Eliezer Sonnenschein (Israeli, born )

Timeline

1967
Born in Haifa, Israel
1990–1994
Bachelor of Fine Art, Department of Graphic Design, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design,
1994
Premium in Final Project
Awards and Scholarships
2010 Krinzinger Projekte – Artist-in-Residence, Vienne
2009 Israeli Ministry of Culture Award
2001 Isracard & Tel-Aviv Museum of Art Prize for an Israeli Artist
2000 Young Artist Award, Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture
1994 The Sandberg Prize for special achievements, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
1994 Premium in Final Project
1990-1994 Bachelor of Fine Art, Department of Graphic Design, Bezalel, Academy of Art and Design,
1992 Scholarship from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation

Exhibitions

2011
Eliezer Sonnenschein, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv (solo)
2011
Black Leaves and Tall Mountains, Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan (solo)
2010
Meaningless Humanity Energy Structures, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna (solo)
2010
The Winners Exhibition – Recipients of Excellency Awards 2009, Herzliya Museum of
2010
Family Tree-The Helena Rubinstein, Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv
2009
Flower Power-Craa, Centro di ricerca arte attuale Villa Giulia, Verbania
2009
Entanglement- Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv
2008
Nachum Gutman Art Museum, Tel-Aviv
2008
Real Time: Art in Israel 1998-2008, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2008
Eventually We'll Die: Young Art in Israel in the 90, Herzliya
2008
The Doron Sebbag Art Collection, ORS LTD, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv
2008
Solo Show, Bianca Sotto Galerie, Madrid (solo)
2007
XXS, Extra Extra Small, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv
2006
Inside Out, Museum MARCO, Vigo, Spain
2006
Japan is Here, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2006
In Between Places, Vivian Horan Gallery, New York
2006
New Works, Natalie Obadia Gallery, Paris (solo)
2005
Three Paintings, One Installation, One Gun, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv (solo)
2005
Trial of Power, Bethanien Haus, Berlin
2005
The New Hebrews, Martin Gropius Bau Museum, Berlin
2005
Yad Vashem Museum, Jerusalem
2005
Sommer in Berlin, Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin
2004
Haifa Second International Installation, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
2004
Sommer Show, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York
2004
Romantica, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv
2004
Channel Zero, Netherlans Media Art Institute, Amsterdam
2004
Sommer Show - Artists from Sommer Gallery, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, NY
2003
Wonder Years, Neue Gesellschaft fur Blindende Kunst, Berlin
2003
Haifa Second International Installation Triennale, Haifa
2003
(Un)painted, Museum of Modern Art, Ljublijana
2003
Statements, Art Basel Miami, Miami (solo)
2003
Heaven Carwash, Natalie Obadia Gallery, Paris (solo)
2002
Port, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv (solo)
2002
Moderna Galeria, Ljubljana (solo)
2002
From the Venice Biennial 2001, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
2002
Gallery Swap, Sadie Coles HQ, London
2002
Power, Casino Luxemburg, Luxemburg
2002
From Painting Object to Painting Action,The Essl Collection, Vienna
2001
Plateau of Human Kind, curated by Harald Szeeman, 49th Biennial of Venice
2001
Seventh Biennial of Havana, Cuba
2001
Drawings. Martin Kudlek Gallery, Cologne, Germany
2001
Power - A Working Title-Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain,Luxembourg
2000
Guarene Arte 2000, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re
2000
Rebaudengo,Torino
2000
Liste 2000, Basel, Switzerland
2000
Contest, Seventh Biennial of Havana, Cuba
2000
ACP Pro, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l'arte, Torino
2000
Platforma, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv
1999
Baby Demo Test Space, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (solo)
1999
ACP, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv (solo)
1999
Explosive Drawing, Hamumche, Tel-Aviv
1999
First Exhibition - Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv
1998
Spring at the end of Summer, Young Contemporary Israeli Art, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art
1998
90 Years of Israeli Art, The Phoenix Collection, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv
1996
Virtual Reality, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv
1994
Anxiety, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan
1994
90-70-90, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art , Tel-Aviv
1994
Bograshov - Street-Project, Tel-Aviv
1986
Rega No.2, Sara Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem
1986
Art Israel: The 1980's, Mercer Art Gallery, New York
1985
Rega No.1, Aika Braun Gallery, artists Studios, Jerusalem

Literature

1998
Yitzhak Livneh, With One's Back to the Viewer, Hamidrasha 1 pp.55-57
1997
Itamar Levy,Lets Sit Around it and Talk: Speech at the Hole's Edge, Studio 81, pp.43-51
1995
Colloquium of Artists - David Ginton, Yitzhak Livneh, Deganit Berest, Gabriel Klasmer, Yaacov
1995
Esther Dotan, Yitzhak Livneh: Reading Cofee-Grounds, Studio 62, p. 13
1993
Yitzhak Livneh,Two Remarks, on painting, to the Museums, Studio 42, p. 27
1993
Aim Luski, Rejection of the Image, Yediot Ahronot
1993
Smadar Tirosh, Yitzhak Livneh's Spectacle of Illusions, Studio 42, pp. 22-25