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Miriam Cabessa

Israeli artist
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Miriam Cabessa (Born – 1966) is an Israeli artist.

Biography

Miriam Cabessa was born in Morocco and grew up in Israel. She lives and works in New York City since 2000 and has shown in the United States, Europe and Israel. Her education includes: Cultural Studies at Camera Obscura School for the Arts, Tel Aviv, Israel (1997–98). Ha’Midrasha College of Art, Ramat HaSharon, Israel (1990–92 ). Kalisher College of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel (1988–89). Cabessa represented Israel at the 1997 Venice Biennale. She is known for her meditative "slow action painting", using her body and objects like combs, squeegees and keffiyeh and tallit headdresses to apply paint to the canvas.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012 – "Variations with Hands" , Performance, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2012 – Miriam Cabessa / / Performance, Rothschild 69, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2011 – "In Her Wake" , Julie M. Gallery [1], Toronto, Canada
  • 2010 – 79, Slate Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
  • 2009 – Slow Motion Action Painting, Performance, Pulse Art Fair, New York
  • 2008 – Marking Time, Lyons Wier Ortt Gallery, New York
  • 2007 – Shelef & Schneidman, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2005 – Moti Hasson Gallery, New York
  • 2004 – Pack Gallery, Milan, Italy
  • 2003 – Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2001 – New Paintings, Stefan Stux Gallery, Project Room, New York
  • 1999 – Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1999 – Letters, " The Office " Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1998 – Coins, Oranim College of Art, Israel
  • 1998 – Installation, Kibbutz Rosh-Ha'nekra, Israel
  • 1998 – Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1997 – Venice Biennale, Israeli Pavilion, Venice, Italy
  • 1996 – The Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation Israeli Art Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  • 1996 – Mary Faouzi Gallery, Jaffa, Israel
  • 1995 – Palindrome, Installation at Janco-Dada House, En-Hod, Israel
  • 1995 – New Work, Tel – Hai Gallery, Tel Hai, Israel
  • 1994 – Pyramus and Thisbe, Installation Kibbutz-Nachshon Gallery, Israel
  • 1994 – Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

selected group exhibitions

  • 2014 – Chicago Triangle, Haifa museum, Israel.
  • 2014 – Broken Beads, Beer-Sheva University, Israel.
  • 2014 – Contemporary Israeli Art, Julie M, Toronto, Canada.
  • 2013 – Passive Aggressive, University Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2013 – A Picnic and Smokes, group show curated by Kipton Cronkite from @60, QF Gallery, East Hampton
  • 2012 – The Merry Mummy, Ramat Gan Museum, Israel
  • 2012 – Three people show, Nye+Brown Gallery, LA
  • 2012 – Monkeys Nine People, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2012 – Masonite, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2012 – Take my Breath Away, Julie M Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 2011 – Festival of Ideas-performance, The New Museum, New York
  • 2011 – A Group Exhibition, Julie M Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 2010 – Balancing act, Hendershot gallery, New York
  • 2010 – Sweet Dreams, Bet Haomanim, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2008 – Lyons Weir Ortt Gallery, New York
  • 2008 – Black & White, Slate Gallery, New York
  • 2008 – Timeless: The Art of Drawing, The Morris Museum, New Jersey
  • 2008 – Eventually We’ll Die: Young Art In Israel Of The 90’s, Herzilya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel
  • 2007 – Displacements, Ben-Ari Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel
  • 2007 – Promised Land, Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery, Rome, Italy
  • 2007 – Gallery Auction, Vered Gallery, East Hampton, New York
  • 2007 – Of The Painted Image, Jewish Museum of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2007 – The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
  • 2006 – Hybrid Space, Kulture Gardin, New York
  • 2005 – Head Over Hand: Pushing the Limits of Paint, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York
  • 2005 – Little Red Riding Hood, Art Basel Miami, Dot Fifty One Art Space, Miami, Florida
  • 2005 – On The Mark, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
  • 2005 – Viewfinder, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York
  • 2005 – Dreaming Art Dreaming Reality, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  • 2004 – Paintings that Paint Themselves, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, Michigan
  • 2004 – Staccato, Jeffrey Coploff Fine Art, New York
  • 2004 – The sun still shines, Pack Gallery, Milan, Italy
  • 2004 – I Want To Take You Higher, McKenzie Gallery, New York
  • 2003 – Momus Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2003 – Scope, Armory Show 2003, New York
  • 2003 – Liminal, Hamden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
  • 2002 – Artscape 2002, curated by John Yao, Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland College of Art, Baltimore
  • 2002 – New York in Texas, New Gallery, Houston, Texas
  • 2002 – Armory Show 2002, Stefan Stux Gallery Booth, New York
  • 2002 – Graham & Sons Gallery, New York
  • 2002 – Mother Tongue, Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel
  • 2000 – The Vera & Arturo Schwartz Collection of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  • 2000 – Ladies and Gentlemen, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  • 1999 – Liste 99, The Young Art Fair, Sommer Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1998 – Spring at the End of Summer Young Israeli Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  • 1998 – Women Artists, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
  • 1997 – The Museum Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  • 1996 – Refusalon Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • 1996 – The Vera & Arturo Schwartz Collection of Contemporary Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1996 – New in the Collection: Prints, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  • 1995 – The Ministry of Science and the Arts Prize for a Young Artist, Artist’s House Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1995 – Blind Spot Test, Pyramid Center for Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel
  • 1995 – The America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship Recipients, Genia Schreiber University
  • 1995 – Art Gallery, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • 1994 – 90-70-90, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  • 1994 – Along New Lines: Israeli Drawing Today, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1994 – Meta-Sex, Mishkan-Le’Omeont Museum of Art & Bat-Yam Museum of Art, Israel
  • 1993 – Subtropical: Between Figural and Abstract, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel

collaborations

  • 2013 – "Mavirot project" , Comme-il-faut, Tel-Aviv, Israel
  • 2012 – Artist Book, With poet Natan Zach. monotype prints. Gallery Harel, printers & publishers, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
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