Artists

Yaacov Dorchin

Work

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Yaacov Dorchin, Forum with Houses and Pathways

Yaacov Dorchin
Forum with Houses and Pathways
2007
galvanized iron
140X140X20 cm
collection of Amon Yariv, Tel Aviv

Exhibitions at GG

2019
Six Sculptures 2000-2018
January 10, 2019 - February 9, 2019
2017
Stella Maris
March 9th, 2017 - April 15th, 2017
2016
Sculptures
October 30, 2016 - December 11, 2016
2013
Wandering Angel
April 18, 2013 - June 1, 2013

Studio Visit

Biography

Born in Haifa, 1946
Lives and works in Kibbutz Kfar Hachoresh

Education

Since 1991

Teaches in the Art Department at the University of Haifa

1997-2001

Head of the Art Department, University of Haifa

Since 2015

Head of Basis School of Arts, Herzliya

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1969

“Deformations”, Mabat Gallery, Tel Aviv

1970

“Sculpture”, Mabat Gallery, Tel Aviv

1975

“Environmental Exhibition”, Mabat Gallery, Tel Aviv

“Sculpture”, Hakibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

“Sculpture”, Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv

“An Angel in an Irish Landscape”, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv

“Etching”, Meimad Katan Gallery, Tel Aviv

“Sculpture”, Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv

“Sculpture”, Alfa Kruck Gallery, Alsdorf, Germany

“Sculpture”, the Venice Biennale (Israeli representative); curator: Adam Baruch

“Drawings”, Memorial Center, Kiryat Tivon

“Sculpture”, Kibbutz Neve Ur

1976

“Sculpture”, Hakibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

1977

“Paintings”, Mabat Gallery, Tel Aviv

1980

“Drawings”, Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv

1981

“Drawings”, Shenar Gallery, Tel Aviv

1983

“Drawings”, Graphica III Gallery, Haifa

1984

“Sculpture”, Hakibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

1985

“Sculpture”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1987

“Sculpture”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1988

“Sculpture”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1989

“Sculpture”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1990

“Sculpture”, sculpture for the Venice Biennale, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan

“Sculpture”, Kibbutz Cabri Gallery

1991

“Sculpture”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1992

“Sculpture”, Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv

1993

“Sculpture”, Artists’ Studio, Tel Aviv

1994

“Sculpture”, Kibbutz Lochamei Haghettaot Gallery

1995

“Blocked Well”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2001

“Various Sculptures”, a tribute to Avi Horovitz on the fifth anniversary of his death, Kibbutz Lochamei Haghettaot

“Various Sculptures”, Artists’ Studios, Tel Aviv

2002

“Bare Iron”, Goren Art Gallery, Emek Israel Academic College

2003

“Two-Dimensional Works – Yaacov Dorchin – The Drawings”, The Open Museum, Industrial Park, Tefen

“Monkeys’ Cradle”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2004

“Exit to the Sea”, Time for Art, Tel Aviv

2005

“Small Sculptures”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2006

“Ripples of Steel”, Yaacov Dorchin, Gabriel House, Jordan Valley

2009

“Iron Folds and Line Gestures”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (cat.)

2012

“New Works”, Atelier Shemi, Kibbutz Cabri

2013

“Wandering Angel”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2017

“Stella Maris”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

Selected Group Exhibitions

1967

Hakibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

1968

“For and Against”, The 10+Group, Gallery 220, Tel Aviv

1969

“10+ Group Circle”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1971

“December 71”, The Association of Painters and Sculptors, Tel Aviv

1979

“The Line”, Hakibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

1982

“A Tribute to Henry Shelesnyak”, Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv

1983

“Artists Exhibition in Eilon”, Kibbutz Eilon, Upper Galilee; curator: Igal Tumarkin (cat.)

1984

“Catastrophe”, Jerusalem Theater; curator: Gideon Ofrat

“80 Years of Sculpture”, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

“Two Years of Israeli Art: Accumulated Qualities”, Tel Aviv Museum

“Israeli Art Now”, The C. Mayorkas Collection, Herzliya Museum

1986

“The Want Of Matter: A Quality in Israeli Art”, Tel Aviv Museum

1987

“Contemporary Art Meeting”, Tel Hai

1988-1990

"Forty Artists from Israel", Brooklyn Museum, New York;

Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida;

Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City, Mexico 1989;

Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam, Holland;

Centro Congressi Stazione Martittima, Trieste, Italy;

Casa della Città, Rome, Italy;

Museo dell’Automobile Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia, Torino, Italy;

Sala Wystawowa Gmachu Sarp, Warsaw, Poland;

Galeria Mesta Bratislavy, Yugoslavia;

National Gallery, Prague, Czechoslovakia;

Municipal Gallery, Berlin, Germany;

Museum der Blidenden Künste Leipzig, Germany

1989

“Outdoor Sculpture”, Herzliya Museum

“Kunst Fra Israel”, Nikolaj Museum, Denmark

1990

“Israel Festival”, Jerusalem Theater

“The Sculpture Biennale”, Ein Hod

“A Permanent Exhibition”, Sculpture Garden, Ramat Efal

“The Column in Israeli Art”, Tel Aviv University Art Gallery

“Windows”, Omanut La’am, Travelling Exhibition

1991

“Israel Festival”, Jerusalem Theater

“Tribute to the Poetry of Meir Wieseltier”, Beit Hatarbut, Natanya

“Iron in Common”, Herzliya Museum

“Triangle Artists Workshop”, 10th Anniversary, New York

“North”, The Open Museum, Tefen

“Works on Paper”, Artists’ Studios, Tel Aviv

Kalisher-5 Gallery, Tel Aviv

“80 Years of the Kibbutz Movement”, Hakibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

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

“Contemporary Israeli Sculpture”, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

The National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea

“Art and Industry”, Textile Center, Tel Aviv

“Contemporary Israeli Art”, Salle Saint-Georges, Liège, Belgium

1993

“Eye Contact” (with Yair Garbuz and Raffi Lavie), Artists’ Studios, Tel Aviv

“Twin Exhibition (Igal Tumarkin)”, Mabat Gallery, Tel Aviv

“New Acquisitions 1991-1993”, Museum of Modern Art, Haifa

1994

“Israeli Sculpture at Tefen in the Last Decade”, The Open Museum, Tefen

2001

“The Vera, Silvia and Arturo Schwartz Collection of Contemporary Art”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2003

“Self Portrait”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2004

“Couple Swapping”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2005

“Tiere und Kunst aus Israel: Yosef Schlein und Yaacov Dorchin”, Zoologischen Staatssammlung, Munchen

2005

“Garbuz and Dorchin – The Joint Exhibition”, The Art Gallery, University of Haifa

2005

“Handwriting”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2006

“Detail”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012

“Parallel”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

“After”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2015

“Charred. Rusted. Drawings.”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

Selected Prizes and Awards

1989

Minister of Education and Culture Prize for Painting and Sculpture

2004

Emet Prize, Culture and Arts: Sculpture, The A.M.N Foundation

2011

The Israel Prize for Visual Arts

Selected Collections and Sculptures in Public Spaces

Collection of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Collection of the Haifa Museum of Contemporary Art
Blocked Well with Lily, carved in iron, Tel Aviv University
Pool with Four Fish, iron, Tel Hai 1987
Pool with Ark of Fish, iron, Herzliya Museum 1989
A Well and Four Dogs, iron, Tel Aviv 1991
Sculpture at the Carmelit (Gan Ha’em Station), Carmel, Haifa
Sukkah, iron, Kibbutz Neve Ur 1993
Blocked Well, steel, collection of The Open Museum, Tefen 1994
Wells, University of Haifa
Chariot, Ness Ziona, 2002