Artists

Avigdor Arikha

Work

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Avigdor Arikha, Still Life with Two Sheets of Paper

Avigdor Arikha
Still Life with Two Sheets of Paper
1997
oil on canvas
38X46 cm
private collection

Exhibitions at GG

2011
The Hunger in the Eye
May 18, 2011 - June 18, 2011

Studio Visit

Biography

Born in Romania in 1929
Died in Paris in 2010

Education

1946-1948

Studied at The Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem

1949

Studied at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1952

Paintings and Drawings, Zeira Gallery, Tel Aviv

1953

Paintings, Drawings, Illusrations, Artists’ House, Jerusalem
Paintings, Drawings, Woodcuts, The Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem

1954

Paintings and Drawings, Galerie Moderne, Stockholm
Paintings, Drawings, Book Illusrations, Athenaeum Kunsthandel, Copenhagen

1955

Paintings and Drawings, Galerie Furstenberg, Paris

1956

Paintings and Drawings, Matthiesen Gallery, London

1957

Paintings, Galerie Furstenberg, Paris

1959

Paintings, Gouaches, Drawings, Matthiesen Gallery, London

1960

Paintings, Gouaches, Watercolours, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

1961

Paintings, Gouaches, Watercolours, Drawings, Galerie Karl Flinker, Paris

1966

Paintings 1963-66 and Drawings 1947-66, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1967

Drawings 1965-66, Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris

1970

Drawings 1965-70, Centre National d’Art Contemporian, Paris

1972

Paintings and Drawings, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
Drawings 1965-72, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Marlborough Gallery, New York

1973

Drawings 1965-72, Everson Museum, Syracuse, N.Y; Fort Worth Art Center Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Paintings 1957-65 and 1968, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art

1974

Drawings and Prints, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas
Drawings and Prints, Marlborough Fine Art, London

1974-1979

Travelling Exhibition of Prints, Centre National d’Art Moderne-Centre Pompidou, Paris

1975

Prints, Cabinet des Estampes, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
Paintings and Watercolours, Marlborough Gallery, New York

1976

Samuel Beckett by Avigdor Arikha: Drawings, Prints and Illustrations, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1977

Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, Zurich Prints, Galerie Amstutz, Zurich

1978

Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London

1979

Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas
22 Paintings 1974-79, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington
Paintings and Watercolours, Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, Marlborough Stand, Paris

1980

Prints and Drawings, Galerie Berggruen, Paris
Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York

1981

Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Dijon

1982

Paintings and Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London

1983

Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York
Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York

1984

Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York

1985

Prints, Tel Aviv University Gallery, Tel Aviv
Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London

1986

Paintings and Drawings, L. A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California

1987

Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, Tokyo
Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York

1990

Paintings, Pastels, Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London

1992

Paintings, Pastels, Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York

1994

Works 1992-93, and Prints, Marlborough Fine Art, London
Drawings, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1996

Recent Paintings and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York
Selected Prints 1966-95, Marlborough Graphics, New York
Homage to Avigdor Arikha: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1998

Sixty Five Drawings 1965-1997, Marlborough Gallery, New York
Arikha, Marlborough Fine Art, London

1999

Selected Paintings 1953-1997, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Avigdor Arikha: Drawings, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Selected Paintings 1953-1997, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
Paris sur le Vif: Drawings, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille
Paintings, Pastels and Drawings 1999-2000, Marlborough Fine Art, London
Paintings, Pastels and Drawings 1969-1999, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid

2002

Recent Works: Oils, Pastels and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York

2011

The Hunger in the Eye, Gordon Gallery, Tal Aviv

Selected Group Exhibitions

1954

"10th Triennale", Milan

1959

"1st Biennale", Paris

1962

"Biennale (Israeli Pavilion)", Venice

1964-1966

"Art Israel", Circulating Exhibition in U.S.A. and Canada, Museum of Modern Art, New York

1967

"Biennale (Israeli Pavilion)", Sao Paulo

1975-1976

"European Painting in the 70s", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

1976

"Nouvelle Subjectivite", Festival d’Automne, Paris

1977

"Acquisitions 1971-76", Musee National d’Art Moderne-Centre   Pompidou, Paris
"New Acquisitions", National Portrait Gallery, London

1978

"L’Estampe Aujourd’hui, Cabinet des Estampes", Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
"L’Art Moderne dans les Musees de Province", Grand Palais, Paris

1979

"Ceuvres Contemporaines des Collections Nationales", Musee National d’Art
Moderne-Centre Pompidou, Paris
"La Famille des Portraits", Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris

1980

"Artists of Israel 1920-1980", Jewish Museum, New York

1981

"The M. and D. Blankfort Collection", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
"La lithographie en France des Origines a nos Jours", Fondation des Arts Graphiques, Paris
"Arte cme arte…", Biennale (International Pavilion), Venice
"Paris 1960-1980", Museum des Xxten Jahrhundrets, Vienna

1982

"Raphael et l’Art Français", Grand Palais, Paris

1983

"Drawings 1974-1984", The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D. C.
"Master Drawings 1928-1984", Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas
"A Circle Portraits and Self-portraits By Arikha, Auerbach, Kitaj, Freud", Marlborough Graphics, London
"Masters of Contemporary Figuration", Marlborough Fine Art, Tokyo
"Master Drawings 1879-1984", Janie C. Lee Gallery, New York

1985

"Representation Abroad", The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington
"Vom Zeichen",: Kassel, Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna

1987

"Peindre dans la lumiere de la Mediterranee", Israel Museum
"Jerusalem", Musee Cantini, Marseille
"Ink Drawings", Janie C. Lee Gallery, New York

1988

"Master Drawings 1877-1987", Janie C. Lee Gallery, New York

1991

"Master Drawings 1520-1990", Janie C. Lee Gallery and Kate Ganz, New York
"Arikha, Auerbach, Bacon, Kitaj", Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, Marlborough stand, Paris

1993

"Copier Créer", Musee du Louvre, Paris
"Arikha, Auerbach, Kitaj", Galeria Marlborough, Madrid
"The Portrait Now", National Portrait Gallery, London

1994

"Peintures, Dessins, Sculptures", Galerie Huguette Beres, Paris
"Figures de l’Art d’Aujourd’hui", Galerie Marwan Hoss, Paris

1995

"Identita e Alterita", Biennale, Palazzo Grassi, Venice

1997

"Made in France", Musee National d’Art Moderne-Centre Pompidou, Paris

Prizes and Awards

1954

Gold Medal, Triennale, Milan

1978

Chevalier des Arts et Lettres, Paris
Grand Prix des Arts de la Ville de Paris, Paris

1989

Prix des Arts des Lettres et des Sciences, Fondation du aisme francais, Paris

1995

Honorary Professor, National Academy of Fine Arts of China, Hangchow

1997

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Selected Publications

Beckett, Samuel, Richard Channin, Andre Fermigier, and Robert Hughes. Arikha. London: Thames and Hudson,1985.
Jacomet, Daniel . Avigdor Arikha: Boyhood Drawings Made in Deportation. Paris: Alix de Rothschild, 1971.
Thomson, Duncan . Arikha. London: Phaidon, 1994.