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Meet world renowned Israeli painter Yigal Ozeri!
Updated: Jul 31, 2020
Meet world renowned Israeli painter Yigal Ozeri. You can find his incredible work in NYC at the Louis K. Meisel Gallery
Ozeri was born Israel in 1958 and currently lives in New York City.
Ozeri is best known for his large-scale cinematic portraits of distinctive young women in rich prodigious landscapes with tinges of Pre-Raphaelite aesthetics, Ozeri brings an ethereal and uninhibited sensibility to his paintings. His portraits denote art historical foundations in romanticism, while also offering contemporary notions of sensual femininity.
Ozeri has shown extensively around the world including solo exhibits in Spain, China, The Netherlands, France, Germany, and Mexico. His work is featured on the cover, and included in the book Photorealism and the Digital Age. He is currently in a traveling Museum show titled 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Painting that was showcased in a number of venues including: @mcnayart Thyssen in Madrid, and @museodebellasartes in Bilbao. He is also in the permanent collections of: @whitneymuseum, @mcnayart in San Antonio, @TheJewishMuseum in New York, @Nypl, @TelAvivMuseumofart ,and the Albertina in Vienna, among others. He is represented by Louis.K Meisel Gallery in Brooklyn, New York.