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Mitch Becker
Early Drawing and Watercolor Painting Figurative Abstraction

$650

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Mitchell Mitch Becker, painter, born November 12, 1938, Chicago, Illinois. 1972, Emigrated to Israel. Education 1961 - School of the Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois. Bachelor of Art Education, 1971 - University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Master of Fine Arts, Teaching 1968-1972 High School, Skokie, USA. 1973-1974 Thelma Yellin Art School, Givatayim 1974-1976 Institute of Visual Art, Beersheba 1977-1981 Art Teachers College, Ramat Hasharon 1981-1982 Bezalel, Jerusalem Awards And Prizes 1958-61, Anna Tucson Scholarship, USA Mitchell Becker emerged into the art world of late 1950s Chicago, between gestures of Abstract Expressionism and declarations about the "death of painting." The hot names of his youth, such as Willem De Kooning, Mark Rothko, and Larry Rivers, provided him with interest and challenges for years to come, and his awe for them is still evident in his voice to date, many years after drawing away from them. This work is reminiscent of the work of Saul Steinberg and Philip Guston. Heroes - Past and Present, Yad Labanim Museum, Petach-Tikva Artists: Shalom Moskowitz, (Shalom of Safed) Yohanan Simon, Boris Schatz, Motti Mizrachi, Hanan Milner, Mitchell Becker, Edith Samuel, Ludwig Schwerin, Igael Tumarkin, Talia Tokatly. EDUCATION: 1971 Master of Fine Arts,University of Chicago, Illinois 1961 Bachelor of Art Education School of the Art Institute Chicago, Illinois SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2012 Fresh Paint Art Fair Tel Aviv , Israel 2009 Rothschild Fine Arts Gallery Teal Aviv, Israel 2000 Sara Ehrman Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel 1995 Culture Center Kfar Saba, Israel 1992 Tova Ossman Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel 1978 Ella Gallery Jerusalem, Israel 1973 Yodfat Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel 1972 Chicago Arts Council Chicago, Illinois 1970 Masters Exhibition University of Chicago 1967 Gordon Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel 1966 Massada Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2008 Self Portraits Givatayim Municipal Gallery Israel 2008 10 plus Revisited Tel Aviv Museum, Israel 2008 60 years Israeli Art Ashkelon Museum, Israel 2000 Salon D'Automne Grand Palais, Paris 1997 Eye Level Artists’ House, Jerusalem 1996 Four Realist Painters Hecht Museum, University of Haifa, Haifa Israel 1995 The second Line: Exhibition of Drawings Ramot Eliahu, Israel 1994 Art Focus Mishkenot Shananim Jerusalem, Israel 1992 Painting from Photographs, Painting from Nature Ramot Eliahu, Israel 1989 Realism Rehovot Culture Center, Israel 1975 Immigrant Artists Residence of the President of Israel Jerusalem, Israel 1970 Watercolor U.S.A. Museum, Springfield Mo., U.S.A 1969 Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity Museum of the Art Institute Chicago, IL. 1968 New Horizons McCormick Place, Chicago Il. 1967 Labyrinth Jerusalem Museum, Israel 1966 Autumn Salon Helena Rubenstein Museum Tel Aviv, Israel 1965-1968 10 Plus...exhibited with group Israel 1963 Biennial of Prints and Drawings Museum of the Art Institute Chicago, IL. Chicago Arts Festival McCormick Place Chicago, IL. Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity Museum of the Art Institute Chicago, IL. 1960 64th National Open Exhibition Denver, Colorado U.S.A. 1959 Annual Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity Museum of the Art Institute Chicago, IL

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    Mitch Becker (1938, American)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 13 in. (33.02 cm)Width: 11 in. (27.94 cm)
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  • Condition
    needs new mat.
  • Gallery Location
    Bal Harbour, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3823150053

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