ARTIST BIOGRAPHY



SHAI KREMER

b. 1974, Israel

 

INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATION

Julie Saul Gallery - 535 W. 22nd Street, New York, NY 
Filles du Calvaire - 17, rue des Filles-du-Calvaire, Paris, France
Robert Koch Gallery - 49 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA
Julie M. Gallery - 10 Bezalel Yafe Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
Julie M. Gallery - 15 Mill Street, Toronto, Canada
James Hyman Gallery - 5 Savile Row, London, United Kingdom (dealer)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
World Trade Center: Concrete Abstract - Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
World Trade Center: Concrete Abstract - Julie M Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2013
Work in Progress - Julie M Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Work in Progress - Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012
Fallen Empires - Forteresse de Salses. Perpignan, France
Infected Landscape
  - Le Bleu du Ciel Gallery. Lyon, France
Fallen Empires - Robert Koch Gallery. San Francisco, CA

2011 
Fallen Empires - Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Fallen Empires - Julie M. Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Fallen Empires - James Hyman Gallery, London, UK
Fallen Empires - Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Infected Landscape - Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

2010
Infected Landscape & Fallen Empires -  Galerie Filles du Calvaire. Paris, France 
Infected Landscape -  FMoPa. Tampa, USA 

2009
Infected Landscape - Houston Center for Photography. Houston, USA
Infected Landscape - Julie M Gallery. Toronto, Canada
Infected Landscape Israel - M. K. Ciurlionis National Art Museum,. Kaunas, Lithuania

2008
Infected Landscape Israel - Stiftelsen 3,14 Hordaland International Art Gallery. Bergen, Norway
Infected Landscape (Part 2) -  During “ART Tel Aviv” , Julie M Gallery. Tel Aviv, Israel 
Broken Promised Land - Julie Saul Gallery. New York, USA
Broken Promised Land - Robert Koch Gallery. San Francisco, USA
Infected Landscape Israel - Julie M Gallery. Tel Aviv, Israel

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Great Wide Open - Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Raising Dust -
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2012
Behind Landscape - H2 Center for Contemporary Art. Augsburg, Germany
Landscape & Color,
Julie M. Gallery. Toronto, Canada
Israeli Homage to the Italian Renaissance - Open University Gallery. Raanana, Israel

2011
Being American - Visual Arts Gallery, New York - featuring work by Alfredo Jaar, Martha Rosler, Edward Burtinsky amongts others
Exposed: voyeurism, surveillance and the camera - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The road to Nowhere - Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel
Human Landscape - The Artist Workshop, Tel Aviv, Israel

2010
Exposed: voyeurism, surveillance and the camera - SF MoMA. San Francisco, USA
Exposed: voyeurism, surveillance and the camera - Tate Modern. London, UK - including works by Henri Cartier Bresson, Philip Lorca di Corcia, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Nan Goldin, Dorothea Lange, Paul Strand, Gary Winogrand, amongst others.
BMW Prize Paris Photo 2010 - short-listed artists exhibited at the Carousel du Louvre, Paris
Looking In, Looking Out: The Window in Art - The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Open Wide - Julie M Gallery. Toronto, Canada 

2009
Picturing Modernity: The Photography Collection - SF MoMA. San Francisco
Walls - Pont de la Machine. Geneva, Switzerland - including work by Larry Towell, Gilles Peress and Henri Cartier Bresson
Structures, dwellings and buildings - Ashdod Art Museum Tel Aviv, Israel
Point of View - Manshia. Tel Aviv, Israel - including work by Barry Friedlander, Adi Nes, Gilad Ophir amongst others
Stigmata - Red Cross Red Crescent Museum. Geneva, Switzerland - curated by the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne including work by Robert Polidori and Pieter Hugo among others (Mar / Jul).
Windows and Mirrors - Julie Saul Gallery. New York, USA - including work by Diane Arbus, Todd Hido, Vik Muniz, Hiroshi Sugimoto among others
Dystopia - Robert Koch Gallery. San Francisco, USA
Constellation -  Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery. Roma, Italy - including work by Barry Friedlander, Simcha Shirman, Tsibi Geva, Menashe Kadishman

2008
Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
As Is - Vittoriano Art Museum. Rome, Italy
Reality Check - The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, USA - including work by T. Demand, G. Crewdson, P. Lorca diCorcia, V. Muniz, S. Shore, J. Sternfeld, T. Struth, H. Sugimoto among others.
Panoramic Landscapes - Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art. Herzliya, Israel
HeartQuake - Museum on the Seam. Jerusalem, Israel - including work by Alfredo Jaar and Anselm Kiefer

2007
Loaded Landscape - Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago. Chicago, USA - including work by
Joel Sternfeld, Atta Kim and Simon Norfolk amongst others.
Guangzhou Photo Biennale - Selected by Alain Sayag, Canton, China
Engagement - Contemporary Photography - Israel Museum. Jerusalem, Israel 

2006
Local Testimony - In conjunction with the World Press Photo Exhibition. Tel Aviv, Israel 
Emerging photographers 2005 - Stockholm. Sweden
Nisui Keylim  (Weapon testing) - Tel Aviv, Israel
Infected Landscape - Julie Saul Gallery. New York, USA
Emerging photographers 2005 - Milan, Italy
Disengagement - Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Tel Aviv, Israel
Emerging photographers 2005 - Omotesando Gallery. Tokyo, Japan 

2005
Emerging photographers 2005 - Art & Commerce. New York, USA
Focused - Photographic Centre Northwest. Seattle, USA
See what I mean - Visual Arts Gallery. New York, USA

 

ART FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

2013
AIPAD New York -
Julie Saul Gallery & Robert Koch Gallery
Paris Photo LA
- Robert Koch Gallery
Art Chicago - Robert Koch Gallery
Tseva Tari - Julie M Gallery Tel Aviv
Paris Photo
- Robert Koch Gallery

2012
Paris Photo - Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco
Art Miami, Pulse - Julie Saul Gallery, New York
Art Toronto - Julie M Gallery, Toronto

2011
Paris Photo - Galeries Filles du Calvaire - Paris, France
Art Miami, Pulse - Booth TBC - Miami, FL
Tseva Tari - Tel Aviv, Israel

2010
Paris Photo - Paris, France
Art Miami, Pulse - Miami, FL
AIPAD Photography Show New York - New York, NY

2009
Paris Photo - Filles du Calvaire and Robert Koch. Carrousel du Louvre, Paris (Nov. 19-22)
Art Miami, Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 - Robert Koch Gallery Booth. Miami, USA (Dec. 2-6)
The Armory Show - Robert Koch Gallery Booth, New York
AIPAD Photography Show New York - Robert Koch Gallery Booth, New York
Art Chicago - Robert Koch Gallery Booth, New York
Nuit Blanche – Montreal, Canada

2008
Pulse, Art Basel Miami 2008 - Julie Saul Gallery. Miami, USA
Impulse, Art Basel Miami 2008 - Julie M Gallery. Miami, USA
Art Chicago - Robert Koch Gallery
AIPAD Photography Show New York - Robert Koch Gallery
Pulse - Julie Saul Gallery. New York, USA
Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles - Photo Folio Review Winner. Arles, France

2007
Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles - Photo Folio Review Laureat. Arles, France
Festival of the Photograph - Charlottesville, USA

2006
Emerging photographers 2005 - Foto Espana. Madrid, Spain

 

MONOGRAPHS

FALLEN EMPIRES, Shai Kremer
March 2011 - A co-publication Dewi Lewis Publishing, Manchester UK and Radius Books, Santa Fe USA - Hardcover, 50 plates.

INFECTED LANDSCAPE, Shai Kremer
September 2008 - Dewi Lewis Publishing, Manchester UK - Hardcover, 66 plates.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Essays
Afterwards Curated by Nathalie Herschdorfer, Thames and Hudson, 2011
Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera. Exhibition catalog. London, UK: Tate Modern, 2010 Shortlisted finalists of the Prix Pictet published in Earth. Germany: teNeues, 2009.
As Is. Exhibition catalog. Rome, Italy: Vittoriano Art Museum, 2008
HeartQuake. Israel: Museum on the Seam, 2008
Artis. Catalog. New York: Israeli Contemporary Art Week in New York, 2008
Guangzhou Photo Biennale. Catalog. Canton, China, 2007
New York Jewish Museum. Catalog. New York, 2007
Artwalk New York. Auction catalog. New York, 2006
Peek 2006. New York: Art & Commerce Publications, 2006

Articles and Reviews
Vince Aletti, The New Yorker, October 6, 2011
William Meyers, The Wall Street Journal, September 24, 2011
Yossi Sur, Haaretz, (Israel), January 2011
Yam Hameiri, Haaretz, (Israel), September 8, 2010
Luc Briand, Liberation, (France), August 13, 2010
Claire Guillot, Le Monde (France), April 11, 2010
Telerama, (France), April 7, 2010
“Coups de Coeurs Paris Photo,” Beaux Arts Magazine (France), November 2009.
Courier International (France), March 2009
“Special Issue on Arles,” Images Magazine (France), July 2008
“Special Issue on Paris Photo,” Images Magazine (France), November 2008
“The City,” Bonnie Yochelson, The New York Times (New York, NY) December 7, 2008
“Infected Landscape,” Dr. Jochai Rosen, Afterimage Magazine (New York, NY), 2008
“Arts Supplement: Gallery,” Dana Gillerman, Haaretz (Israel), 2008.
Vince Aletti, The New Yorker (New York, NY), May 12, 2008
Smadar Sheffi, Haaretz (Israel), February 21, 2008
No Magazine, (Norway), 2007
Cover article, Bruno Chalifour, Afterimage Magazine, (New York, NY), 2007
“My Views of Israel,” Bernard Henri Levy, The New York Time Magazine (New York, NY), August 6, 2006

 

AWARDS

2010        BMW Paris Photo Prize - one of the 20 short-listed artists, exhibited at the Carousel du Louvre 
2009        Henri Cartier Bresson Award - Runner up
2009        Lucie International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention
2008        Rencontres Photographiques D’Arles, PhotoFolio Review Prize
2008        NYFA (New York Foundation of the Arts) Artist’s Fellowship in Photography
2008        Aperture Portfolio Prize 2007, Runner-up
2007        Rencontres Photographiques D’Arles, PhotoFolio Review Prize
2007        Santa Fe Center for Photography, 2007 Prize nominee
2007        HSBC Fondation pour la Photographie, amongst the 2007 Prize fifteen nominates
2007        Israel Pais Grant for the Art and Culture, Tel Aviv, Israel
2006        Local Testimony, conjunct show with World Press Photo, 1st Price in Landscape
2005        Topographic Originals, Dean Award from the SVA Photography Department
2005        America - Israel Cultural Foundation, MFA Studies Grant
2004        America - Israel Cultural Foundation, MFA Studies Grant
2002        America - Israel Cultural Foundation, BA Accomplishment Grant

 

MUSEUMS COLLECTIONS

Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY
SF MoMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. San Francisco, CA
Pilara Foundation Pier 24
Museum of Fine Arts. Houston, TX
Museum of Contemporary Photography. Chicago, IL
Israel Museum. Jerusalem, Israel
Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Tel Aviv, Israel
Shpilman Institute for Photography
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art. Herzliya, Israel
Museum on the Seam. Jerusalem, Israel
Chapman Museum. New York, NY
Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Brunswick, ME
Rose Museum at Brandeis University. Waltham, MA
Harvard University. Cambridge, MA
Musée de la Roche-sur-Yon, France

 

EDUCATION

2003-2005 School of Visual Arts, New York. M.F.A - Photography and Related Media.
1998-2002 Camera Obscura School of Arts, Tel Aviv Israel. B.A. - Photography.

 

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