Carved at the Joints

Uriel Miron, Are You Bluish, 2024, beechwood and oil-paint, 123x335x37 cm (1)

Read text by curator Aya Miron: Hebrew English ______ Within the generous spaces of Chelouche Gallery, Jaffa, Uriel Miron presents new sculptures in wood, in which the hard, constructive material pretends to be soft and yielding. In “Carved at the Joints”, we encounter volumetric forms that seem soft and fleshy, even juicy. They are joined […]

Silent Dialogue

Yossi Mark, Moody Blues (2), 2021, oil on canvas, 54.5x75.5 cm

Yossi Mark’s painterly practice is distinguished by an acute visual analysis whereby he studies and formulates the reality in front of him. His devotion to a systematic examination of the observed subject results in direct intimate contact between artist and image, and between image and viewer. Mark relies on facts to distill a reality, but […]

Valley of Hell

Pamela Levy, Tire Yard, Nude Figures, 1984-1985, oil on canvas, 140x198 cm

Read exhibition text (IN HEBREW): LINK Read ‘Valley of Hell’, text by Itamar Levy: IN HEBREW, IN ENGLISH Avi Pitchon, Haaretz, on Pamela Levy’s Exhibition: LINK   The work of Pamela Levy, one of the prominent and central figurative artists in the Israeli art world, is full of tensions and contrasts: strength and vulnerability, intimacy […]

Blinds

Blinds (1), 2000-2001,photograph on blinds, 180X150 cm

In the exhibition Michal Shamir will present 5 scenery photographs of desolation, yellow from the haze and dust, glued onto gigantic shades that are pierced in light slits through which the light does not shine.  Between them a video is projected in a loop, showing a nipple spraying milk on to the camera lens in […]

My Death Came To Me Suddenly

Yael Yudkovik, 'My Death Came To Me Suddenly', Installation view at Chelouche Gallery (6)

The current solo exhibition by Yael Yudkovik holds hints and outlines of contexts, above and under the ground. Yudkovik’s art is mostly nourished by biographical materials, evolving through a continuing dialog with death, via the awareness of finality on the one hand, and the effort to put it off on the other, with playful tricks, […]

Shadows on a Mountainside

Untitled, 2020, oil on canvas, 81x59.5 cm

In the exhibition “Shadows on a Mountainside”, the artist Shai Yehezkelli presents a new body of paintings that expands the visual lexicon associated with him. The Jewish-diasporic or Orientalist motifs that characterized Yehezkelli’s previous works, give way to an engagement with the painting’s interior spaces. These extend down a sinking ship, up a mountain, or […]

The Iron Road – The Drawings

Ira Eduardovna, 'The Iron Road - The Drawings', 2021, ink and gouache on paper, Detail (11)

In the exhibition ”The Iron Road – The Drawings”, at the north gallery of Chelouche Gallery, 130 original drawings – appearing in the graphic novel by Ira Eduardovna – will be presented. The graphic novel is a peek behind the scenes of the video work “The Iron Road”, which is currently being shown at the […]

Daydreamers

Michal Chelbin, Miriam, Inkjet Archival Print, 80x80 cm, 2020

The exhibition “Daydreamers” is Michal Chelbin’s second solo exhibition at the Chelouche Gallery and is dedicated to fashion photography, including projects created by Chelbin for leading fashion houses such as Dior, Lanvin, and Gucci. The works in this exhibition constitute a rich theme of fascinating visual work that takes place locally and internationally. Chelbin has […]

Yadid Rubin: Works 1953-2011

Yadid Rubin, Untitled (17), 2004, oil on canvas, 90x110 cm

Artist Yadid Rubin is considered one of the most established artists in Israel,  his paintings express the beautiful “Israeliness” of the kibbutz landscapes, tractors in vast plowed fields, citrus groves, and cypress boulevards; Disappearing landscapes and, continue to exist in his paintings, free from visible dependencies; Rubin, as known, painted in a studio that had […]

Moonshine

Gideon Gechtman, White Peacock, Gideon Gechtman, White Peacock, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Divided Mirror, 1975-99, glass mirror, 2 elements, 120X100 cm each

The opening exhibition of 2023 in Chelouche Gallery’s new space is the exhibition of the artist Gideon Gachtman (1942 – 2008), one of the pillars of Israeli art, and Michelangelo Pistoletto (born in 1933). Both have been among Chelouche’s artists for over three decades. Gachtman, one of the leading Israeli artists and the pioneers of […]

Pekin Opera Facing Design and Augmented Reality

Peking Opera Facial Designs n°1, color photograph, 47 x 47 in (120x120 cm)

Since the beginning of my artistic journey, I have used masks, whether traditional Japanese Noh Masks or popular and funny plastic masks. The masks present an element of distance that has always interested me” – ORLAN In this exhibition, pioneering artist ORLAN, continues to blur the boundaries between art, anthropology, technology, and science. The series […]

Passage International No.2

David Mach, Heavy Duty, Installation at Hamumche Gallery, 1997, 50 Tons of Newspapers, 3 Shipping Containers, 500 Wood Plates, Installation View (1)

“Passage” International Art Encounters Project No.2  Nira Itzhaki The joint exhibition between the British artist David Mach and the Israeli artist Zadok Ben-David is the second in a series of international “Passage” encounters at the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art. The project, which started in November 1996 in cooperation with Dr. Lóránd Hegyi, the director […]

The Slave Song

The artist Amir Nave inaugurates the new space of the Chelouche Gallery in Old Jaffa with the exhibition “The Slave Song”. Nave (48), Born in Be’er Sheva, lives and works now in Jaffa, Paris and York. The exhibition ”The Slave Song”, which will open on September 8, is the third part in a trilogy whose […]

Poetic Sun

Yadid Rubin, 'Untitled', 1995-2001, Oil on canvas, 130x130 cm

Link to text written by Nira Itzhaki (In Hebrew): ‘Yadid Rubin: The Last Eretz Israel Painter’

Rooms

Tomer Sapir, 'Mother of All Wheat (Amber)', 2014-2015, epoxy, wheat, box 12x30x20 cm

Eight Artists were invited to present their works at the exhibition ‘ROOMS’: Tal Amitai-Lavi, Nadav Weissman, Dana Yoeli, Shai Yehezkeli, Amir Naveh, Tomer Sapir, Assaf Rahat and Tal Shoshan. On this occasion new bodies of work are unveiled in various mediums and creative processes that are usually hidden from view.

Food Weave

The exhibition draws its inspiration from the idea of a “Food Weave”. The concept originates in the field of ecology and relates to different food chains that operate in nature and have diverse interactions among them. Plants and animals are food for other living things in different relationships of producers and consumers. The exhibition seeks […]

Make / Believe

Michal Chelbin, 'Maria', Ukraine, 2019

Curators: Nira Itzhaki, Nimrod Vainer In Michal Chelbin’s new exhibition photographs from five series, which Chelbin has created since the early 2000s until these days, are shown. At the center of the pieces, young adults are apparent – the heroines and heroes of the show. Chelbin has portraited these during photography excursions in Russia, Eastern […]

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