Gravity and Grace
, 2019, רישום עפרונות ועלי זהב, 160x128 ס״מ
Do You Love Me?
Yifat Bezalel is trained as a classical and academic artist, and over the years she has established her unique technique. In her work process she superimposes semi transparent pencil layers of figurative and realistic images creating surreal realms. Her works have often been described as having an ethereal quality to them.
“Tehila” 2017 was Bezalel’s most recent solo exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum, she has also exhibited at the “Personal Structures” project during the 2013 Venice Biennale, at the Tate Liverpool, the Rovereto Contemporary Museum, the Hamburg Kunsthalle, the MACRO Roma, the Vida Museum in Sweden, the 2019 Drawing Biennial at the London Drawing Room and at Purdy Hicks Gallery in London.
Her works have been shown at various art fairs, ArtGeneve, Drawing Now Paris, The Others art fair Turin, and Frieze art fair. She was awarded the Rappaport Prize for young Israeli Artist in 2016, and the Culture and Sports Minister award in 2014. Bezalel’s works can be found at the V&A collection, the Deutsche Bank Collection, Tel Aviv Museum, Hauser & Wirth private collection, the Art Partners Fund NY, and several important private collections. Bezalel graduated from the Bezalel academy of art and design where she currently teaches at the art department, she lives and works in Tel Aviv.