Eliezer Sonnenschein  (Israeli, 1967) 


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Eliezer Sonnenschein Biography
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
Selected 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
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