Gabriel Cohen

Gabriel Cohen was born in 1933 in Paris and moved to Israel in 1949. He began to exhibit his works at the age of 40, while working as a diamond cutter and a night watchman.

Solo Exhibitions

1974 Debel Gallery, Jerusalem

1974 Naïve Art, Kunst-House, Zurich

1978 Traveling Exhibition of Israeli Naïve Artists, Denmark, Germany

1980 Debel Gallery, Jerusalem

1980 Venezuela

1983 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

1987 Jewish Museum, New York

2001 Artists House, Jerusalem

 

Group Exhibitions

2003 “The Naïve World”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

2012 “Naïve Art of Israel”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

 

Prizes

1987 Jerusalem Prize for Art, Ministry of science culture and sport

 

Public Collections

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

Israel Museum, Jerusalem

 

Bibliography

World Encyclopedia of Naïve Art”, Oto Bihalji-Merin, 1984, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Les Naifs”, Gilles Neret, 1986, Paris