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Beloosesky Gallery is interested in purchasing paintings or drawings by Yehezkel Streichman. 
Please call (917) 749-4577 or email us at info@beloosesky.com


Yehezkal Streichman was born in Kovno, Lithuania in 1906. Streichman emigrated to Palestine to begin his art education at the influential Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. There he would study art and architecture, and continue his studies in Paris and Florence.

It was painting that Streichman would receive the most notoriety and accomplishment for. He became a member of the modernist art group “New Horizons” in the 1940s. This group style was often referred to as lyrical abstraction, with his signature style of applying thick layers of paint in succession with rich vibrant colors.

Yehezkal Streichman taught art throughout his life, starting in the Kibbutz’s in the 1930s and 40s, and then at the Avni Institute in Tel Aviv until 1979.

His style had a profound effect on the younger artists of the day, and was recognized internationally at the Venice Bienneale of 1948, 1954, and 1966.

Streichman received numerous awards during his life, receiving the Dizengoff Prize (1941, 1944, 1954, 1969), the Ramat Gan Prize (1956), The Moadon Milo Prize (1968) The Sandberg Prize for Israeli Art, awarded by the Israel Museum (1974), the Histradrut Prize (1986), and the Israel Prize (1990).

Yehezkal Streichman passed away in 1993 in Tel Aviv, and would have a street in his old neighborhood in Tel Aviv named after him acknowledging his impart of the arts.
 

EXHIBITION HISTORY

1945
Tel Aviv Museum

1948
Participated in 24th Venice Biennale

1953
Tel Aviv Museum

1954
28th Venice Biennale

1955
3rd Sao Paulo Biennale

1960
Tel Aviv Museum

1961
Israel Gallery, Tel Aviv

1966
33rd Venice Biennale

1967
Beit Yad Labanim Museum

1969
M. Riebenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

1974
Israel Museum
Yodfat Gallery

1975
Tel Aviv Museum
Beit Uri and Rami Museum

1977
Mishkan Le-omanut
Berta Udang Gallery

1979
M. Riebenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

1980
Haifa Msueum of Modern Art
Museum of Art, Ein Harod
Hillel Gallery, Jerusalem

1981
Neomi Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1985
Mishkenot Sha-ananim, Jerusalem

1986
The Knesset, Jerusalem

1987
Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1987
Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1989
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Hecht Museum, Haifa

1990
Beersheba Museum of Israeli Art, Beersheba

1991
Tefen Opem Museum, Tefen

1998
Aharon Kahana House, Ramat Gan

 

EDUCATION

1924-26
Bezalel, Jerusalem

1927
Studied architecture in Paris

1928-31
Academy of Art, Florence, Italy

1931-36
Returned to Kovno

1944
Avni Institute, Tel Aviv, painting


TEACHING

1936
Painting in elementary and high schools

1941
Kibbutz Ashdot Yaakov, painting


PRIZES

1941, 1944, 1954, 1969
Dizengoff Prize

1956
Ramat Gan Prize

1968
Moadon Milo Prize

1974
Sandberg Prize for Israeli Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1986
Histadrut Prize

1990
Israel Prize.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

1941-44
A member of Kibbutz Ashdot Yaakov

1945-48
Founded "The Studio", Tel Aviv, with Stematsky

1948
One of the founders of "New Horizon" Group

1981
Made an Honorary citizen of Tel Aviv

1992
Honorary President, Association of Artists and Sculptors