Pesach Slabosky

Born in Detroit 1947
Immigrated to Israel in 1978
Pesach Slabosky passed away April 2019.

Education
1971-1975 Brooklyn Museum Art School, New York
1965-1969 Columbia University, New York City

Teaching
2003-2018 Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
2002-2003 The College for Technical Instruction, Tel Aviv
2001-2007 Emunah College, Jerusalem
1998-1999 Kalisher Art School, Tel Aviv

Prizes

2014 The Arik Einstein Prize, The Israel Minister of Science, Culture, and Sport
2008 Encouragement of Creativity Prize, The Israel Minister of Science, Culture, and Sport
2000 The Sandberg Prize, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1999 The Prize of the Israel Minister of Science, Culture, and Sport
1995 Isracart Prize, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art
1993 George and Janette Jaffin Prize, America-Israel Cultural Foundation
1987 Oscar Hendler Prize, Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot
1983 Gelber Prize for an immigrant artist, Jerusalem Association of Painters
and Sculptors

 

Solo Exhibitions
2018 “That’s the Third Dream That I Remember”, Givon Gallery
2013 “There is no doubt about the fact that the genitals, in order to be blown clean, often as not, take up lodging in the nostrils. “, Givon Gallery
2011 The Glass and Ceramics Department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
2009 Culture is a Symbol in the Shape of a Life Buoy, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2006 Golconda Fine Art, Tel Aviv
2005 “The Song of the Saw”, Artists House, Tel Aviv
2004 “Elongated Format”, David Yellin College, Jerusalem
2003 “The Continuation of Biological Life II”, Herziliya Museum
“Double A Fleet”, Tal Esther Gallery, Tel Aviv
Joint Exhibit—Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot and Kibbutz Rosh Hanikra
2002 “Monument”, Ellul, Jerusalem
2001 “Using My Talent for the Benefit of Humankind”, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1999 “Works on Paper, 1973-1999”, Kibbutz Nachshon
1998 “The Continuation of Biological Life”, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1997 “In Spite of Ourselves”, The Art Seminary, Beit Berl
“Ten in Musrara”, A Cooperative Project of Office in Tel Aviv and the
Municipality of Jerusalem
“Never Did Anything Hard”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1997, catalogue
1996 “Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Blue, 1995”, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1995 Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot
1993 Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
1990 Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
“Iceland in Israel”, Bograshov Gallery, Tel Aviv
1988 The School of Visual Theater, Jerusalem
1987 Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot
1986 “The Musician of Light”, Aika Brown Gallery, Jerusalem
1985 Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot
19811984 Alon Gallery, Jerusalem, five exhibits

Duo Exhibitions
2010 “Amazing Scenes In Pesach’s Studio,” Mamuta, Jerusalem, with Joel Kantor
2004 The Art Seminary, Beit Berl, with Shai-Li Uziel
2000 Memorial Center, Tivon, with Nomi Bruckmann
1992 Mary Fauzi Gallery, Jaffa

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Keeping at Distance: On Intimacy in Contemporary Painting, Petach Tikva Museum of Art
2016 Off the Frame, The Kupferman Collection, Kibbutz Lohamei HaGeta’ot
2013 I Can’t Control My Hands, Hanina Gallery
2011 “And What Shall We Do with Painting in the 21st Century”, Haifa Museum of Art
“The Best of the Best”, Givon Galllery, Tel Aviv
2010 “Family Romance”, The Bezalel Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Trip”, The Gallery at Minshar, Tel Aviv
“In the Finest Company”, Barbur, Jerusalem
2009 “Objects”, Barbur, Jerusalem
2008 From Top to Bottom, Art Tel Aviv
“The Jerusalem Ghost”, Artists’ Studios, Teddy Stadium, Jerusalem
2007 “Open Park”, Artists House, Tel Aviv
“Orthodox Tune”, Brun, Dusseldorf
“Canon”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
“Art Ha’Aretz 6”, Jaffa
“The High Command”, Lilienblum 41, Tel Aviv
“All the Shades Between Black and White”, Gilit Fischer Gallery, Tel Aviv
2006 “Shameless Painting in 2006”, Barbur, Jerusalem
2005 “Time to See”, Tal Esther Gallery, Tel Aviv
2004-2005 “Alphabet” Stockholm Art Fair and other locations in Sweden
2002 “Focus on Painting”, Haifa Museum
“The Height of the Popular”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2001 “Hands”, Israel Museum Youth Wing
2000 “Republiche Delle Arte: Israele”, La Palazza delle Papesse, Sienna, Italy (catalogue)
1999 “Summer Harvest”, Israel Museum
“Tel Aviv-Jaffa, 1909-1999, Contemporary Views”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (catalogue)
1998 “The Small Light”, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
“Ninety Years of Israeli Art, a selection from the collection of Joseph
Hackmey–The Israeli Phoenix, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (catalogue)
“Good Children, Bad Children”, Israel Museum, Jerusalem (catalogue)
1994 “Subtropical”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
“…Mr. Sweety”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
1993 “Five Artists from Jerusalem”, Slanka Hall, Moscow; Manzh Hall, Saint Petersburg (catalogue)
“Those in the Home, Those in the Yard”, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1992 Foundation, Leipzig, Bonn, Berlin (catalogue)
1991 “Israeli Art-An Expanded View”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
“Einblicke-Ausblicke”, Israeli Artists, The Leipzig Opera and the Adenauer

 

Films
2010 Amazing Scenes from Pesach’s Studio”
1997 Pesach Comes to Town, Rotem Belva

Curating
2015 Cinderella, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem
2013 Into the Voids, Hadasa college, Jerusalem
2010 “In the Finest Company”, Barbur, Jerusalem
2008 “For the Fallen” (Works of Gabriel Kricheli) Jerusalem Artists’ House
“Women”, Barbur, Jerusalem
2006 “Shameless Painting in 2006”, Barbur, Jerusalem
2005 “Time to See”, Tal Esther Gallery, Tel Aviv
1999 “Navigator” (works of Moshe Kupferman) Kalisher Art School, Tel Aviv

Recording
2006 “Rage at Noon”, singer, with Dj. Blondie, Shoshana, Jerusalem

Writings
The Reconditioned Inspiration (book–Hebrew translation), Bezalel
Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem 1989
Special Project for Studio, Studio #58 (November-December 1994)
“Professional Artist”, bimonthly column in Studio, 1995 to present
“Living with Chaos” (about the Kandinsky exhibit at the Israel Museum)
Studio #109
“Four Very Short Essays about Moshe Kupferman”, Studio #112
“Rembrandt’s Time” (a review of Rembrandt’s Eyes by Simon Schama)
Studio #122
All writings in Studio are in Hebrew translation.
“For Your Eyes Only” (English) in the catalogue of “Never Did Anything
Hard” (see above)
“Pesach Comes to Town”, conversation with Moshe Ninio and Uri Tsaig
(Hebrew) in the catalogue of “Never Did Anything Hard”
“The Artist Pesach Slabosky Attempts a Civilized Reply to Galia Yahav’s Article in the Previous Issue of Ma’ayan”, Ma’ayan#5, 2009

Group Performance
2003 “Innocence” (Tom), Hazira Habinthumit, Jerusalem

Recording
2006 “Rage at Noon”, singer, with Dj. Blondie, Shoshana, Jerusalem

Artist’s Book
2000 Mourning Poems, poems by Mordechai Geldman, Har-El Press, Jaffa

Writings
2009 “The Artist Pesach Slabosky Attempts a Civilized Reply to Galia Yahav’s Article which Appeared in the Previous Edision of Ma’ayan”
1997 “Pesach Comes to Town”, conversation with Moshe Ninio and Uri Tsaig
(Hebrew) in the catalogue of “Never Did Anything Hard”
1997 “Hard”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
1995 to 2004 “Professional Artist”, bimonthly column in Studio, 1995 to 2004
“Living with Chaos” (about the Kandinsky exhibit at the Israel Museum)
Studio #109
“Four Very Short Essays about Moshe Kupferman”, Studio #112
“Rembrandt’s Time” (a review of Rembrandt’s Eyes by Simon Schama)
Studio #122
All writings in Studio are in Hebrew translation.
“For Your Eyes Only” (English) in the catalogue of “Never Did Anything
1994 Special Project for Studio, Studio #58 (November-December)
1989 The Reconditioned Inspiration (book–Hebrew translation), Bezalel
Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem