Yehiel Krize
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Born in Turek, Poland, 1909

Immigrated to Israel, 1924

Died in Tel Aviv, 1968

 

1932 Studied Painting with Avigdor Stematsky

1933 Studied Painting with Joseph Zaritsky

1960-1963 Taught at the Avni Institute of Art, Tel Aviv

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions


1947 Tel Aviv Museum at Dizengoff House, curator: Haim Gamzu (cat.)

1951 Artists’ House, Jerusalem

1952 Artists’ House[s], Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa

1953 Central Building, 94 Allenby St., Tel Aviv

1954 Yad Labanim House, Petach Tikva 

1955 Artists’ House, Tel Aviv Yad Labanim House, Petach Tikva 

1958 Tel Aviv Museum at Dizengoff House; curator: Eugen Kolb 

1959 An exhibition in New York with the support of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation 

1960 Beit-Zvi, Ramat Gan 1961 “Oil Paintings”, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv Museum; curator: Haim Gamzu (cat.) 

1963 “Gouaches”, Tel Aviv Museum at Dizengoff House; curator: Haim Gamzu (cat.)

1965 Kunsthandel Krikhaar, Amsterdam (cat.) 

1968 “Yehiel Krize 1909-1968: Memorial Exhibition”, Museum of Modern Art, Haifa Yad Labanim House, Petach Tikva; curator: Gabriel Tadmor (cat.)

1970 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Yona Fischer (cat.) 

1976 Julie M Gallery, Tel Aviv 

1987 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Yona Fischer (cat.) 

1992 “Yehiel Krize 1909-1968”, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv Museum of Art


 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

1942 “Exhibition of the Eight”, Art Gallery at Habimah House, Tel Aviv 

1953 The Israeli Pavilion, São Paulo Biennale 

1956 The Israeli Pavilion, Venice Biennale; curator: Mordecai Ardon 

1957 “Art and Work” (an international exhibition), Museum of Art, Geneva 

1958 “Modern Israeli Painting”, London, under the auspices of the British Council for the Arts 

1961 “The Carnegie International”, Carnegie Mellon Museum, Pittsburgh

“Three Landscape Painters: Mordechai Levanon, Yehiel Krize, Menahem Shemi”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Yona Fischer 

Inaugural Exhibition, The Israel Gallery, Tel Aviv 

“Watercolors and Gouaches from Israel”, Museum of Fine Arts, Caracas 

1962 “Israeli Painting”, a traveling exhibition in Japan organized by The Israel Gallery 

1963 The Israeli Pavilion, São Paulo Biennale Galerie Charpentier, Paris 

“New Horizons (11th exhibition)” Museum of Art, Ein Harod 

1964 “Art Israel: 26 Painters and Sculptors”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, under the auspices of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation (traveled throughout the USA and Canada until 1966); curator: William Seitz (cat.)

1965 “Six Painters: Joseph Gattegno, Haim Gliksberg, Aharon Giladi, Yosef Halevi, Lea Nikel, Yehiel Krize”, a traveling exhibition organized by the Center for Culture and Education of the Histadrut (cat.) 

1969 Twente Museum, Enschede, the Netherlands

1972 “From Landscape to Abstraction, from Abstraction to Nature”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Yona Fischer (cat.) 

1987 “Artist-Format, Format-Artist: Israeli Painting in Big Format”, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan; curator: Meir Ahronson 

1998 “To the East: Orientalism in the Arts in Israel”; curators: Tamar Manor-Friedman and Yigal Zalmona (cat.) 

“Vision of Light: A Century of Watercolor in Israel”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Meira Perry-Lehmann (cat.) 

2006 “12 Artists – A Second Glance”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Irith Hadar (cat.) 

2007 “Israel: Art and Life, 1906-2005”, Palazzo Reale, Milan; curator: Amnon Barzel

2008 “The Birth of ‘Now’: The Sixties in Israeli Art”, Ashdod Art Museum – Monart Center, Ashdod; curators: Yona Fischer, Tamar Manor-Friedman (catalogue)

  

Prizes and Awards 

1947 Tel Aviv Municipality’s Dizengoff Prize
1961 Awarded the Milo Club Prize, Tel Aviv



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