About - Dina Recanati

Dina Recanati

Diane Hettena born, 1928, Cairo, Egypt.
Graduated from French and English schools 1945.
Married Raphael Recanati, 1946, in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Went to London to study History and Art 1946-1948.
Moved to New York 1948.
Raised two sons, Oudi and Michael.
Attended Art Student League 1959-1962.
Studied with Jose de Creft and John Hovannes.
She has gone on to exhibit worldwide with permanent worksin the Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Museum, Ben Gurion Airport, The Jewish Museum (New York) among others.She is the recipient of the AICF AVIV Award and The Council for a Beautiful Israel Yakir Award.
She is represented by Flomenhaft Gallery in New York City.

Time line

1961    Group Show – National Arts Club, NY. Prize for sculpture
             Knickerbockers’ Artist Award
1962    Group Show – Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut
1963    Group Show – Jersey City Museum, New Jersey
1964    Joined America-Israel cultural Foundation as active board member
1965    Israel Museum, Billy Rose Garden Collection, Jerusalem
             Group Show – Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut
             Group Show – “The Hand” , Claude Bernard Gallery, PARIS
1966    Initiating the Discount Bank Israeli art collection
1967    Group Show – Claude Bernard Gallery, “Paris The Portrait”
             America- Israel cultural Foundation Award
1970    Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
             Group Show – Israel Museum, Jerusalem
             Board member, friends of Israel Museum, Jerusalem
             A book sculptures 1/6 placed at Israel Museum, Jerusalem
             Moved from the 74th St. studio to a Broadway Soho studio
1972    “Jerusalem Crown”, Garden of Israel’s President Residence, Jerusalem

1973    Group Show – Queens County Art & Cultural Center, NY

1975    Solo Show – “Sculptures & Projects”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv  Solo Show – “Prayer”               Jewish Museum , NY

1976    “Gate” – Bronze cast, Ben Gurion Intl.Airport , Lod, Israel

1977    “Hasha’ar” & “Gate” – 2    sculptures commission by
America- Israel Cultural Foundation, NY

Comission for Continental Grain Collection, NYG roup Show – Delson Richter                           Gallery, Washington DCGroup Show – Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY                         Group Show – Danforth Museum, Boston, MA.

1978    Solo Show – Sculptures, Edna Gurewitsch Gallery NYGroup Show – “A Gate”  sculpture, Padua Binnacle, Italy”After” – chosen to the collection of Gray Art Gallery,          NYSet the present Studio at Grand street, NY

1979    Board member, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem

1981    Solo Show – “Tapestries & Silkscreen” – prints. Julie M. Gallery, Tel AvivAmerica     Israel Cultural foundation Gallery, NY

1984    Solo Show – “Parchments” – Julie M. Gallery, Tel AvivBeit Ariela Public Library, piazza, Tel Aviv

1985    “Ascent” – Two columns, Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel “Book” –      sculpture Collection, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Traveling with husband through China, which influenced her Action Painting series.

1986    “Book” placed, Israel Museum, Jerusalem Basel Art Fair, two artists show, Julie M.                 gallery Returning first time to Birthplace Cairo, Egypt since leaving it in 19461987                 Begins the Working Dialogue with prof. Mordechai Omer for a solo exhibition at                   Ramat Gan Israeli Art Museum. Returning with family to Egypt.

1988    Solo Show -“Indoor Outdoor” Sculptures, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan,                         Israel.Curator: Mordrchai Omer

Group Show – “40 from Israel”, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY “An East West -Far East”, two years traveling show Travel again with husband through China

1989    Solo Show – “Scrolls & Books”, Julie .M. Gallery, Tel Aviv “Trees” – Top Gallant Farm              (Andre Emmerich), Pawling, NY Relocated in Omi International Arts Center, Ghent,               New York

1990    “Blue Column”, Herzelia Museum of Contemporary Art, Curator: Yoav Dagon                          Group Show,”The Jewish Experience”, Barbican Center, London Group Show –                       “Opening” – The Sculpture Biennale, Ein Hod, Israel

*The sculpture was stolen during the show Group Show – “Column in Israeli Contemporary Sculpture” – Tel Aviv university Group Show -“Jewish Experience In 20th Century Art”
Barbican Art Center, London1991starting the Firmament #1 #2 large scale paintings, Acrylic on heavy cotton drop cloth

1992    “Arched Gates” placed at Ben Gurion Intl. Airport, Lod, IsraelGroup Show – Artist’s     Decision “Bad Art Works”, The Artists Workshops. Tel AvivBezalel Historical Building. Jerusalem

1993    Group Show – Berlin Shafir Gallery, NY

1994    Established an East Hampton studio

1995    “Dvarim” – five opened books sculptures placed at the International Convention center piazza, Jerusalem

1999    Death of Husband, Raphael Recanati (1924-1999) – A Dedicated fighter for Israel’s Independence. A major participant in building Israel’s economy and merchant fleet.
A family man, father of Oudi and Michael,
Grandfather of Shai, Shira and Rafe. Great grandfather to Rona and Naya2000″Book” – sculpture placed at The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel Creates the series 3D Free form paintings, Acrylic on heavy cotton drop cloth Beginning the acid paintings Traveling to South Korea

2001    Solo Show – “Passage” – Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
Curator: Mordrchai Omer “3 Pillars” – Tel Aviv University2004Solo Show –             “Passage”- Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY Group Show – “Sculptures in Wood” – Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2005    Solo Show – “Continuity” – Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv
Curator: Marc Sheps Flomenhaft Gallery ( Two Artists Show), NY

2006    “Blue Column” – Dagon Sculpture Garden, Ramat Hasharon, Israel Beginning the  work on “Gathering Winds” Painted Textured Relief, canvas and gel Received the America- Israel cultural Foundation’s “Aviv Award” Received “Beautiful Israel Award” Established a new studio in East Hampton

2007    Solo Show – “Manuscripts and Parchments” – Flomenhaft Gallery, NY “Arched Gates” and “Gate” relocated at Ben Gurion Intl. Airport new premises

2009    Solo Show – Sculptures Guild Hall East Hampton, Group Show – Flomenhaft       Gallery, NY Working on a new series of Books textured sculpture

2018    Solo Show – “Dina Recanati – Nearing” – Tefen Open Museum, Curator: Ruthi Ofek

2020    Solo Show – “Dina Recanati – Heads, 1960-1962” – Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv.

 

Time line

1961    Group Show – National Arts Club, NY. Prize for sculpture
             Knickerbockers’ Artist Award
1962    Group Show – Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut
1963    Group Show – Jersey City Museum, New Jersey
1964    Joined America-Israel cultural Foundation as active board member
1965    Israel Museum, Billy Rose Garden Collection, Jerusalem
             Group Show – Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut
             Group Show – “The Hand” , Claude Bernard Gallery, PARIS
1966    Initiating the Discount Bank Israeli art collection
1967    Group Show – Claude Bernard Gallery, “Paris The Portrait”
             America- Israel cultural Foundation Award
1970    Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
             Group Show – Israel Museum, Jerusalem
             Board member, friends of Israel Museum, Jerusalem
             A book sculptures 1/6 placed at Israel Museum, Jerusalem
             Moved from the 74th St. studio to a Broadway Soho studio
1972    “Jerusalem Crown”, Garden of Israel’s President Residence, Jerusalem

1973    Group Show – Queens County Art & Cultural Center, NY

1975    Solo Show – “Sculptures & Projects”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv  Solo Show – “Prayer”               Jewish Museum , NY

1976    “Gate” – Bronze cast, Ben Gurion Intl.Airport , Lod, Israel

1977    “Hasha’ar” & “Gate” – 2    sculptures commission by
             America- Israel Cultural Foundation, NY

           Comission for Continental Grain Collection, NYG roup Show – Delson Richter                         Gallery, Washington DCGroup Show – Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY                         Group Show – Danforth Museum, Boston, MA.

1978   Solo Show – Sculptures, Edna Gurewitsch Gallery NYGroup Show – “A Gate”                            sculpture, Padua Binnacle, Italy”After” – chosen to the collection of Gray Art                            Gallery, NYSet the present Studio at Grand street, NY

1979    Board member, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem

1981    Solo Show – “Tapestries & Silkscreen” – prints. Julie M. Gallery, Tel AvivAmerica                      Israel Cultural foundation Gallery, NY

1984    Solo Show – “Parchments” – Julie M. Gallery, Tel AvivBeit Ariela Public Library,                         piazza, Tel Aviv

1985    “Ascent” – Two columns, Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel “Book” –                     sculpture Collection, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Traveling with husband through                 China, which influenced her Action Painting series.

1986    “Book” placed, Israel Museum, Jerusalem Basel Art Fair, two artists show, Julie M.                 gallery Returning first time to Birthplace Cairo, Egypt since leaving it in 1946

1987    Begins the Working Dialogue with prof. Mordechai Omer for a solo exhibition at                   Ramat Gan Israeli Art Museum. Returning with family to Egypt.

1988    Solo Show -“Indoor Outdoor” Sculptures, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan,                         Israel. Curator: Mordrchai Omer

            Group Show – “40 from Israel”, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY “An East                      West -Far East”, two years traveling show Travel again with husband through China

1989     Solo Show – “Scrolls & Books”, Julie .M. Gallery, Tel Aviv “Trees” – Top Gallant Farm               (Andre Emmerich), Pawling, NY Relocated in Omi International Arts Center, Ghent,                New York

1990    “Blue Column”, Herzelia Museum of Contemporary Art, Curator: Yoav Dagon                          Group Show,”The Jewish Experience”, Barbican Center, London Group Show –                       “Opening” – The Sculpture Biennale, Ein Hod, Israel

              *The sculpture was stolen during the show Group Show – “Column in Israeli                          Contemporary Sculpture” – Tel Aviv university Group Show -“Jewish Experience In                20th Century Art”
              Barbican Art Center, London1991starting the Firmament #1 #2 large scale                            paintings, Acrylic on heavy cotton drop cloth

1992    “Arched Gates” placed at Ben Gurion Intl. Airport, Lod, IsraelGroup Show – Artist’s                 Decision “Bad Art Works”, The Artists Workshops. Tel AvivBezalel Historical                           Building. Jerusalem

1993    Group Show – Berlin Shafir Gallery, NY

1994    Established an East Hampton studio

1995    “Dvarim” – five opened books sculptures placed at the International Convention                  center piazza, Jerusalem

1999    Death of Husband, Raphael Recanati (1924-1999) – A Dedicated fighter for Israel’s                 Independence. A major participant in building Israel’s economy and merchant                     fleet. A family man, father of Oudi and Michael, Grandfather of Shai, Shira and                     Rafe. Great grandfather to Rona and Naya2000″Book” – sculpture placed at The                   Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel Creates the series 3D Free form paintings,               Acrylic on heavy cotton drop cloth Beginning the acid paintings Traveling to South               Korea

2001    Solo Show – “Passage” – Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
             Curator: Mordrchai Omer “3 Pillars” – Tel Aviv University

2004     Solo Show – “Passage”- Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY Group Show – “Sculptures                  in Wood” – Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2005    Solo Show – “Continuity” – Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv
             Curator: Marc Sheps Flomenhaft Gallery ( Two Artists Show), NY

2006    “Blue Column” – Dagon Sculpture Garden, Ramat Hasharon, Israel Beginning the                   work on “Gathering Winds” Painted Textured Relief, canvas and gel Received the                  America- Israel cultural Foundation’s “Aviv Award” Received “Beautiful Israel                          Award” Established a new studio in East Hampton

2007    Solo Show – “Manuscripts and Parchments” – Flomenhaft Gallery, NY “Arched                          VGates” and “Gate” relocated at Ben Gurion Intl. Airport new premises

2009    Solo Show – Sculptures Guild Hall East Hampton, Group Show – Flomenhaft                           Gallery, NY Working on a new series of Books textured sculpture

2018    Solo Show – “Dina Recanati – Nearing” – Tefen Open Museum, Curator: Ruthi Ofek

2020    Solo Show – “Dina Recanati – Heads, 1960-1962” – Gordon Gallery, Tel Av

CV

2020    Solo Show – “Dina Recanati – Heads, 1960-1962” – Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2018    Solo Show – “Dina Recanati – Nearing” – Tefen Open Museum
2010 “Gathering Winds”, Flomenhaft Gallery, New York
2009 Guild Hall, East Hampton
2007 “Manuscripts and Parchments”, Flomenhaft Gallery, New York
2005 “Continuity”, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv
2004 “Passage”, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY
2001 “Passage”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
1989 Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan
1989 Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1984 America- Israel Cultural Foundation, NY
1984 Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1981 Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1978 E.P. Gurewitsch Gallery, New York
1977 America-Israel Cultural Foundation, New York
1975 Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
1970 Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

Group Exhibitions :
2008 Flomenhaft Gallery, New York
2006 Flomenhaft Gallery, New York
2005 Flomenhaft Gallery, New York (2 artist show)
2004 “Sculptures in Wood”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
1993 “Free Falling”, Berlin Shafir Gallery, New York
1990 “The Column in Contemporary Israeli Sculpture”, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv
1990 The Sculpture Biennial, Ein Hod, Israel
1990 “The Jewish Experience”, Barbican Center, London
1988 “40 from Israel”, Brooklyn Museum, New York (traveled internationally)
1986 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland (with Julie M.)
1985 Hebrew College, Boston, MA
1984 America-Israel Cultural Foundation, New York
1978 Padua Bienale, Italy
1977 Danforth Museum, Boston, MA
1977 Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1977 Delson Richter Gallery, Washington DC
1975 Jewish Museum, New York
1973 Queens County Art and Cultural Center, New York
1967 “The Portrait”, Claude Bernard Gallery, Paris
1965 “The Hand”, Claude Bernard Gallery, Paris
1965 Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut
1963 Jersey City Museum, New Jersey
1962 National Arts Club, New York
1962 Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut
1961 National Arts Club, New York

Outdoor & Indoor Sculptures, Sculptures in Public Spaces, Works in Permanent Collections:
2006 Dagon Sculpture Garden, Ramat Hasharon, Israel
2001 Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv
2000 The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel
1996 Dvarim, International Convention Center, Jerusalem
1992 “Gates”, Ben Gurion Airport, Lod, Israel
1990 Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1990 Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Hezliya, Israel
1989 “Trees” ,Top Gallant Farm (Andre Emmerich), Pawling, NY *
1986 Jewish Museum (indoors), New York
1986 Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1985 Campus of Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv
1985 Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
1984 Beit Ariela Public Library, Tel Aviv
1980 Israel Embassy, Washington DC
1978 Gray Gallery Collection New York University, New York
1977 Continental Grain Collection, New York
1976 Ben Gurion Airport, Lod, Israel
1975 Jewish Museum, New York
1972 Garden of the Presidents Residence, Jerusalem
1971 Tel Aviv Museum of Art), Tel Aviv
1970 Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1965 Israel Museum, Billy Rose Garden Collection, Jerusalem

* Moved in 1999 to: Fields Sculpture Park, Art Omni International Arts Center, Ghent, NY

Awards :
1967 America-Israel Cultural FOundation Award
1961 Prize of National Arts Club, New York

Publications :

dina Recanati – Nearing, Tefen Open Museum, 2018
Continuity/Continuite, Alon Segev Gallery publication, 2005
Passage, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Cat 6, 2001
Indoor and Outdoor Sculptures 1988-89, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan, 1989

Time line

1961    Group Show – National Arts Club, NY. Prize for sculpture
             Knickerbockers’ Artist Award
1962    Group Show – Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan,                   Connecticut
1963    Group Show – Jersey City Museum, New Jersey
1964    Joined America-Israel cultural Foundation as active                         board  member
1965    Israel Museum, Billy Rose Garden Collection, Jerusalem
             Group Show – Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan,                   Connecticut
             Group Show – “The Hand” , Claude Bernard Gallery,                         PARIS
1966    Initiating the Discount Bank Israeli art collection
1967    Group Show – Claude Bernard Gallery, “Paris The                             Portrait”
             America- Israel cultural Foundation Award
1970    Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
             Group Show – Israel Museum, Jerusalem
             Board member, friends of Israel Museum, Jerusalem
             A book sculptures 1/6 placed at Israel Museum,                               Jerusalem
             Moved from the 74th St. studio to a Broadway Soho                       studio
1972    “Jerusalem Crown”, Garden of Israel’s President                               Residence, Jerusalem

1973    Group Show – Queens County Art & Cultural Center, NY

1975    Solo Show – “Sculptures & Projects”, Gordon Gallery, Tel                 Aviv  Solo Show – “Prayer”  Jewish Museum , NY

1976    “Gate” – Bronze cast, Ben Gurion Intl.Airport , Lod, Israel

1977    “Hasha’ar” & “Gate” – 2    sculptures commission by
             America- Israel Cultural Foundation, NY Comission for                   Continental Grain Collection, NYG roup Show – Delson                   Richter Gallery, Washington DCGroup Show – Nina                          Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY  Group Show –                             Danforth Museum, Boston, MA.

1978    Solo Show – Sculptures, Edna Gurewitsch Gallery NY                       Group Show – “A Gate”  sculpture, Padua Binnacle,                         Italy”After” – chosen to the collection of Gray Art Gallery,               NYSet the present Studio at Grand street, NY

1979    Board member, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design,                           Jerusalem

1981    Solo Show – “Tapestries & Silkscreen” – prints. Julie M.                     Gallery, Tel AvivAmerica Israel Cultural foundation                           Gallery, NY

1984    Solo Show – “Parchments” – Julie M. Gallery, Tel AvivBeit                 Ariela Public Library, piazza, Tel Aviv

1985    “Ascent” – Two columns, Weizman Institute of Science,                    Rehovot, Israel “Book” – sculpture Collection, Tel Aviv                      University, Tel Aviv Traveling with husband through                        China, which influenced her Action Painting series.

1986    “Book” placed, Israel Museum, Jerusalem Basel Art Fair,                 two artists show, Julie M. gallery Returning first time to                   Birthplace Cairo, Egypt since leaving it in 19461987                         Begins the Working Dialogue with prof. Mordechai Omer               for a solo exhibition at Ramat Gan Israeli Art Museum.                   Returning with family to Egypt.

1988    Solo Show -“Indoor Outdoor” Sculptures, Museum of                     Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel.Curator: Mordrchai Omer

             Group Show – “40 from Israel”, Brooklyn Museum of Art,               Brooklyn, NY “An East West -Far East”, two years                             traveling  show Travel again with husband through China

1989    Solo Show – “Scrolls & Books”, Julie .M. Gallery, Tel Aviv                  “Trees” – Top Gallant Farm (Andre Emmerich), Pawling,                  NY  Relocated in Omi International Arts Center, Ghent,                  New York

1990    “Blue Column”, Herzelia Museum of Contemporary Art,                 Curator: Yoav Dagon Group Show,”The Jewish                                 Experience”, Barbican Center, London Group Show –                      “Opening” – The Sculpture Biennale, Ein Hod, Israel

            *The sculpture was stolen during the show Group Show –              “Column in Israeli Contemporary Sculpture” – Tel Aviv                    university Group Show -“Jewish Experience In 20th                          Century Art” Barbican Art Center, London

1991    starting the  Firmament #1 #2 large scale paintings,                      Acrylic on heavy cotton drop cloth

1992    “Arched Gates” placed at Ben Gurion Intl. Airport, Lod,                   IsraelGroup Show – Artist’s Decision “Bad Art Works”,                    The Artists Workshops. Tel AvivBezalel Historical                               Building, Jerusalem

1993    Group Show – Berlin Shafir Gallery, NY

1994    Established an East Hampton studio

1995    “Dvarim” – five opened books sculptures placed at the                   International Convention center piazza, Jerusalem

1999    Death of Husband, Raphael Recanati (1924-1999) – A                       Dedicated fighter for Israel’s Independence. A major                       participant in building Israel’s economy and merchant                   fleet. A family man, father of Oudi and Michael,
            Grandfather of Shai, Shira and Rafe. Great grandfather to              Rona and Naya2000″Book” – sculpture placed at The                      Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel Creates the                        series  3D Free form paintings, Acrylic on heavy cotton                 drop cloth Beginning the acid paintings Traveling to South              Korea

2001    Solo Show – “Passage” – Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
             Curator: Mordrchai Omer “3 Pillars” – Tel Aviv University

2004     Solo Show – “Passage”- Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo,                        NY Group Show – “Sculptures in Wood” – Tel Aviv                              Museum of Art

2005    Solo Show – “Continuity” – Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv
             Curator: Marc Sheps Flomenhaft Gallery ( Two Artists                     Show), NY

2006    “Blue Column” – Dagon Sculpture Garden, Ramat                             Hasharon, Israel Beginning the  work on “Gathering                       Winds” Painted Textured Relief, canvas and gel Received               the America- Israel cultural Foundation’s “Aviv Award”                   Received “Beautiful Israel Award” Established a new                       studio in East Hampton

2007    Solo Show – “Manuscripts and Parchments” – Flomenhaft              Gallery, NY “Arched Gates” and “Gate” relocated at Ben                  Gurion Intl. Airport new premises

2009    Solo Show – Sculptures Guild Hall East Hampton, Group                 Show – Flomenhaft  Gallery, NY Working on a new series               of Books textured sculpture

2018    Solo Show – “Dina Recanati – Nearing” – Tefen Open                       Museum, Curator: Ruthi Ofek

2020    Solo Show – “Dina Recanati – Heads, 1960-1962” –                            Gordon  Gallery, Tel Aviv.