Yehudit Sasportas

Biography

Yehudit Sasportas

1969

born in Ashdod, Israel
lives and works in Berlin and Tel Aviv.

 

1988 - 89

College for Visual Art, Beersheva, Israel

1989 - 93

B.F.A., Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

1997 - 99

M.F.A., Fine Art Department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem in Zusammenarbeit mit der Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel   

1993

Academy of Art and Science, Cooper Union Academy of Art, New York, USA

seit 1993

teaches at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

Awards and Fellowships

2003-2005

The chosen Artist, Israel Cultural Excellence Foundation (IcExcellence)

2004

International studioprogramm of Künstlerhauses Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2003

Artist-in-residence, Binz Foundation, Nairs, Switzerland

2001

Arthur Goldreich Foundation, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

1999

The Israeli Art Prize, Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

1994-1998

Israel-America Fund for Culture, Helena Rubinstein Award for Sculpture
Gotsy Reder Prize for Sculpture

1997

Ingeborg Bachmann Stipendium, Anselm-Kiefer-Preis, Stiftung Wolf, Herzliya, Israel

1996

Kadishman  Prize for Sculpture, America-Israel  Cultural  Foundation, Israel
Young Artist Award, Israeli  Ministry of Culture and Education, Israel

1993

Robert Steinmann Prize for Sculpture, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
Ehud Elhanani Prize, Fine Art Department, Bezalel  Aademy of Art, Jerusalem, Israel    

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2020

Archäologie des Unsichtbaren, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany

2017

Rifts of Absence, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany

2016

HAMAKOM / Films 2008 – 2015, Kunstforeningen Gistrand, Copenhagen, Denmark 

2015

Vertical Swamp - Raw Material, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2013

Seven Winters, The Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

2011

Films, Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig, Leipzig, Berlin

2010

Hazipur, Herbert-Gerisch-Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany

2009

The clearing of the unseen, DA2 Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain

2008

The Laboratory, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Galerie EIGEN + ART, frieze art fair, London, UK

2007

The Guardians of the Threshold, 52. Venedig Biennale, Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind. Art in the present Tense, Israelischer Pavillon, Venice, Italy

2006

The Guardian of the Pearl’ Shadow, Sint-Lukas Galerij Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

2005

The Cave Light, Leonhardi Museum, Dresden, Germany
The Pomegranate Orchard, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2004

The Guardian of the Pearl´s  Shadow 1, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

2003

The Swamp and the Magnetic Ants, Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

2002

By the River, Matrix  200, The Berkely Museum of Art, San Francisco, USA

2001

How did it ever come so far ..., Galerie  EIGEN + ART Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2000

The Carpenter and the Seamstress, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2020

25 Jahre Rohkunstbau, Schloss Lieberose, Brandenburg, Germany
Skulptur & Natur, Skulpturenpark, Schlossgut Schwante, Germany

2019

Gifts for you, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin

2018

Body Talk, Circle1Gallery, Berlin, Germany
No More Reality, Loushy | Art & Projects, Tel Aviv, Israel

2017

Jetzt Druck machen – Druckgrafik aus Leipzig, Museum Angerlehner, Talheim bei Wels, Germany

2016

Wie es uns gefällt - 15 Jahre Herbert Gerisch-Stiftung, Herbert Gerisch-Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany

2015

Paperworld. Kinder- und Jugendzeichnungen zeitgenössischer Künstler, Museum Buchheim, Bernried am Starnberger See, Germany
Harmonie und Umbruch, Marta Herford Museum (Gehry-Galerien), Herford, Germany
Walk the Line / Neue Wege der Zeichnung, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

2013

on paper, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Kalte Rinden – Seltene Erden, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

2012

Kalte Rinden - Seltene Erden, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany / Märkisches Museum Witten, Witten, Germany
Berlin zeichnet!, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Inner Motion, Kunstmuseum unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany

2011

Berlin zeichnet!, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany

2010

Berlin zeichnet!, Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz, Germany
Künstler der Galerie, Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Everybody learns from Disaster, Villa Elisabeth, Berlin, Germany

2009

Site of Silence, Ausstellungshalle für zeitgenössischer Kunst, Münster
Wallworks, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
Ornament and Pride, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium

2008

Sommer bei EIGEN + ART, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Depletion: Works from the Doron Sebbag Art Collection ORS Ltd., Tel-Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
Real Time: Art in Israel 1998-2008, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Eventually We’ll Die. Young Art in Israel of the Nineties, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel
Access to Israel I & II, Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Back to black, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover. Germany

2007

Neue Heimat, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Gegen den Strich, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Ausgezeichnet!, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

2006

Raft of the Medusa, National Museum Warschau & Krakow, Poland
Gal Weinstein. Huleh Valley, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
All the best. The Deutsche Bank Collection and Zaha Hadid, Singapore Art Museum
Mini Israel: 70 Models, 45 Artists, One Space, The Israel Museum of Art, Jerusalem, Israel
Far and away: The Fantasy of Japan in Contemporary Israeli Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2005

The phoenix Collection, Ashdod Museum, Ashdod, Israel
Dreaming  Art  Dreaming realitiy, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
25 Jahre Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany
Portrait, Galerie EIGEN + ART Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Die Neuen Hebräer – 100 Jahre Kunst in Israel, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

2004

Drawing today, Centro de Arte Contemoráneo de Málaga, Spain
A European Portrait #2, Rohkunstbau, Groß Leuthen, Germany
Point of View, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Romantica, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

2003

Sommer bei EIGEN + ART, Galerie  EIGEN + ART Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Chilufim, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Gemany / Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany / Museum Am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany

2002

Chilufim, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Personal Plans, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Recent Acquisitions, The Uzi Zucker Fund for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Sommer bei EIGEN + ART, Galerie  EIGEN + ART Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

2001

Las pasiones, Bienal de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

2000

Ladies and Gentleman, Contemporary Israeli Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

1999

The Passion and The Wave, 6th International Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul, Turkey
Young International Art, Galerie  EIGEN + ART Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Bad kids, good kids, The Israel Museum of Art, Jerusalem, Israel
The Biennial of the Mediterranean, Rome, Italy

1998

Four Israeli Women Artists, Art Triennale, New Delhi, India
Women Artists in Israel, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
90 Years of  Israeli Art - Works of the Joseph Hachmi-Israel Phoenix Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
12 x 12, The Bezalel Graduant  Program of Young Artists, The Maurice Louis Gallery, Bezalel  Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel
Bamot. The building, destruction and restoration of high places. Israel `48 - `98, Jüdisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

1997

Biennale of the Mediterranean, Turin, Italy

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