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Aharon Giladi
Old Yishuv, Israel, Watercolor Painting Israeli Modernist Kibbutz Artist

$500

About

Aharon Giladi, Israeli painter, born in Russian Empire, 1907-1993 Aharon Golodetz (later Giladi) was born in Belarus, Russia to a wealthy family. In 1923-1926, he studied at the Leningrad Academy of Art. In 1926, he was exiled to Siberia for Zionist activity. In 1929, he immigrated to the Land of Israel, then Palestine, and helped to found Kibbutz Afikim in the Jordan valley. In 1934, he married Dvora Sifelman and worked as a builder and plasterer. He began to draw sketches of kibbutz life and taught art locally. His dynamic lines link subject to subject and figure to figure, displaying the magical nexus between objects and figures while reserving the characteristic elements of each. Everything accords with the invisible spirit which hovers over all. In 1942, he published a book of sketches with a foreword by the Hebrew author and poet Lea Goldberg. In 1948, Giladi left the kibbutz and moved to Kfar Saba. He won the Dizengoff Prize twice, exhibited in the Biennale of Venice in 1946, and was awarded the Dizengoff Prize again in 1954. In 1952, he published an album of drawings of the laying of the oil pipeline between Eilat and Beersheva with a foreword by David Ben-Gurion. He had a solo show in Paris in 1955 and in 1956. In 1955, Giladi settled in Holon and maintained a studio in Safed. Giladi's early work was influenced by the Paris school in his use of color and expressive brushwork. He gradually moved toward abstraction, painting figures without faces and employing a dark palette. In his later years, he used oil pastels. Education 1923-1926 Leningrad Academy of Art Awards And Prizes 1954 Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture 1958 Dizengoff Prize 1957 Prize, Sao Paolo Biennale, Brazil 1960 The Histadrut Prize General Exhibition Art Gallery of the ''Habima'' Building, Tel Aviv, 1941 Artists: Shemi, Menahem Frenkel, Itzhak Castel, Moshe Atar (Aptekar), Chaim Litvinovsky, Pinchas Stematsky, Avigdor Streichman, Yehezkel Levanon, Mordechai Kossonogi, Joseph Naton, Abraham Shorr, Zvi Hendler, David Lubin, Arieh (Leo) Paldi, Israel Gliksberg, Haim Zaritsky, Yossef Baser, Robert Ziffer, Moshe Sternschuss, Moses Priver, Aaron Giladi, Aharon Krize, Yehiel Feigin, Dov Taarohat Hasmona Taarohat Hasmona, Art Gallery of the ''Habima'' Building, Tel Aviv, 1942 Artists: Streichman, Yehezkel Naton, Abraham Giladi, Aharon Krize, Yehiel Meirovich, Zvi Stematsky, Avigdor Aroch, Arie Katz Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv 1942 Artists:Avni, Aharon Berger, Genia Giladi, Aharon Zaritsky, Yossef Stematsky, Avigdor Feigin, Dov Sternschuss, Moses

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  • Artist
    Aharon Giladi (1907 - 1993, Israeli)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.5 in. (39.37 cm)Width: 19.25 in. (48.9 cm)
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  • Condition
    toning to mat.
  • Gallery Location
    Bal Harbour, FL
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