Amir
Nave

Amir Nave
Precariat, 2022
Oil, Graphite Pencil, collage and glass on free canvas
245 x 263 x 100 cm
Unique artwork
© Aurélien Mole / Courtesy : l'artiste & Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Amir Nave
Dawn man, 2019
Marker, pen, pencil, masking tape on paper
66,5 x 48 cm
Unique artwork
© Aurélien Mole / Courtesy Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Amir Nave
The truth lies in the wing, 2019
Marker, pen, pencil, masking tape on paper
60 x 64,5 cm
Unique artwork
© Aurélien Mole / Courtesy Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Amir Nave
Exit Does Not Exist, 2019
Marker, pen, pencil, masking tape on paper
55 x 55 cm
Unique artwork
© meuf atelier 2019

Amir Nave
To Give What is Due
Exhibition views at Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Paris
10.03-29.04.2018
Courtesy : l'artiste & Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Amir Nave
Untitled (Shelamim), 2016
Oil and graphite on free canvas
182 x 146 cm
Unique artwork
Courtesy : l'artiste & Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Amir Nave
Bed / Whisper you will hear where my home was, 2019
Oil, Graphite Pencil and collage on canvas
172 x 238 x 3 cm
Unique artwork
© Aurélien Mole / Courtesy Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Amir Nave
Delivery, 2017
Oil, graphite and collage on free canvas
245 x 245 cm
Unique artwork
Courtesy : l'artiste & Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Amir Nave
Dancer, 2016
Pen, ink and collages on paper
30 x 23 cm ( 47 x 40,5 x 2 cm framed )
Unique artwork
Courtesy : l'artiste & Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Amir Nave
Untitled (White), 2016
Oil and collage on free mounted on stretcher / Unstretched canvas
184 x 222 cm
Unique artwork
Courtesy : l'artiste & Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Amir Nave
Pink House, 2015
Pencil, oil pastel, ink, collage, masking tape and tracing paper
42 x 31 cm ( 57 x 45 x 2 cm framed )
Unique artwork
© Aurélien Mole / Courtesy Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

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Born in 1974, Beer Sheva, IL
Works and lives between Paris, FR & Tel Aviv, IL

"Claire Luna: Amir, you are Israeli, and live and work between Tel Aviv and Beer Sheva. The first time you exhibited in France was two years ago at the Galleria Continua as part of Sphere 9, and in the FIAC fair with Sommer Contemporary Arts. Today, you are presenting your first solo exhibition To Give What Is Due at In Situ ? fabienne leclerc. What reception do you expect from the French public?

Amir Nave: International exposure is a crucial stage in an artist's life and development. It is a phase where a clash between two cultures can reveal a beautiful and fertile bond, and in my exhibition I suggest an additional perspective. It is an invitation to view my reflections and observations about art, coming from a different soil, culture, and life. [...] Paris has inspired me with great thoughts, and a great emotional confrontation. I have only been here for a couple of months, but I feel a deep sadness in the air, the kind of sadness that is associated with romance, solitude and beauty ? a pain that is connected to the history of beauty. Where I come from, the idea of history is entirely different, and so the idea of beauty is too. In Israel I feel no longing. Here, I feel wild. Savage.

CL
: Empty spaces occupy a large part of your works. Also, the exterior is minimally represented (or not at all) perhaps with a horizon that is in fact not always horizontal, and more often evoked symbolically than shown. The outside world is contained in the staging of bodies, in their movement and the material of their flesh. How do you conceive of this surrounding emptiness? You've talked extensively about chaos and the abyss: is emptiness or absence a way of evoking them?

AN: In my artistic research destruction tells me more than construction. I'm not afraid when I'm painting. It is something that I can't really explain. It is to be in another dimension. And the struggle within my painting is connected to the relationship between emptiness and the fullness. There are "full" works and "empty" works. This polarization interests me. For me, emptiness can provoke creativity because it is our way of describing something that we cannot fully conceive of. Emptiness is outside the realm of language."


Amir Nave, Three doors, at the edge of the cliff, interview realized by Claire Luna,
January 2018

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EXHIBITION (SELECTION)

Solo exhibitions

2022
Le dernier soupir avant de s'endormir, In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris, FR
The Slave Age, Ein Harod Museum of Art, Ein Harod, IL

2021    
The Procession, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL
Reclaiming George Fahaik, HAMIDRASHA Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL

2018
Should We Keep the Head, Shin Gallery, New-York City, US
To Give What Is Due, In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Paris, FR

2017
THE BODY IS A BAG OF NEEDS, Art Market Budapest, Booth G003, ST-ART Gallery, HU

2016
Sphéres 9, Galleria Continua, Les Moulins, FR
Introspection, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL
Full to Capacity, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, IL

2014
Nowhere, Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, IL

2013
Circus of Pain, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL
Attendance Call, Yair Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL

2010
Missing, Florentin 45 Contemporary Art Space, Tel Aviv, IL

2009
How Much Place Does A Person Need, Florentin 45 Contemporary Art Space, Tel Aviv, IL

2008
Remove Before Flight, The Museum Of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, IL

2006
Do You Know How To Fly, Tova Osman Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL

Group exhibitions

2020
Following The End, Shin Gallery NYC, US
Et maintenant, le dessin..., In Situ - Fabienne Leclerc, Romainville, FR
Black Sun, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL

2019
Naked Soul: Chaim Soutine and Israeli Art, Mishkan Museum of Art | Ein Harod, IL
Stop, exposition collectives des artistes de la galerie, In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Romainville, FR
Young Blood. Old Soul, Baekong Museum, Ulsan, KR
Drawing Attention, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL

2018
Shin Gallery Pop-Up, with Shin Gallery (NYC), Seoul, KR

2017
The Human Condition Psychological Works from the Serge Tiroche Collections, Budapest, HU

2016
Be Dalet Amot (Indoors), The Kupferman Collection, IL
Ha-Talush (The Rootless Character), Tel Aviv Museum of Art, IL
Open Sketchbooks, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, IL
Re-Seek, Start Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL

2015
What's Up, Benno Kalev Collection, Tel Aviv, IL

2014
Feels Like Heaven, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL
Copper Snake, Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL

2013
Yona, Ashdod Museum of Art, Ashdod, IL

2012
Not For Sale, From the Collection of Oded Shatil, Memorial Center Art Gallery | Kiryat Tivon, IL

2011
New Purchases, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, IL
After Two Years, Ramat Gan Art Museum, Ramat Gan, IL

2010
The Right to Protest, Museum On The Seam, Jerusalem, IL
The Fourth Biennale for Drawing, Jerusalem, IL
Day Dreaming, Space For Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL
No Instruction For Life, Space For Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL

2009
A Way From No Way, Opera Gallery, New York, US
Collection of Benno Kalev, Goron Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL
Degenerate Art, Dan Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL
New Purchases, Ashdod Museum of Art Monart Centre, Ashdod, IL

2008
Near And Apparent, The Open Museum, Tefen Industrial Park, IL
Dirty White, Contemporary Art Space Florentine 45, Tel Aviv, IL
In the Spirit of Things, Yair Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL
To Know Fire, Contemporary Art Space Florentine, Tel Aviv, IL

2007
Bread and Roses, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL

Prizes and grants

2013
Osias Hofstatter Prize Ashdod Museum of Art

2012
Mifal Hapais Grant for the Exhibition in Janco Dado Museum

PUBLIC COLLECTION

The Isreal Museum, Jerusalem, IL
Herzliya Museum of contemporary Art, Herzliya, IL
Ashdod Museum of Art, Ashdod, IL