YAIR BARAK

Yair Barak, Born 1973

Studies

2008 - currently studies for MFA, Bard College, New York
2000 - Excellently graduates the department of photography, Camera Obscura school of Art, Tel-Aviv
1996 - 1997 Architecture Department, Bezalel Academy of art and design, Jerusalem

Solo exhibitions

2011 – Immersion, solo exhibition at Dan Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Ravit Harari
2010 – Regarding history, Tavi-Dresdner gallery, tel Aviv
Works from an archive, a joint  show with Orit Raff at the Tivon Art Gallery. 
2007 - Explosive, Herzlya Museum of Contemporary Art
2007 - midnight frost, Solo exhibition at the Kibbutz Gallery... Show More

Yair Barak, Born 1973

Studies

2008 - currently studies for MFA, Bard College, New York
2000 - Excellently graduates the department of photography, Camera Obscura school of Art, Tel-Aviv
1996 - 1997 Architecture Department, Bezalel Academy of art and design, Jerusalem

Solo exhibitions

2011 – Immersion, solo exhibition at Dan Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Ravit Harari
2010 – Regarding history, Tavi-Dresdner gallery, tel Aviv
Works from an archive, a joint  show with Orit Raff at the Tivon Art Gallery. 
2007 - Explosive, Herzlya Museum of Contemporary Art
2007 - midnight frost, Solo exhibition at the Kibbutz Gallery, Tel-Aviv. 
2005 - Earth works, solo exhibition at Haifa Museum of Art. Curator: Yehudit Matzkel
2003 - Getaways, solo exhibition at Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv

Selected group exhibitions

2010 – Orozco was here, Bezalel Academy of art & design gallery, Tel Aviv, Curator: Ruthi Director
Body of Evidence, Mika gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Liav Mizrahi
2009 - My camp, group show in Dolinger Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Liav Mizrahi
In the same breath, Tavi-Dresdner Gallery Tel Aviv, curator: Yael Yudkovik
Explosion, Contemporarry Israeli Art, Free studios, Geneve. Curator: Keren Bar Gil
Tel Aviv time, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Curator: Nilly Goren
2008 - Dialoge, Yair Barak & Ohad Matalon at the Midrasha gallery, Beit-Berl
2007 - Engagement, Group exhibition at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
curator-miss america, Inbal Yona Levi at the Artist's House, Jerusalem
2006 - curator-the third generation – Photography as an Identity Crisis, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv
2004 - the deceit of the outskirts, solo exhibition at the Ben-Gurion University Be'er-Sheba. 
2004 - curator-men in blue and white, Camera Obscura Gallery, Tel Aviv
2003 - The Jacques and Genya Ohana Collection of Israeli Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2001 - dwelling unit, a two artist's project, the Architect’s House Gallery, Jaffa.

Collections

Tel Aviv Museum of art
Haifa Museum of art
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Herzlya museum of contemporary art
Shoken Collection
Hapoalim Bank, Israel
Judy & Michael Steinhardt, NY
Privet Collections

Awards

2009 – Artist/teacher fellowship, The ministry of culture
2002 - sharet prize of the America-Israel cultural foundation
2000 - sharet prize of the America-Israel cultural foundation

Selected Publications by Yair Barak

2010 – on Angelica sher's work  – the Moscow biennale, catalog
2009 - the far has never been so near - Thoughts after angelica Sher's 13, text for the Moscow biennale
2009 - topography, text at the Tavi-Dresdner Gallery, Tel Aviv
2007 - habitus, Exposed photography – on Yaacov Israel's work, Exhibition catalog
2007 - Annan Zukerman's Eliezer Blum project, Exhibition catalog
2006 - Masmerim Magazine, postcards – Yair Barak about his own works
2006 - memory of the sea, on Gaston Ickowitz's work in the Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv

Selected Reviews on Barak's work

2007 - afterimage, Vol.35 , The abused landscape: The works of young Israeli
2007 - Ynet, The departure of the real, After Yair Barak's Frost, Article by Taly Cohen Garbuz
2007 - frost catalog, Variations on a still life, text by Dalia Markovich and Ktzia Alon
2007 - frost catalog, White Foam over black sea, text by Yaniv Shapira
2007 - Yedioth Achronot Daily, Flags all over the country, Critics by Ruth Director
2007 - Hai'r Tel-aviv, Local Order, critic by Hemda Rosenbaum
2007 - Time Out, photographed article, critic by Dana Shwaffi
2006 - separation, the politics of territorial Separation In Israel, a book by Shelly Cohen and Haim Yaacobi
2006 - Haaretz Daily, Photography is dead, long live photography! Critic by Uzi Tzur
2006 - masmerim, magazine of literature, postcards, portfolio and cover by Yair Barak
2005 - Haaretz daily, the snowy mountain is a gravel hill, article by Dana Gilerman

 

Artworks by YAIR BARAK