Yosl Bergner

1920 - 2017

Born in Vienna ,to singer Fania Bergner and poet Melech Ravitch. studied with the painter Hirsch Altman in Warsaw and at the Academy of Art of the Victoria National Gallery,Malbourne. Took part in numerous one-person and collective exhibition, in Museums and galleries, both in Israel and abroad.
Represented Isreal in several of the Venice and San Paulo Biennales.
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art has recently held a retrospective exhibition of his works. 
Bergner has illustrated books and designed sceneries as well as costumes for the theater, in particular for Nisim Alloni's plays.

1954- Herman Struck Prize
1955- Dizengoff Prize for Painting
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1920 - 2017

Born in Vienna ,to singer Fania Bergner and poet Melech Ravitch. studied with the painter Hirsch Altman in Warsaw and at the Academy of Art of the Victoria National Gallery,Malbourne. Took part in numerous one-person and collective exhibition, in Museums and galleries, both in Israel and abroad.
Represented Isreal in several of the Venice and San Paulo Biennales.
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art has recently held a retrospective exhibition of his works. 
Bergner has illustrated books and designed sceneries as well as costumes for the theater, in particular for Nisim Alloni's plays.

1954- Herman Struck Prize
1955- Dizengoff Prize for Painting
1980- Israel Prize for the Art of Painting
1985- Honoree Life Membership at the Victoria National Gallery, Melbourne
1996- Sheiber Prize for Literature and the Arts, The Shalom Aleichem House, Tel Aviv.
2000– Retrospective Exhibition, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (Curated by Carmela Rubin)
2006– Yosl Bergner was awarded the title of honored citizen of Tel Aviv.
2013 - Honorary doctorate degree, Haifa University
2014 – The outdoor sculpture - "Brotherhood", by Yosl Bergner was stationed near Haifa city hall

 

 

Artworks by Yosl Bergner