Timeline

1958
Born Israel
Lives and works in New York

Exhibitions

2013
Art at The Core : The Intersection of Visual Art, Performance & Technology, HVCCA, Peekskill, NY
2013
Territory, Angell Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2013
Triads, Galerie Brandt, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2013
Obsession, Eileen S Kaminsky Family Foundation, Jersey City, NJ
2013
Dennis-Nancy-Emett-Sol, Milton J. Weill Gallery at the 92 Street Y, New York, NY
2012
Photorealism Revisited, Traveling Exhibition, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK, Butler Institute of Art, Youngston, OH, Jan.30, 2012-Oct., 2013
2012
Gemalte Illusionen. Hyperrealismus 1967-2012, Traveling Exhibition, Kunsthalle Tübingen Museum, Tübingen, Germany, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, Spain, Dec. 8, 2012-2015
2012
The Originals: Mana Contemporary Resident Artists, Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, Jersey City, NJ
2012
Territory, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2012
Photorealism, Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Canada (Catalogue) (solo)
2012
The Boathouse, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich, Germany (solo)
2012
Territory, Karen Jenkins Johnson, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2012
Territory, Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA (solo)
2012
Two Year Anniversary, Galerie Brandt, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2012
Four by Four: Collector Series, University of Denver Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, Denver, CO
2012
Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation New Acquisitions and Prints, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
2011
Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously, Galerie Dukan and Hourdequin, Paris, France
2011
Territory, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (Catalogue) (solo)
2011
Territory, Zemacke Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (Catalogue) (solo)
2011
Photorealism; Our Own Directions, The Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, Jersey City, NJ
2011
OPEN, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA
2011
Art Stage Singapore, Contemporary by Angela Li (Hong Kong)
2011
Garden of the Gods, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (Catalogue) (solo)
2011
Luce silenziosa (Silent light), Bologna, Italy (solo)
2010
Lizzie Smoking, Galería Senda, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2010
Lizzie in the Snow, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (Catalogue) (solo)
2010
Desire for Anima, Contemporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong, China (Catalogue) (solo)
2010
Group Show, Museum of Biblical Art, Dallas, TX
2010
Yigal Ozeri, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2010
Desire for Anima, Contemporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong, China (Catalogue) (solo)
2010
Olga in the Park, Galerie Brandt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Catalogue) (solo)
2010
I Love You, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark (Catalogue)
2009
The Return of the Horse, The Subject Matters, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA (Catalogue) (solo)
2009
Desire for Anima, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich, Germany (Catalogue) (solo)
2009
Recent Acquisitions: Moderm and Contemporary Art, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
2009
Old Masters Reinterpreted, ROLLO Contemporary Art, London UK
2009
Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2009
Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2009
Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2009
Summertime..., Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009
The Old Masters: Re-Mastered, Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO
2009
The London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
2009
Small Death, Galerie Dukan & Hourdequin, Marseille, France (solo)
2009
Priscilla, Yigal Ozeri, Wade Wilson Art, Houston, TX (Catalogue) (solo)
2008
Singer Gallery, Mizel Arts and Culture Center, Denver, CO (solo)
2008
The Boathouse, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO (solo)
2008
Yigal Ozeri, Mike Weiss Gallery, SCOPE Basel 2008, Switzerland (solo)
2008
Priscilla in Ecstasy, Charim Galerie, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2008
Genesis, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY(Catalogue) (solo)
2008
Genesis, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2008
Five Year Anniversary Show, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Priscilla in the Cloud Forest, Mike Weiss Gallery, SCOPE Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2006
The Montfort, New Gallery / Thom Andriola, Houston, TX (solo)
2006
As Early as New York, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Long Island City, Musée de Lodève, Lodève, France (solo)
2006
Cafè Hawelka, Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris, France (solo)
2006
Realm of the Spirit, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Entourage, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Long Island City, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2005
New Paintings, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005
Four Seasons, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2004
Long Island City, Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2004
Long Island City, New Gallery / Thom Andriola, Houston, TX (solo)
2004
Tango, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2003
The Watcher Paintings, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2003
Memories from the Last Supper, New Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
2003
Tableau Vivant, Galerie Heike Curtze, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2002
The Countess de Castiglione, Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2002
Presence of the Absent, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002
Yigal Ozeri Full Moon, Galerie Heike Curtze, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
2002
Presence de L'absence, Galerie Mabel Semmler, Paris, France (solo)
2002
New York-Atlanta, Momus Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2001
49th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia, Italy
2001
Tikkun-The Restoration Series, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001
The Countess de Casteglione, Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2000
The Mark of the Bite, Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
2000
Still-Life, Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden, Germany (solo)
2000
Tikkun (Restoration), New Gallery / Thom Andriola, Houston, TX (solo)
2000
The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY. Curated by Lilly Wei
2000
The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, 1982-2000, Exit Art Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by J. Ingberman & P. Colo
2000
90th Anniversary of Tel Aviv-Yafo Contemporary Cityscapes-Israeli & American Artists, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curated by Prof. Mordechai Omer
2000
Place Mark Person Mark, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel. Curated by Meira Lehman-Perry
2000
Monumental Drawings, Exit Art Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Jeanette Ingberman & Papo Colo
2000
The Vera, Silva and Arturo Schwartz Collection of Contemporary Art, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
1999
Deep Storage, Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna, Austria, (Catalogue) (solo)
1999
Overpass: Painting Beyond History, New Gallery / Thom Andriola, Houston, TX (solo)
1999
Tel Aviv-Yafo, 1909-1999: Contemporary Cityscapes, Israeli and American
1998
Modular Composite, Central Fine Arts Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Contemporary Israeli Art: Three Generations, University of London; The National Gallery, Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, Greece; Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Germany, Organized by the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Curator: Mordechai Omer
1998
Open Salute: Inaugural Exhibition, White Box Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Yigal Ozeri: The Grey Series, 1998, Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, (Catalogue) (solo)
1998
Last Dance with Velazquez, Thom Andriola / New Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
1998
The Empty Dress, Caesarea Gallery, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
1997
La Tradicion-Performing Painting, Exit Art Gallery, New York, NY
1997
Dress Structures, Caesarea Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, (Catalogue) (solo)
1997
Unbuilt America: Tears of Buildings, Z Gallery, New York, NY, (Catalogue) (solo)
1997
Unbuilt America: Fragile Architecture, Galerie ATP, Vienna, Austria (solo)
1997
Yigal Ozeri, 1994-1997, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel, Curated by Professor Mordechai Omer, (Catalogue) (solo)
1997
Atlas-Yigal Ozeri, Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden, Germany (solo)
1997
Yigal Ozeri, ARCO Art Fair, Madrid, Spain, Bineth Gallery (solo)
1997
Unbuilt America, Fragile Architecture, Galerie Heike Curtze, Vienna, Austria (solo)
1997
Codified Desires: Rik Ritchey, Lisa Kokin & Yigal Ozeri, Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco. Curator: Anna Novakov, (Catalogue)
1996
Painting All-Over, Again, Palacio de Montemuzo, Zaragova, Spain. Curator:Saul Ostrow, (Catalogue)
1995
Construction in Process V: Co-Existence, The Artists' Museum, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel
1995
The Mad House of Goya, Z Gallery, New York, NY, (Catalogue) (solo)
1995
Yigal Ozeri: New Works, Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden, Germany (solo)
1995
A Lot of White and a Bit of Yellow, Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
1995
Vessels & Shrines, Yigal Ozeri after Frederick Kiesler, The Israel Museum (solo)
1995
Jerusalem, Israel. Curated by Meira Perry-Lehman, (Catalogue) (solo)
1995
After Velazquez, Caesarea Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1994
Business Card: Autumn Exhibition, Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv, (Catalogue)
1994
Born-Unborn, Yigal Ozeri & Wenda Gu, Berlin-Shafir Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1994
The Presence of the Absent: The Empty Chair in the Works of Yigal Ozeri, Haifa Museum of Modern Art, Haifa, Israel. Curated by Professor (solo)
1994
Free Falling, Berlin-Shafir Gallery, New York, NY
1993
Yigal Ozeri, Michal Rovner, Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
1993
The Presence of the Absent: The Empty Chair, Bianca Lanza Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
1993
My Library (The Organic Series), Sala Gaspar Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, (Catalogue) (solo)
1993
My Library, Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden, Germany (solo)
1993
The Chemical Villa & The Hanging Gardens: Yigal Ozeri & William Katavolos, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel (solo)
1993
Unbuilt, Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
1993
Locus, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
1993
Construction in Process IV: My Home is Your Home, The Artists' Museum, Lodz, Poland
1993
Ten by Ten by Ten, Frederieke Talyor Gallery, New York
1992
Book, Box, Word, CoCa (Center of Contemporary Arts) North Miami, Florida
1991
The Presence of the Absent: The Empty Chair in Israeli Art, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curated by Professor Mordechai Omer
1991
Decoy, Yigal Ozeri & Michal Rovner, S. Bitter-Larkin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1990
Interpretation on Fresco Paintings 1989, S. Bitter-Larkin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1990
Matter Becomes Light-Light Becomes Matter, Mishkan L'Omanut Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel; Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel, (Catalogue) (solo)
1990
Ornamentika, Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden, Germany
1989
The Israeli Selection to the Aparto, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat, Gan, Israel
1989
Sieben Israelische Kunstlers, Galerie Frederike Taylor, Berlin
1989
Architecture on Paper, The Israeli Museum, Jerusalem
1989
Line Against Line: Neun Atelierberichte Aus Tel Aviv, Aussetellungshalle im Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1989
Interpretation on Fresco Paintings 1989, Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden, Germany (solo)
1989
Yigal Ozeri, Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, (Catalogue) (solo)
1988
ArtIsrael 1988, traveling exhibition in the United States. Curated by Mary L. Evangelista, Marge Goldwater, Patterson Sims, (Catalogue)
1988
Fresh Paint: The Younger Generation in Israeli Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1987
Yigal Ozeri: Paintings, Meimad Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (Catalogue, text:Gideon Ofrat) (solo)

Literature

2012
Silvers, Emma. Artist Tricks the Eye with Lifelike Painting, Jewish News Weekly, May 10, 2012
2011
Double Your Pleasure, Art + Auction, January 2011
2011
Hrbacek, Mary. Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, Features
2011
Hyperrealist Painter Yigal Ozeri, Artes Magazine, May 24, 2011
2011
Hrbacek, Mary. Yigal Ozeri: Garden of the Gods at Mike Weiss Gallery, NY Art Beat, May 22, 2011
2011
Hrbacek, Mary. Maidens and Muses by Yigal Ozeri, Curators Choice, May 2011
2011
Lagnado, Caroline. Israeli Art in Chelsea: Past, Present in Dialogue, The Jewish Week, May 17, 2011
2010
Mura, Giannina. I love you sous multiples formes, Art Actual, May-June 2010
2010
Limburg, Dirk. Nieuwe plek voor conceptueel realistisch werk, NRC Handelsblad, May 15, 2010
2010
Galerie Brandt nieuw in Amsterdam, COLLECT, Summer 2010
2010
Conceptueel Realisme in HD, Tableau, Summer 2010
2010
Nieuw! Galerie Brandt opent met Olga in the Park, nieuwe schilderijen van Yigal Ozeri, Art ALERT, June 2010
2010
Ter Braak, Bertjan. Rutger Brandt zoekt het avontuur, De Telegraaf Amsterdam, June 4, 2010
2010
The last word..., "Papa was a rollin' stone", The Art Newspaper International Edition (Art Basel Miami Beach Daily Edition), December 1, 2010
2010
Yigal Ozeri: Lizzie Smoking, Underdogs, November 25, 2010
2010
Ramirez, Loreto. Yigal Ozeri - sensuality and hyprrealism, Art Al­mite Magazine, December 2010
2010
Laster, Paul. A Painter's Muse, Flavorwire, November 12, 2010
2010
Sasha. Artist Interview : Yigal Ozeri, Beautiful/Decay, October 28, 2010
2010
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2010
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
Stagemeyer, Suzanna. Art for Investments Sake, Portfolio.com, August 26, 2009
2009
Ayers, Robert. I'm not afraid of the word romanticism, Robert Ayers in conservation with Yigal Ozeri, A Sky Filled With Shooting Stars.com, September 2009
2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
Fernandez, Lorena. Beneath the Seen - Spring exhibition at Wade Wilson Art focuses on works on paper, Houston Chronicle, March 16, 2009
2009
Scope New Focus, The Art Newspaper, March 2009
2009
Yigal Ozeri at Mike Weiss Gallery, White Wall Magazine, March 3, 2009
2008
Maine, Stephen. Report From Kansas City, Live-Work Options,
2008
Crossroads Art Map and Monthly Exhibition Guide, The Pitch, September
2008
Hellman, Rick. Yigal Ozeri Captures Magic in Realistic Paintings, The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle, August 29, 2008, p. 8
2008
Hellman, Rick. Yigal Ozeri Captures Magic in Realistic Paintings, The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle, August 29, 2008, p. 8
2008
Morgan, Robert. Review, Art Press Paris, June, 2008.
2008
Marion Stemberger, Claudia. In the Thicket of Reality: On Mythical Femininity in Yigal Ozeri, Eikon, Issue 62, 2008.
2008
Ayers, Robert. Scope Basel Ups the Ante, ARTINFO, June, 2008
2008
Hirsch, Faye. Scope, Art in America, May, 2008
2008
Somerstein, Rachel. Wunderkind Designer Brings Religion to the Runway, ARTINFO, April, 2008
2008
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2008
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2008
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2008
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2008
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2008
Yigal Ozeri: Genesis, 2008. Essay by Ktzia Alon and Dalia Markowitz. (Exhibition Catalog)
2007
Daniel, Michal. American Painting by an Israeli Painter, Yedioth America, December 28,
2007
Rosenfeld, Jeannie. Hamptons Heat, Art and Auction, July 2007, illus.
2007
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2006
Amy, Michael. The Quest (catalog essay), As Early as New York, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, exh. cat., illus.
2006
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2006
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2006
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2006
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2006
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2006
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2006
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2006
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2006
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2005
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2005
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2005
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2005
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2004
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2003
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2003
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2003
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2001
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2001
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2001
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1999
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