 2018 – “Efrat Natan / Nahum Tevet” Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Curated by Verena Hein (cat.)

2017 – James Cohan Gallery New York,”Sculpture: Nahum Tevet, Richard Long, Alan Saret “

2015 – Kunstmuseum Bochum, Germany and Mishkan Museum of Art,Ein Harod. The Rough Law of Gardens: Olaf Holzapfel/Nahum Tevet, Curated by Hans Günter Golinski and Galia Bar Or (cat.)

2014 – Tel Aviv Museum of Art, -“In Conversasions”, curated by Suzan Landau.

2012 – Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv; “Gregor Schneider & Nahum Tevet,” curated by Ory Dessau.

2011 – The Herzliya Biennale of contemporary Art; curated by Ory Dessau (catalogue, text by Ory Dessau)

2010 – The Lodz Biennale,Poland

2008 – Brussels Biennale”Once is nothing” curated by Charles Esche and Maria Hlavajova (catalogue; texts by Chares Esche and Maria Hlavajova)

2004 – Museo d’arte Contemporanea Roma (MACRO), Rome; “The  Mediterraneans”,  curated by Danilo Eccher

2003 – The Venice Biennale  “Question Five“, installation in the exhibition “Individual Systems,”; curated by Igor Zabel (catalogue; texts by Igor Zabel, Nahum Tevet).

2001 – The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, “Love at First Sight: Arturo Schwarz Collection of Israeli Art,” curated by Amitai Mendelson (catalogue; text: Arturo Schwarz)

2000 – Kunstverein Heidelberg, “Zimzum: Contemporary Art from Israel”, curated by Hans Gercke

2000 – Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark;  “Vision and Reality: Conceptions of the 20th Century,”; curator: Kjeld Kjelsen

1999 – Carnegie International 99/00, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, curator: Madeleine Grynsztejn (catalogue; texts by Madeleine Grynsztejn, Sarit Shapira)

1997 – Fourth Biennial of Contemporary Art, Lyon; curator: Harald Szeeman (catalogue; texts by Harald Szeeman, Michael Newman)

1997 – Arken Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen; “Selection from the Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall Collections,” curators: Annette Osterby and Amy Simon (catalogue)

1996 – Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthaal, and Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, “”Untitled (1995-96)”, installation in the exhibition “Painting in the Extended Field” curators: David Neuman and Bo Nilsson (catalogue; text by Sven-Olov Wallenstein)

1994 – The 22nd Biennial of São Paulo; curator of Israeli section Sarit Shapira  (catalogue; text by Sarit Shapira)

1990 – The Israel; Museum, Jerusalem “Life Size: A Sense of the Real in Recent Art” curator: Suzanne Landau (catalogue)

1990 – The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; “On Paper/In Paper/With Paper”,   curator: Meira Perry Lehmann (catalogue; text: Yigal Zalmona)

1988 – Luigi Pecci Museum of Contemporary Art, Prato, Italy; “Spaces ’88”   curator: Amnon Barzel (catalogue; text by Jan Foncé)

1987 – Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf; Columbia University, Sonnabend Gallery; and Leo Castelli Gallery, New York; “Similia/Dissimilia”, curator: Rainer Crone (catalogue; text by Michael Newman)

1987 – Documenta 8, Kassel; curator: Manfred Schneckenburger (catalogue; text by Michael Newman)

1986 – Tel Aviv Museum of Art “The Want of Matter: A Quality in Israeli Art”; curator: Sarah Breitberg-Semel (catalogue; text by Sarah Breitberg-Semel).

1980 – Biennal de Paris

1979 – Brooklyn Museum, New York, “Seven Artists from Israel, 1948-1978”,

1977-79 – Los Angeles County Museum, “Seven Artists from Israel, 1948-1978”,   curators: Maurice Tuchman and Stephanie Barron (catalogue; texts by Maurice Tuchman and Stephanie Barron).

1977 – Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark; “10 Artists from Israel” curator: Yona Fischer (catalogue; text by Yona Fischer)

1974 – The Kibbutz Gallery, “Five Young Artists”, Tel Aviv.

1971 – The Artists’ House, Tel Aviv; “New Faces”,  curator: Raffi  Lavie

Selected Prizes

2013 – The EMET Prize for Art, Science and Culture, The office of The Prime Minister of Israel & A.M.N Foundation

2011 – Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality

2007 – Minister of Culture and Science Prize for Life Achievement in Art

1986 – Sandberg Prize for an Israeli Artist, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1984 – Israel Discount Bank Prize for an Israeli Artist, Tel Aviv Museum

Selected Collections

– Philadelphia Museum of Art

– Museum of Modern Art, MOMA , New York

– Portland Art Museum,Portland.

– Museum of Modern Art, Ludwig Foundation,MUMOK, Wien.

– Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany.

– Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany.

– Glaskasten Sculpture Museum, Marl, Germany

– Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall

– FRAC Bretagne, France

– Robert Rauschenberg Collection, New York

– The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

– Tel Aviv Museum of Art

– Haifa Museum of Art

– Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art.

– Giuliano Gori Collection, Fattoria di Celle, Pistoia, Italy

– Leo Katz Collection, Boguta, Colombia.

– Ygaal Ahuvi Collection, Tel Aviv.

– Genny and Selmo Nissenbaum Collection, New York.

And private collections in Israel and abroad.

Nahum Tevet-CV

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