MICHAEL (MISHA) RAPOPORT

Misha Rapoport was born in 1948 in Alma Ata Kazakhstan. He graduated from the Art Academy of Tashkent in 1972, after which returned to Alma Ata where he gained official status as a sculptor. He created several works commissioned by the authorities and the Kazakhstan Museum purchased three figurative sculptures executed in Bronze. In 1990 Rapoport decided to immigrate to Israel where quickly began showcasing his work in various exhibitions.  

Selected One-Person Exhibitions:

1978 Artists’ Association, Alma Ata.
1980 Museum of Art, Alma Ata.
1987 Architects’ Association, Moscow.
1990 Culture Center, Netanya.
1993 Gesher Gallery, Netanya.
1994 Municipal... Show More

Misha Rapoport was born in 1948 in Alma Ata Kazakhstan. He graduated from the Art Academy of Tashkent in 1972, after which returned to Alma Ata where he gained official status as a sculptor. He created several works commissioned by the authorities and the Kazakhstan Museum purchased three figurative sculptures executed in Bronze. In 1990 Rapoport decided to immigrate to Israel where quickly began showcasing his work in various exhibitions.  

Selected One-Person Exhibitions:

1978 Artists’ Association, Alma Ata.
1980 Museum of Art, Alma Ata.
1987 Architects’ Association, Moscow.
1990 Culture Center, Netanya.
1993 Gesher Gallery, Netanya.
1994 Municipal Hall, Dortmund, Germany.
2000 The Blue Bird, Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod.
2000 Yearning to Return,Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv.
2005 Witness, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv.
2007 Industrial zone- Guests, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv.
2009 Private Ornithology, Dan Gallery, Tel Aviv  
2010 Between Day and Night, Dan Gallery, Tel Aviv  

Selected Group Exhibitions:

1982 Central Hall Exhibition, Artists’ Association, Moscow.
1987 Central Hall Exhibition, Artists’ Association, Moscow.
1987 Poznan Biennale, Poznan, Poland.
1988 Baku Biennale, Baku, Azerbaijan (Silver Medal Award).
1990 Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv.
1993 Binyanei Ha’uma, Jerusalem.
1994 Art Focus, Jerusalem.
1994 Art Museum, Beer-Sheva.
1996 “Passage” – 10 Artists at the Israel Parliament, Jerusalem.
1997 Fourth Sculpture Biennale, Ein Hod.
1998 Tova Osman Gallary, Tel Aviv.
1999 Haifa International Installation Triennale, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa.
2002 Focus on Painting, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa.
2002 “Artists of the Ideal”, Palazzo Forti, Verona, Italy.
2007 “Contemporary Art” Reeding, Tel Aviv.
2014 "Invasion", Dan Gallery, Tel Aviv

Artworks by MICHAEL (MISHA) RAPOPORT