From Stone to Sea, Photographs 1970-2015 « The Jerusalem Artists House – בית האמנים בירושלים


Auerbach Aliza

From Stone to Sea, Photographs 1970-2015

Curator: Guy Raz

Opening: Saturday, 25 February 2017

Closing: Saturday, 22 April 2017

Gallery talk: Saturday, 18 March 2017 12:00



  • 1940           Born in Haifa
    1960–1964  BA in Philosophy and Bible Studies, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
    1965–1967 Taught bible at the Hebrew Gymnasium (Gymnasia Ha'ivrit) Comprehensive High School, Jerusalem
    1972           Specializing in portraiture, stills for movies,and photojournalism for major newspapers in Israel and abroad
    1972           Photographed stills for Billy Two Hats starring Gregory Peck
    1973           Photographed stills for The Dove commissioned by Gregory Peck, the film’s producer (international locations)
    1975           Photographed stills for The Sellout starring Richard Widmark, Oliver Reed, and others (international locations)
    1976           Photographed stills for The Sorcerer starring Roy Scheider, director: William Friedkin
    1972–1989  Photojournalist: Haaretz, The Jerusalem Post, The New York Times, The London Times, Die Zeit
    1989–2016  Photo-essayist and art photographer
    2016           Passed away on March 29

     

    Solo Exhibitions

    1974                 "Youth of Israel," traveling exhibitionworldwide, initiated by the Israeli Foreign Ministry
    1979                 "Growing Old," Jerusalem Theatre, Jerusalem, Israel
    1979                 "America," American Culture Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    1990                 "Pioneers," Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel
    1992                 "Aliya," Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel
    1993                 "Aliya," The Knesset (Israeli Parliament), Jerusalem
    1994                 "Pioneers & Aliya," Gallery of Photography, Warsaw
    1995                 "The Jewish Ethiopian Immigration," Journalist House, Budapest
    1995                 "Russian and Ethiopian Immigration," New London, Connecticut, initiated by the Israeli Foreign Ministry
    1996                 "Life in Photography," The Open Museum of Photography, Tel Hai Industrial Park, Israel
    1997–1999        "Mothers on Earth," travelling exhibition, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria
    1999                 "Mothers on Earth," International Book Fair, Jerusalem
    2000                 "Mothers on Earth," Holon Theatre Gallery, Holon, Israel
    2001                 "Aliya," Embassy of Israel, Washington
    2001                 "Aliya & Pioneers," Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam
    2002                 "Ruins," Photography Gallery, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
    200                   "Palm Trees: an Israeli Requiem//Elegy," Cove Park, Scotland
    2003                 "From Adis to Jerusalem," The Art Gallery, Kibbutz Lohamei Hageta'ot, Israel
    2003                 "Lene," The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel
    2004                 "Elegy," The New Gallery, Bet Gabriel on the Kinneret, Jordan Valley, Israel
    2005                 "Elegy," The Art Gallery, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    2005                 "Passages," Vision Gallery, Jerusalem
    2007                 "The Song of the Sea," Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv
    2008                 "The Song of the Sea," Koffler Centre of the Arts, Toronto
    2010                 "Photographs," The Gallery at Basis School of Sculpture, Beit Yanai, Israel
    2011                  "Survivors," Centrum Judaicum, Berlin
    2012                  "Close-By" The Artists House, Tel Aviv
    2013                  "Readers," National Library of Israel, Jerusalem
    2013                  "Survivors," The Knesset (Israeli Parliament), Jerusalem
    2014                  "Readers," The National Library, Guadalajara, Mexico
    2014                  "Readers," The National Library of Mexico, Mexico City
    2014                  "Survivors," The National Museum, Budapest

     

    Selected Group Exhibitions

    1973              "Jerusalem: City of Mankind" The Israel Museum, Jerusalem;  The Jewish Museum, New York
    1978              "Five Female Photojournalists" The Artists House, Tel Aviv
    1979              "Peace with Egypt," Tel Aviv Museum of Art
    1979              "To Santa [Caterina] with Love: Farewell Photographs," The White Gallery, Tel Aviv
    1989              "Children at Play," The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    1989               Inaugural exhibition of the Photography Wing, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    1990               Fotoforum Ruzomberok, Czechoslovakia
    1991              "Masks," The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    1991              "Patterns of Jewish Life in the World," Gropius House, Berlin
    1994              "Our Mothers," traveling exhibition, Edinburgh, London, Paris
    1995              "Self-Portrait," traveling exhibition in Israel, initiated by Omanut La'am
    1996              "Image de la Mère," Photography Month, Paris
    1996              "China through Foreign Eyes," Historical Museum, Beijing
    1998              "To the East: Orientalism in the Arts in Israel," The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    2000              "Time Frame: A Century of Photography in the Land of Israel," The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    2000              "Between the Mountain and the Sea," Haifa City Museum
    2001              "From Mirror to Memory: One Hundred Years of Photography in the Land of Israel,
    1900-2000,     "Mané-Katz Museum, Haifa
    2002              "Oh Land, My Land," Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
    2002              "Lebanon: 20 Years," HaKibbutz Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
    2002              "Imagine: Artists for Co-Existence," The Art Gallery, Umm el-Fahem, Israel
    2003              "Ruins Revisited: The Image of the Ruin in Israel 1803–2003,"  Time for Art – Israeli Art Center, Tel Aviv
    2004              "Current Visions: Inside Israel," Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
    2004              "Framed Landscape: A Comment on Landscape Photography," The Art Gallery,  University of Haifa
    2006              "Equal and Less Equal," Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
    2007              "The Other Sea," The Artists' House, Jerusalem
    2007              "Jerusalem: 40 Years of Documentary Photography," The Social Gallery, Musrara, Jerusalem
    2008              "Stills 07-08," The Art Institute Gallery, Oranim Academic College, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
    2008              "The Song of the Beggars: The Archetype of the Beggar in Israeli Art," Beit Avi Chai, Jerusalem
    2009              "Last Summer: Photo and Video," The Station, Tel Aviv
    2009              "Israeli and Palestinian Artists," Tallinn Art Hall, Estonia
    2013              "Ethiopia: The Land of Wonders," Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
    2013              "Man and Landscape," The Open Museum, Omer Industrial Park, Israel
    2014              "Jerusalem – Reimagining: A Dialogue with Beit Avi Chai's Photography Collection," Beit Avi Chai, Jerusalem
    2015              "What is Memory? Seventy Years Later," Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

     

    Photo Albums, Artist's Books, and Catalogues

    - Nava Fux (text), Aliza Auerbach (photographs), What Do the Pictures Say?
    (Israel: Alim, 1973) [Tel Aviv: Reshafim, 1976] [Hebrew].

    - Haim Be'er (ed.), Aliza Auerbach (photographs), Stone Bird: Jerusalem in Modern Hebrew Poetry – An Anthology
    (Tel Aviv: Shva, 1983) [Hebrew].

    - Yehuda Amichai, Poems of Jerusalem, with photographs by Aliza Auerbach
    (Jerusalem & Tel Aviv: Schocken, 1987) [Hebrew].

    - The Knesset (Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 1988).

    - Aliza Auerbach, Pioneers (Israel: MOD, 1990). [Hebrew].

    - Aliza Auerbach, Aliya (Israel: MOD, 1992).

    - Aliza Auerbach, Olim (Israel: MOD, 1992) [Hebrew].

    - Aliza Auerbach, Mothers on Earth (Frankfurt am Main: S. Fischer, 1997) [German].

    - Aliza Auerbach, Mothers on Earth (Tel Aviv: Steimatsky, 1998) [Hebrew].

    - Aliza Auerbach, Women at Work (Jerusalem: Keter, 2003) [Hebrew].

    - Cat. Aliza Auerbach: Lene (Ramat Gan, Israel: The Museum of Israeli Art, 2003).

    - Cat. Aliza Auerbach: Elegy (Beer Sheva, Israel: The Art Gallery, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 2004) [Hebrew].

    - Aliza Auerbach, The Song of the Sea, artist's book, edition of 20, [Jerusalem] 2007).

    - Aliza Auerbach, Mothers on Earth (Israel: Modan, 2008) [Hebrew].

    - Aliza Auerbach, Survivors (Jerusalem: Yad Ben Zvi, 2009) [Hebrew].

    - Tamar Mor-Sela (text), Aliza Auerbach (photographs), To be a Mother (Israel: Yedioth Ahronoth, 2010) [Hebrew].

    - Aliza Auerbach, The Exquisite Taste of Shigorensky's Figs (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2011) [Hebrew].

    - Aliza Auerbach, Survivors (Jerusalem: Gefen, 2012).

    - Cat. Aliza Auerbach: Readers (Jerusalem: The National Library of Israel, 2013).

    - Aliza Auerbach, A Song of the Land (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2015).

     

    Curatorial Projects

    2007–2008      "Place for Photography" project: 5 exhibitions featuring 3 photographers of different generations,
    The New Gallery, Bet Gabriel on the Kinneret, Israel

     

    Prizes and Awards

    1989         Third prize, Nikon Photo Contest International (NPCI)
    1993         Second prize, Nikon Photo Contest International (NPCI)
    1993         Third prize, UNESCO International Photo Contest (subject: The Family)
    1995         American Express Prize, UNESCO International Photo Contest  (subject: Living Together)
    1996         First and second prizes, International Photo Contest "China in Foreign Eyes"
    1998         Second prize, Nikon Photo Contest International (NPCI)

     

    Collections

    The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    Tel Aviv Museum of Art
    Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel
    The Open Museum of Photography, Tel Hai Industrial Park, Israel
    The Museum for Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
    Doron Sebbag Art Collection, ORS Ltd., Tel Aviv
    Gabi and Ami Brown Collection, Israel
    Private collections in Europe, USA, Canada, and Israel

  • This exhibition is accompanied by aCatalogue