Raffi Lavie 2017-07-05T16:08:11+00:00

Project Description

Raffi Lavie

* 1937 in Tel Aviv, †  2007  Tel Aviv

One-Person Exhibitions–Selection

1960 Rina Gallery, Jerusalem
1961 Katz Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Yona Fischer
1965 Katz Gallery, Tel Aviv
1966 Collages – 65, Oil Paintings – 66, Massada Gallery, Tel Aviv
1967 Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1970 Experiments in Sculpture & Objects, Sketch for a Film
(20 minutes), Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
Paintings 1970, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1973 21 Paintings, 1962-1972, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Yona Fischer (cat.) Recent Works, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1974 Works on Paper, 1961-69, Debel Gallery, Jerusalem
1975 Paintings, Sara Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem

Recent Works, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

1977 Recent Works: Oil Paintings and Mixed Media,
Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
Raffi Lavie, 1975-77, Sara Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem
1978 Early Works, Oil Paintings, and Drawings, 1960-61,
Debel Gallery, Jerusalem
1979 A Selection of Paintings, The Tel Aviv Museum; curator:
Sara Breitberg (cat.; texts: Sara Breitberg, Hanoch Ron)
1985 New Works, Noemi Givon Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
1986 New Works, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
1987 Uri and Rami Nehushtan Museum, Kibbutz Ashdot
Yaacov Meuchad, Israel; curator: Dorit Keidar
The Art Gallery, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel
1988 Raffi Lavie: A Retrospective, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel; curator: Meir Ahronson (cat.; text: Meir Ahronson)
1991 Heads & Jars, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
Works, 1985-1990, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv;
W. Asperger Gallery, Knittlingen and Strasbourg
(cat.; texts: Adam Baruch, Itamar Levy)
1992 New Works, Mary Faouzi Gallery, Jaffa, Israel
Beyond Drawing, Galerie Marie-Louise Wirth, Zurich
1993 Raffi: The Early Paintings, 1957-61, Tel Aviv Museum of Art;
curator: David Ginton (cat.; text: David Ginton)
1994 Paintings and Drawings, 1993-94, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2000 Recent Paintings and Mini-Retrospective of Works on Paper, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2003 Raffi Lavie: Works from 1950 to 2003, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Sarit Shapira (cat.; texts: Yona Fischer, Sarit Shapira)
2005 Arab–Violet Moustache, Paintings 2003-05, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv and Galerie Asperger, Berlin (cat.; texts: Ory Dessau, Shva Salhoov)
2008 The Last, Not Least, Heavenly Paintings, Givon Art Gallery,
Tel Aviv

Two-Person Exhibitions–Selection

1978 Raffi Lavie, Yudith Levin, Sara Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem
2001 New Paintings and Shulkhan Aroch, Givon Art Gallery,
Tel Aviv (with Yair Garbuz)
Raffi Lavie and Yoav Efrati, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
2003 New Works: Paintings, Video, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
(with Moshe Gershuni)
2006 New Works; Raffi Lavie, Simcha Shirman, Gordon Gallery,
Tel Aviv

Group Exhibitions–Selection

1960 Three Young Artists, Rina Gallery, Jerusalem
1961 Recent Acquisitions, Bezalel Museum, Jerusalem
61: Exhibition of Modern Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, The Tel Aviv Museum
1962 Trends 1, The Levant Fair, Exhibition Grounds, Tel Aviv; curator: Yona Fischer (cat.)
1963 oday’s Form – Young Israeli Artists, Bezalel Museum, Jerusalem (cat.)
New Horizons, Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel; curator: Yona Fischer
Calligraphy and Paint, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; curator: Ad Peterson
Young Artist Biennial, Paris; curator: Haim Gamzu
1964 Art Israel: 23 Painters and Sculptors, Bezalel Museum,
Jerusalem; Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, The Tel Aviv Museum; Museum of Modern Art, Haifa; The Negev Museum, Beersheba; Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel; curator: William C. Seitz
Tazpit: Exhibition of Israel Painters and Sculptors,
Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, The Tel Aviv Museum (cat.)
Art Israel: 26 Painters and Sculptors, travelling exhibition in Israel, the United States and Canada, organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York; curator: William C. Seitz (cat.)
1965 Beersheba Museum, Israel
Ramat Gan Artists, Immanuel House, Ramat Gan, Israel
Trends in Israeli Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem;
curator: Yona Fischer (cat.)
Exhibition of Young Israeli Artists, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion,

The Tel Aviv Museum (cat.)
The Autumn Exhibition: Israeli Artists, Helena Rubinstein
Pavilion, The Tel Aviv Museum (cat.)
Artists Painting Fashion: 10+ on Textile, Maskit Gallery, Tel Aviv

1966 10+: Large Works, Artists Pavilion (Painters and Sculptors
Association), Tel Aviv (cat.)
Collage, Artists Pavilion (Painters and Sculptors Association), Tel Aviv
Dizengoff House, Tel Aviv
The Autumn Exhibition: Israeli Artists, Helena Rubinstein
Pavilion, The Tel Aviv Museum (cat.)
The Smallest Works of the 10+ Artists and Others, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
10+: Flower Exhibition, Massada Gallery, Tel Aviv
Prints, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1967 10+: Exhibition in Red, Katz Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
Animals, The Artists Pavillon (Painters and Sculptors
Association), Tel Aviv
10+: The Nude, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1968 10+: For and Against, 220 Gallery, Tel Aviv
1969 10+ in Round, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
Young Artists Biennial, Paris; curator: Reuven Berman
1970 10+: 10+ on Venus, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
10+ (The Mattresses), Dugit Gallery, Tel Aviv
1971 Original Graphics by Rudulf Lehmann, Moshe Mokady,
Yohanan Simon, Igael Tumarkin, Raffi Lavie,Yehuda
Wallersteiner, The Jerusalem International Book Fair, Jerusalem
1977 10 Artists from Israel, Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek,
Denmark; curators: Hugo Arne Buch and Yona Fischer (cat.)
1978 Artist and Society in Israeli Art, 1948-1978, The Tel Aviv
Museum; curator: Sara Breitberg (cat.)
1984 Collection C. Majorkas: Contemporary Israeli Art, The Tel Aviv Museum
Two Years, 1983-1984: Israeli Art Qualities Accumulated, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, The Tel Aviv Museum; curator: Sara Breitberg-Semel (cat.)
1985 Milestones in Israel Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem;
curator: Yigal Zalmona (cat.)
Kunst in Israel 1906-1985, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp; curator: Yigal Zalmona (cat.)
1986 John Byle, Lea Nikel, Raffi Lavie, Shlomo Vitkin, Ephraim
Lifschitz, Pinchas Zinovich, Yehezkel Streichman, Uri and Rami Nehushtan Museum, Kibbutz Ashdot Yaacov Meuchad, Israel;
curator: Ilana Teicher (cat.)
The Want of Matter: A Quality in Israeli Art, The Tel Aviv
Museum; curator: Sara Breitberg-Semel (cat.)
Art a Israel: Mostra De Pintura Conemporania, Centro de la Ciudad, Madrid; Palau Robert, Barcelona; curator: Yigal Zalmona
1993 Eye Contact, The Artists’ Studios, Tel Aviv;
curator: Yair Garbuz (cat.)
1998 Perspectives an Israeli Art of the Seventies:
The Boundaries of Language, Tel Aviv Museum of Art;
curator: Mordechai Omer (cat.)
Good Kids, Bad Kids: Childliness in Israeli Art,
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem;
curators: Yigal Zalmona and Nirit Nelson (cat.)
1999 Not to be Looked At: Unseen Sites in Israel Today, The
Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Sarit Shapira (cat.)
2002 The Return to Zion: Beyond the Place Principle, Time for Art – Center for Art, Tel Aviv; curator: Gideon Ofrat (cat.)
2004 Towards Cinema: The First Generation of Projected Images, Haifa Museum of Art; curator: Ilana Tenenbaum (cat.)
Yona at Bezalel, Bezalel Gallery, Tel Aviv;
curators: Sarit Shapira, Sandra Weil (cat.)
2005 Hazeret, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Ory Dessau
Die Neuen Hebräer: A Century of Art in Israel, Martin
Gropius-Bau, Berlin; curators: Doreet LeVitte Harten and
Yigal Zalmona (cat.)
2008

0+: The Ten Plus Group – Myth and Reality, Tel Aviv
Museum of Art; curator: Benno Kalev (cat.)
The Birth of ‚Now‘: Art in Israel in the 1960s, Ashdod
Art Museum / Monart Center, Ashdod, Israel; curators:
Yona Fischer, Tamar Manor-Friedman (cat.)
Near and Apparent – Connections and Contexts: A
Selection from the Benno Kalev Collection, The Open Museum, Tefen Industrial Park, Israel; curator: Benno Kalev (cat.)
Van Gogh in Tel Aviv, Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv; curators:
Carmela Rubin, Edna Erde, Shira Naftali (cat.)
Filmography
Mitz (Petel) [(Raspberry) Juice], 1970, 4 min.
soundtrack: Karlheinz Stockhausen
Sheets, 1970, 20 min
Candies, 1970, 4:30 min, soundtrack: Karlheinz Stockhausen,
Momenta (1965 version)
Sky, 1972, 8 min
Lawn, 1972, 8 min
The Other Side of the Street, 1973, 12 min
Geranium, 1973, 8 min, soundtrack: John Cage, Niccolò
Paganini, Raffi’s voice discussing sculpture in a radio program
Walking, 1974, 9 min
Balcony, 1975, 11 min, soundtrack: Steve Reich
Yonah Hanavi (St.), 1979, 12 min, soundtrack: Philip Glass
Sunset 1981, 17 min, soundtrack: Vito Acconci, Niccolò
Paganini, Steve Reich, the voices of Yair Garbuz, Siona Shimshi, and Igael Tumarkin (DVD version: 14 min)
Home Movie, 2003, 5:12 min, soundtrack: John Cage,
Laurie Anderson
Balcony Movie, 2003, 3:22 min, soundtrack: David Avidan reading his poem “Sanction” (1962)
To the Distant Beloved, Beethoven, or An Open Letter to
Haaretz Editorial Board, 2005, 4:20 min

Raffi Lavie: 1976, acrylic, collage and pencils on plywood, 154 x 122.5 cm

Raffi Lavie: 1976, acrylic, collage and pencils on canvas, 100 x 100 cm

Raffi Lavie: 1984, acrylic, collage and pencils on plywood, 122 x 122 cm

Raffi Lavie: 2004, acrylic, pencils and scratch on plywood, 122 x 122 cm