Yohanan Simon

Yohanan Simon, painter was born in 1905, Berlin. From 1927 he lived mainly in France. Beginning in 1934 he worked in New York for the magazine Vogue. In 1936 he immigrated to Mandate Palestine. Until 1953 he was a member of Kibbutz Gan Shmuel. He executed a number of murals for Israeli ships, public buildings and hotels, including Bank of Israel offices in New York and a hotel in Côte d'Ivoire. He also illustrated books and designed stage sets.

Awards and Prizes
1945-46 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
1951 Congress of Jewish Culture Prize, New York City
1952 Zichron Yaakov Prize
1953 The Dizengoff Prize for... Show More

Yohanan Simon, painter was born in 1905, Berlin. From 1927 he lived mainly in France. Beginning in 1934 he worked in New York for the magazine Vogue. In 1936 he immigrated to Mandate Palestine. Until 1953 he was a member of Kibbutz Gan Shmuel. He executed a number of murals for Israeli ships, public buildings and hotels, including Bank of Israel offices in New York and a hotel in Côte d'Ivoire. He also illustrated books and designed stage sets.

Awards and Prizes
1945-46 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
1951 Congress of Jewish Culture Prize, New York City
1952 Zichron Yaakov Prize
1953 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
1956 Israel Olympic Committee Prize
1958 Ramat Gan Prize
1960 Histadrut Prize
1961 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
Outdoor and Public Art
1951 Congress of Jewish Culture, New York City
1956 Israel Olympic Committee
Selected Exhibitions
1948 Venice Biennale
1958 Venice Biennale
1953 São Paulo

Artworks by Yohanan Simon