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Yair Garbuz

Yair Garbuz is an Israeli artist, author, and humorist, born in 1945.


Since his debut in 1967, Garbuz's work has been exhibited in dozens of exhibitions (individual and grouped ones) in Israel and abroad. His work is available on the following link.


Garbuz taught at "HaMidrasha" art faculty from 1973 to 2009.


In the 1970s Garbuz worked in a lot of different media, evocating politics and self-parody.


In the 1970s Garbuz worked in many different media, evoking politics and self-parody.

He wrote the book "Always Polish" ("Tamid Polani"), an adapted collection of his (humorous) notes in newspapers, based on his personal life, including anecdotes about his Polish family, the kibbutz, and everyday life.


Following the success of the book, Garboz embarked on a six-month sabbatical experience in Paris, which greatly influenced his career.


In September 2009, he lent the Israel Knesset two pictures of his work. The photos were displayed in Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin's office.

Yari Garbuz won the Rappaport Award* in 2015. His presentation video is available on this link.

"Israeli art doesn't waste time on nonsense".

In this video, you can see explanations about his exhibit in the Tel Aviv Museum of Arts, and the controversy over his candidacy to win the Israeli Prize provoked due to his active support to the Meretz Political Party.


*The Rappaport Award is an award in the name of Ruth and Baruch Rappaport, awarded by "The Bruce and Ruth Rappaport Foundation", giving recognition to Science, arts and female action in Israeli society:





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