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Nir Alon

Nir Alon


"The state of things (Lamp)", 2007

- Born in Israel, 1964
- Graduate of the »Bezalel« Academy, Fine Arts department, Jerusalem (Post BfA)
- Lives and works in Hamburg, Germany
- Represented by
Sebastian Fath Contemporary, Mannheim
Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv
Tinderbox Contemporary Art, Hamburg

Upcoming Exhibitions
2008 Group show »Fine works on paper«, Fath Contemporary, Mannheim
2008 Group show »Access to Israel I+II - Israeli Contemporary Art« at The Jewish Museum Frankfurt
2008 One person show at Fath Contemporary, Mannheim

Selected One Person Exhibitions
1993 »Cultural tracks-Trivial traps« - The Gallery of The Fine Arts department, »Bezalel« Academy, Jerusalem
1993 »Passenger without luggage« - The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan
1994 »Very delicate foundations« - Kidmat-Eden Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1996 »Correct posture« - Gross Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1996 »Game of suppositions and refutations« - Nachshon Gallery, Nachshon
1997 »Sample of pervert imitation« - Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2001 Zeichnungen und Objekte - by »Foyer für junge Kunst«, Hamburg
2001 Zeichnungen und Objekte - by »Foyer für junge Kunst«, Schwerin
2001 Installation - Schleswig-Holstein Haus, Schwerin
2002 Zeichnungen und Objekte - by »Foyer für junge Kunst«, Flensburg
2002 »Operant Conditioning (Show)« - Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg
2003 »A state of being present« - An installation in a project of the Belgian curator Philippe Van Cauteren (O3), Hamburg
2004 »Tell me about love«- Die Kunsttreppe, Hamburg
2004 »Ostentatiously stagger (guest)« - Atelierhaus Bonn
2004 »The great story of my nation (a-z)« - Special show at Reinking collection, Hamburg
2004 »Ein Tag, ein Raum, ein Bild«- Special show, Sebastian Fath Contemporary Gallery, Mannheim
2004 »Tell me about love II«- Westwerk, Hamburg
2004 »An installation kit for a wanderer artist (Guest)« - Weltbekannt, Hamburg
2005 »A funny game (Melancholy)« - [K] 3, Kampnagel, Hamburg
2005 »In case of leftovers« - Sebastian Fath Contemporary Gallery, Mannheim.
2005 »This way or another« - Kunstverein Buchholz
2006 »Etwas grosses wird geschehen« (Something big is happening) - Appel Gallery (curetted by Brigitte Schäfer), Frankfurt/M
2006 »Drawings for Installation« - Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
2006 »You're speaking my language« - Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2008 »The state of things« - Tinderbox Contemporary Art Hamburg

Selected Collaboration
1995 »Happy moments of balance« - with Ben. Z. Kadishman, Artists House, Jerusalem and at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1996 »Proximity« - with Ryoram Merose and Garry Goldstein, Artists House, Jerusalem
1999 »Right & Left - Minor« - with Ryoram Merose, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2000 »Passage 6« - with Jaume Plensa, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2002 yh - with Rolf Bergmeier, Thomas Gehrke Gallery and Künstlerhaus-Hamburg

Selected Group Exhibitions
1994 »Tel-Hai 94«
1994 »Disturbance in continuity« - The Art Workshop, Yavne
1995 »Volume« - Kidmat-Eden Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1995 »Sculpture-Installation 95« - Group Exhibition during "The Israel Festival", Jerusalem
1995 »Inside renovations« - Haifa Museum
1996 »Phenomena Festival«, Jerusalem
1996 »Seven Artists in seven booths« - The »Eretz-Israel« Museum, Tel-Aviv
1996 »From a window and a mirror to memory« - The School of Photography, Jerusalem
1996 The »Young Artist« Award of The Ministry of Education and Culture, Artists House, Tel-Aviv
1997 »Humanism 2020«, The fourth sculpture Biennale Ein-Hod - Ein-Hod
1997 The Gallery collection - Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1997 Group Exhibition - The School of Photography, Jerusalem
1998 »Retail price« - »Pyramid«, Artists House, Haifa
1998 The Gallery collection - Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1998 »Floating" - "Kunsthaus" Hamburg
1998 »Marks" - Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1999 The Gallery collection - Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1999 »Thirty Years of Collecting Israeli Art on Paper« - Shimshon Crystal collection, Artists House, Tel-Aviv.
1999 »Floating« - Herzeliya Museum, Herzeliya
1999 Haifa International Installation Triennale - Haifa Museum, Haifa
1999 - 2000 - »About the body« - The Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, The Arad Museum, Arad, The Bat-Yam Museum, Bat-Yam
2000 Art Basel - (By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv), Basel
2000 »Collection« - The Vera, Silvia and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Contemporary Art Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv
2001 »Summer Profile«- Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2001 Art Forum Berlin 2001 -(By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art Tel-Aviv), Berlin
2002 »Art meets Grossneumarkt« - 2002, Hamburg
2002 »Bau art by Ten« - group exhibition, Hamburg
2002 Art Forum Berlin 2002 - (By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel- Aviv), Berlin
2003 »Harakiri-Bonbon« - Group exhibition at Kunsthaus, Hamburg
2003 »Harakiri-Bay« -Group exhibition and an auction at Kunsthaus, Hamburg
2003 Art Basel - (By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv), Basel
2003 »Summer sale« - Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2003 »DA SEIN«- Reinking Collection, Ernst Barlach Museum, Ratzeburg and Wedel
2004 »Sommer Art« - Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
2004 Art Forum Berlin 2004 -(By the Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv), Berlin
2004 »FreiRäume« - 10 international artists, Berlin
2004 »Sehen-Erinnern-Handeln« - by Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
2004 New Art, Art Fair Köln 2004 -(By Sebastian Fath Contemporary Mannheim), Köln
2005 The Hamburg Art prize Nominees 2005 - Kunsthaus Hamburg (by the Ministry of Culture, Hamburg), Hamburg
2005 »Situation« - Bleibtreu Gallery, Berlin
2005 »Passion des Sammelns« - Rik Reinking Collection, Halle 14, Leipzig
2005 »Runde(n) Sache« - Kunstverein Buchholz, Buchholz
2005 »Summer Art« - Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
2005 »Summer colors« - Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2005 New Art, Art Fair Köln 2005 -(By Sebastian Fath Contemporary Mannheim) and »Already taken« - Reinking Collection, Köln
2006 »Minimal Illusion« -Villa Merkel, Esslingen
2006 »Sculpture@ City Nord« -Hamburg
2006 »artbrussels« -Contemporary Art Fair, Brussels (by Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv)
2006 »Weltanschauung« - by Goethe Institute, Palazzo Belmonte Riso, Palermo
2006 »Best of...« - Sebastian Fath Contemporary Mannheim
2006 »Summer Art« - Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
2007 »Machen Sie sich ein Bild! « - Magnus P. Gerdsen Gallery, Hamburg
2007 »Marking space« - Linda Gallery, Hamburg
2007 »active constellation«, works from the collections of Reinking and Lafrenz - The House of Art, Brno, Czech Republic
2007 »Light-Glass-Transparency«, Kunsthalle Osnabrück
2007 »nordskulptur:licht«, SagerViertel, Neumünster

Selected Prizes and Scholarships
1996 The »Young Artist« Award of The Ministry of Education and Culture, Israel
1998 The Bernard and Gusty Redder scholarship foundation, Israel
2001 Künstler zu Gast in Harburg, Hamburg, Germany
2001 Foyer für junge Kunst, Hamburg, Germany

Publications
1994 »Volume« - An Artists book, including artworks of 11 young artists
1995 »Volume 95« - An Artists book, including artworks of 10 different artists

Out door works
2001 »Education of Art« - Harburg.
2007 »It's all about us« - in the collection of von Lenthe family, Hamburg.

Selected Collections
The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan Collection (Israel)
The Israel Museum Collection, Jerusalem (Israel)
The Vera, Silvia and Arturo Schwartz Collection of Contemporary art -
The Tel-Aviv Museum of Art Collection (Israel/Italy)
Rik Reinking collection (Germany)
Shimshon Crystal collection (Israel)
Vereins und Westbank Art Collection (Germany)
Rene Schmitt collection (Germany)
Gerhardt Collection (Germany)
Bendixen Collection (Germany, USA)
Goethe Institute Collection, Palermo (Italy)
Private collections.

Public Catalogues
»nordskulptur:licht«, by Verein zur Förderung der Kunst in Neumünster, 2007
»Sculpture@CityNord«, by Borchardt Gallery Hamburg, 2007
»Light-Glass-Transparency«, by Kunsthalle Osnabrück, 2007
»Weltanschauung«; by Goethe Institute, Palermo, Italy, 2006
»Nir Alon - This way or another«; by Kunstverein Buchholz/Nordheide, 2005
»Nir Alon - Works«; by WESTWERK, Hamburg, 2005 (CD catalogue)
»FreiRäume«; by Anja Grüschel - "Art Salon", Berlin, 2004
»Sehen - Erinnern - Handeln«; by Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
»DA SEIN«; by Reinking Collection, Ernst Barlach Museum, Ratzeburg und Wedel, 2003
»Passage 6«; Jaume Plensa, Nir Alon; by Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv, 2000
»Collection«, The Vera, Silvia and Arturo Schwarz Collection; by The Tel-Aviv Museum for Contemporary Art, 2000
Haifa International Installation Triennale; by Haifa Museum, Israel, 1999
»Floating«; by Kunsthaus Hamburg und Herzeliya Museum, 1998
»Humanism 2020«; by The fourth sculpture Biennale Ein-Hod, Israel, 1997
»Proximity«; by The Artists House, Jerusalem, 1996
The "Young Artist« Award; by The Ministry of Education and Culture, Israel, 1996
»Sculpture-Installation 95«; by The Ministry of Education and Culture, Israel, 1995
»Passenger without luggage«; by The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 1993

Selected Links
The Israel Museum: http://www.imj.org.il/artcenter/sname2_a.asp?artist=6241&list=A
Sebastian Fath Contemporary, Mannheim: http://www.fath-contemporary.de
Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv: http://www.chelouchegallery.com
Tinderbox Gallery, Hamburg: http://www.tinderbox-art.com/artists/alon-nir/alon-nir.php
Westwerk Hamburg: (here also a catalogue to download- pdf file): http://www.westwerk-hamburg.de/History/2004/Nir_Alon/niralon.html
Galerie Apel, Frankfurt: http://www.galerie-appel.de/?k=1&p=3
Philippe van Cauteren - the active curator of S.M.A.K , Gent, Belgium: http://www.romapublications.org/hamburg/home.htm
Under: Ottensen, O3: http://www.romapublications.org/hamburg/O3a2.htm
Artfackt: http://www.artfacts.net/index.php/pageType/artistInfo/artist/61306


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