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Born in Israel, 1959 
Lives and works in Tel Aviv

Education 

1980–1984    Studied at Bezalel Academy of Arts, Jerusalem (BFA)
Since 1996    Teaches at Hamidrasha School of Art, Ramat Hasharon and Beit Berl College, Kalmaniya
Since 1997    Teaches at Bezalel Academy for Arts, Jerusalem
Since 2003    Head of the Art Department and senior lecturer at Bezalel Academy for 
                    Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

1987    Israeli Art Special Exhibit, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   The Artists’ House Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   The Gallery of Bezalel Art & Design Academy, Jerusalem
1988    Tongue in Cheek, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1989    Oranim Art Institute Gallery
1991    Kibbutz Cabri Art Gallery
   Atelier Asperger Gallery, Berlin, Germany
1993    Ido Bar-El Works, The Contemporary Art Museum, Belgium 
   The Tel-Aviv Art Museum, Tel Aviv 
   Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1995    Street Signs and Other Works, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1996    University of Haifa Art Department Gallery, Haifa 
1997    Silvery Works, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   Construction Works, The Herzliya Art Museum
1998    Street Signs, Olaf Stuber Gallery, Berlin, Germany
1999    New Paintings, The Artists’ Studios, Tel Aviv
2000    Works never exposed before, Kibbutz Be’eri Art Gallery
2001    Canvases and White Paintings, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   Papers, The Artists’ Studios, Tel Aviv
2001-2004    AM PM Paintings, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Ido Bar-El: Painting, The Comtemporary Art Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
2003    Ido Bar-el Paintings, The Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland 
   The Art Gallery at Oranim Training College, Kiriat Tivon
2004    Ido Bar-el Paintings, Derbi Palace, Tukms, Latvia 
   Ido Bar-el Paintings, Arka Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania 
   Ido Bar-el Paintings, Liepajas Museum, Latvia 
2005    Ido Bar-El: Paintings, Historical and Art Museum Daugspghils, Latvia
2006    Selected Works 1985-2006, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2009    Sign, Ashdod Art Museum, Ashdod
2011    The Pictures Fell off the Wall, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2013    Good Night, and Good Luck, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2015    Bagatelle, Tel Aviv Museum of Art


Selected Group Exhibitions

 

1984    The Art Department’s Gallery, Bezalel Art and Design Academy 
1986    The Artists’ Studios, The Ika Brown Gallery, Jerusalem
   6 Young Artists, Ahad Ha’am Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1987    Recent Acquisitions, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   36 Artists, Bugrashov Gallery, Tel- Aviv
1988    Fresh Paint;The young generation in the Israeli Art”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art 
           The Critics’ Choice, Artifact Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   Down With the Occupation, Rega Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   The Education & Culture Award Winners, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan 
   Art in L.A., Givon Gallery, Art Fair in Los Angeles, U.S.A 
   Neun Israeliche Maler, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Orangerie Herrenhausen, Hannover
1989    The Israeli Proposal, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan 
   Other Frequencies, Bertha Urdang Gallery, New York 
   Israeli Art: Recent Acquisitions, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
1990    More Than Drawing, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   Towards the 90’s, Mishkan Le Omanut, Ein Harod, Israel 
   Five Painters from Israel, Pomeroy Purdy Gallery, London 
   The Promise – Young Artists Bezalel Art & Design Academy Graduates, 
           The Inauguration of Bezalel Art & Design Academy in Jerusalem
1991    Israeli Art Now – Extensive Presentation, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art 
   Combined Painting, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1992    Routes of Wandering, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   Positionen Israel, Bethanien Art Center, Berlin
1993    In Extenso, Recent Acquisitions 1998-1993, The Contemporary Art Museum, Ghent, Belgium
   Makom, Israeli Contemporary Art, The 20th Century Museum, The Modern Art Museum,  
           Ludwig Collection, Vienna 
   Ghent Was Invited – Jan Hoet’s Choice", De Beyerd, Breda, The Netherlands
1994    Halal, Contemporary Art from Israel, Sala 1, Roma 
   Art… Language, Kunst Werke, Berlin 
   Tel-Aviv Follows the Bauhaus, The Ha’aretz House, Tel Aviv 
   Black Holes: The White Locus, The Israeli Presentation at The 22nd Biennial of Sao Paolo, 
           Brazil, (exhibited in Brazil, Argentina and The Haifa Museum) 
   Homework, The Herzliya Art Museum; The University of Haifa Art Gallery; 
           The Arad Museum; The Ashdod Museum 
   Hard Emphasizes, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1995    The British, Israeli & Argentinian Presentation of the 22nd Biennial of Sao Paolo, 
           Centro Cultural Recolecta, Buenos Aires, Argentina 
   4X4, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   Regretfully I Don’t Agree with My Learned Colleagues, The Artists’ Studios, Tel Aviv 
   The First Glance, Works of The Rita & Arturo Schwartz Collection, 
           The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   And the Verdict Is, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
1996    Ketav: Flesh and Word in Isreali Art, Contemporary Israeli Art, Auckland Art Museum, 
   The University of North Carolina, U.S.A 
   New Morning Sights, Hambacher Castle, Germany
1997    Tanya Rempff Gallery, Haarlem, The Netherlands 
   Hussein the Peace King, The RJ Alia Art Gallery, Amman, Jordan 
   Painting on a Non Regular Surface, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1998    The Lesser Light, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   Per Video, The Ludwig Museum, Koln, Germany, Nova Gallery Katovich, Poland, 
           Galeria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino, Italy 
   Summer Collection, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art 
   After Rabin: Israeli Contemporary Art, The Jewish Museum, New York 
   Le Fou du Roi, Salles d’Expositions, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Nimes, France 
   The Dream House, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1999    On Paper, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   This Isn’t a Ready Made, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   Homage to Rafi Lavi, Givon Gallery, 
           Tel-Aviv Mus'e d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Liege, Belgium 
   Shimshon Crystal Collection, The Artists’ Pavilion, Tel Aviv
2000    Wall of His Own, The Benno Kalev Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art 
   Wish List, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   Havana Nagila, Isreali-Cuban dialogue, The Tel Aviv Artists’ Studios, Tel Aviv 
   Israeli Art, The "M" Art Gallery, Vienna, Austria 
   The Israeli Phoenix, Selected Art Works, The Sultan’s Stables, Istanbul 
   Per Video, Dar-El-Kalima Art Center, Bethlehem, The Palestinian Authority
2001    Love at First Sight, Works of The Rita & Arturo Schwartz Collection, 
           The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   The Right to Return, The Nation Home Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   The Aura in Art, The Art Studies Center, Ramat Eliyahu, Rishon Letsion, Israel 
   The Sciences, Culture & Sport Award Winners, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   Where are the Children: On the Abandoning of Children in Our Era, 
           Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   Traces, Contemporary Drawing in Israel, The Artists’ House, Jerusalem
2002    Zman Achshav, Works of the International Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   Chilufim, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; The Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art
   Where are the children, The Ein Harod Art Museum, Israel 
   D.I.Y. Art Collecting – Collecting as an Art, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Homage for Hanoch Levin, Prints’ Series of Israel’s best Artists, 
           The New Cameri Theatre, Tel Aviv
2003    Transfer, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany 
   Transfer, Museum Am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany 
   Homage for Hanoch Levin, Prints’ Series of Israel’s Best Artists, Traveling show in Israel 
   Boseretro, Youth works of artists at their onset, 
           The Art Gallery of The State Art Teachers’ Training College, Beth Berl, Israel
2004    How to Explain Art to a Dead Rabbit, The Polack Art Gallery, Kalisher Institute, Tel Aviv 
   In the Collection, The Contemporary Art Museum, Antwerp, Belgium 
   The Lesser the Better, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   Stockholm Art Fair, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv 
   Ido Bar-El, Yanai Toyster, Nahum Tevet, Kobi Levi, Gallery Tal-Ester, Tel Aviv 
   The 80’s in Israeli Art, Didactic Gallery, Oranim Training College, Israel
2005    Lights, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
   Drawing-Sketch, The P.K.Hoenich Gallery for Experimental Art & Architecture, 
           The Technion, Haifa 
   Favorites, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Painting, Charim Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2006    The Suffocation of Painting, The Fine Arts Royal Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
   Detail, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2007    The RearThe First Herzliya Biennial of Contemporary Art, Herzliya
2012    After, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2015    Summer Exhibition, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

Prizes and Awards

1984    The Ehud Elhanani Award, The Art Departement, Bezalel Academy of Arts, Jerusalem
1987    The Beatrice S. Coliner Young Artist Award, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1998    The Young Artist Award, The Minister of Education and Culture
1993    The Hadassah & Raphael Klatchkin Creativity Award, 
           The America-Israel Culture Fund
1996    The Israeli Artist Award, The Minister of Education and Culture
2001    Creativity Encouragement Award, The Minister of Sciences, Culture and Sports
2014    The Rappaport Prize for an Established Israeli Painter, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Selected Collections

 

The Tel Aviv Museum of Art
The Isreal Museum
The Herzliya Art Museum
The Ghent Contemporary Art Museum, Belgium
The Antwerp ModernArt Museum – Museum van Hedendagsse Kunst
The IBM collection
The Israeli Phoenix collection
The Charles Bronfman collection
The Werner’s family collection

 

Selected Publications


April/May 1992    Calving, Ulrich. "Ido Bar-El Works." Artifactus.

October 2004    Funken, Dr. Peter. "New Painting – Ido Bar-El Paintings." Kunstforum International.

July 3, 1997    Pontius , Kiander. "From the Plywood with Love." Swesska Dagbladet.

1996    Shapira, Sarit. "Ido Bar-El at Givon." Art in America. no. 2: 101.


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