Artists

Asaf Ben Zvi

Available Work

Work

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Asaf Ben Zvi, When Riding East, Your Back is to the West

Asaf Ben Zvi
When Riding East, Your Back is to the West
2014
Charcoal and oil on canvas
136x136 cm

Private Collection

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Asaf Ben Zvi, Santo - To the Casualties of the Earthquake in Armenia

Asaf Ben Zvi
Santo - To the Casualties of the Earthquake in Armenia
1988
Oil and metalic pigment on canvas
149X166.5 cm

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Asaf Ben Zvi, Kayak on The Jordan River From the series 'The Boats Must Be Put Out To Sea'

Asaf Ben Zvi
Kayak on The Jordan River From the series 'The Boats Must Be Put Out To Sea'
1987
Oil and mixed media on canvas stretched on aluminum frame
149X167 cm

GoYa Collection

Exhibitions at GG

2017
There Was No Mountain
March 2nd, 2017 - April 15th, 2017
2015
Coal Fly Ash
November 12, 2015 - December 5, 2015
2014
Standing River
November 27, 2014 - January 3, 2015
2011
Valley of the Cross
January 27, 2011 - March 5, 2011
2006
From a Painter's Diary
January 2006

Studio Visit

Biography

Asaf Ben Zvi Talks about his work - Silent XI


Born in Kfar Yehezkel, 1953
Lives and works in Jerusalem

Education

1981-1985

Studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem (BFA)

1983-1984

Studied at Pratt Institute, New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1986

Out of Town, Gimel Gallery, Jerusalem
Apple in the Garden, Gimel Gallery, Jerusalem

1987

From the Doum-Gal-Doum Drawings", Artists Studios, Aika Brown Gallery, Jerusalem

1990

Remnants of the Day, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, (cat.)

1991

White Flower, Oranim Institute for Artists Gallery, Tivon
Soft Spot, Julie M Gallery, Tel Aviv

1992

Silbury Hill, Julie M Gallery, Tel Aviv

1994

Magnetic Strip, Artists Studios, Tel Aviv

1995

Painting, Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot Gallery

1996

His Shoes, Sara Levi Gallery, Tel Aviv

1998

Painting from the Neck, Rachel and Israel Polak Gallery, Kalisher, Tel Aviv

1999

The Model's Nudity, Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv

2000

The End of the Night, Kibbutz Nachshon Gallery

2005

Twisting Drops, Hakibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

2006

From a Painter's Diary, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv, (cat.)

2011

Valley of the Cross, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012

Forgetting Almost Everything, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, (cat.)

2013

Live Stitches - Prints from the Jerusalem Print Workshop, The Jerusalem Print Workshop, (cat.)

2014

Standing River, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2015

Coal Fly Ash, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2017

There Was No Mountain, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

Selected Group Exhibitions

1987

Tel-Hai 87, environmental sculpture, Tel-Hai

1988

Fresh Paint, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Ecological Work, Artists Studios, Aika Brown Gallery, Jerusalem
Upon One of the Mountains, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

1989

Israeli Art – New Acquisitions, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

1990

Promise – Ten Bezalel Artists from the Last Decade,
Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

1992

The Presence of the Absent: The Empty Chair in Israeli Art, The Genia Schreiber
University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

1993

Recipients of the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport Prize for Painting and
Sculpture, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
It Was Chilly, Mary Fauzy Gallery, Tel Aviv
Subtropical: Between Figuration and Abstraction, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

1994

The Printer’s Imprint – Twenty Years to the Jerusalem Print Workshop, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1996

New Acquisitions at the Department of Print and Drawing, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
From the Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

1998

Israeli Art – Historical Cross-Section from the Museum Collections, 1920s to 1990s, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Fifty Works by Israeli Artists, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco
Ninety Years of Israeli Art – A Selection from the Joseph Hackmey – Israel Phoenix Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

1999

In the Name of the Land, In the Name of the Lord – Art and Realeties in Jerusalem, The Artists House, Jerusalem; curator: Ilan Wizgan
Artfocus 3, International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Jerusalem

2000

Looking Ahead: Visions of Israel, ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose; curator: Marie Shek

2001

Love at First Sight, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curators: Arturo Schwarz and Amitai Mendelsohn

2002

Focus on Painting, Haifa Museum of Art; curator: Daniela Talmor
The Second Biennial of Israeli Ceramics, Collaboration with Irit Aba, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv; curator: Surin Heller
Running Words – On Writing in Prints, Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Tamar Manor-Friedman

2003

First Flowers of Israeli Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Tamar Manor-Friedman
Prints, Tobey Moss Gallery, Los Angeles

2004

A Point of View, Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Ellen Ginton
Homage to Hanoch Levin, Haifa Museum of Art; curator: Daniela Talmor

2005

Collect 2005, Collaboration with Irit Aba, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

2006

Handwriting, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Shlomit Breuer
Detail, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Shlomit Breuer

2012

Parallel, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
After, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2013

Summer Exhibition, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2017

Ingathering, 10th Anniversary to The Rappaport Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

Prizes and Awards

1981-1982

Scholarship from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation – Sharrett Scholarship Fund

1982-1983

Scholarship from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation – Sharrett Scholarship Fund

1987

Beatrice S. Kolliner Prize for a Young Israeli Artist, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1989

Mendel Pundik Prize for Israeli Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

1991

Rafael and Hadassa Klutchkin Prize of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Grant

1992

Minister of Education, Culture and Sport Prize for Painting and Sculpture

1994

Israel Discount Bank Prize for an Israeli Artist, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1997

Eugen Kolb Prize for Israeli Graphic Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2011

The Rappaport Prize for an Established Israeli Painter, Tel Aviv Museum of Art