Born in Israel, 1978. Lives and works in New York. 

Kaaterskill, 2017 Brass and painted MDF 25 x 3.25 x 4.75 inches

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Littleneck, 2017 Steel and painted MDF 36 x 13.75 x 11.5 inches

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Outback, 2017 Aluminum and painted MDF 38.5 x 41.5 x 10.5 inches

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LBH, 2014 Copper coated steel rod, painted MDF and wood 96 x 14 x 15 inches

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SMLD2, 2012 Copper coated steel rod, painted MDF 86 x 10 x 10 inches SMLD1, 2012 Copper coated steel rod, painted MDF 96 x 15.5x 15.5 inches

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Reuven Israel B.E.R, 2014 Painted MDF and Plastic Balls 8 x 21 x 21 inches

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SBMTD, 2014 Copper coated steel rod and painted MDF 2 x 96 x 12 inches

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Reuven Israel lives and works in New York and Tel Aviv. Reuven Israel holds both an MFA (2007) and a BFA (2004) from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem. In 2011 he exhibited his first major museum show at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, “Superpartners: Reuven Israel, Shai Azoulay. Some solo exhibitions include “Fatima”, Braverman Gallery, Tel-Aviv (2010); “From Shapes to Forms”, Museo Civico Floriano Bodini, Gemonio (VA) (2010); “Range of Sorrow”, Montrasio Gallery, Milan (2009); “Reuven Israel”, Braverman Gallery, Tel-Aviv (2006). Highlight group exhibitions include “The Readymade Centennial”, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa (2013); “No Place”, BAAD Gallery, Tel Aviv (2013); “Human Nature”, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv (2013); “Curator: Yona Fisher”, Ashdod Art Museum (2013); “Tracing the Fish Bladder”, Radiator Gallery, New York (2013); “Re: Visiting Rockefeller,” Rockefeller Archaeological Museum,  Jerusalem (2013); “Senses of the Mediterranean”, Hangar Bicocca, Milan (2011). Awards including: Young Artist Award, The Israeli Ministry of Culture (2009); the Legacy Heritage Fund Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2007); Rich Foundation Award (2006); America- Israel Cultural Foundation- scholarship (2004,2006); Prize in memory of Ehud Elhananani, Department of Fine Art, Bezalel Academy (2004).

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Multipolarity: Reuven Israel


May 2015


Reuven Israel, Multipolarity


December 4, 2014

Gallery Exhibitions

EXPO Chicago

September 13 - 17, 2017


June 1 - July 21, 2017

Margrét H. Blöndal, Ayse Erkmen, Reuven Israel, Karin Sander, Pascale Marthine Tayou

Curated by Gregory Volk


November 7 - December 20, 2014

UNTITLED Miami Beach

December 3-7, 2015



Featuring essays by Gregory Volk and Graham Harman.