|Born||November 3, 1905
|Died||January 31, 1976
Tel Aviv, Israel
|Training||Academy of Fine Arts, Munich|
Yohanan Simon was an Israeli painter.
Yohanan Simon, painter was born in 1905, Berlin. From 1927 he lived mainly in France. Beginning in 1934 he worked in New York for journal Vogue. Until 1953 he was a member of Kibbutz Gan Shmuel. He executed a number of murals for Israeli ships, public buildings and hotels, including Bank of Israel offices in New York and a hotel in Côte d'Ivoire. He also illustrated books and designed stage-sets.
- Max Beckmann Art School, Frankfurt
- Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
- 1931-34 École des Beaux-Arts, Paris
Awards and Prizes
- 1945-46 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
- 1951 Congress of Jewish Culture Prize, New York City
- 1952 Zichron Yaakov Prize
- 1953 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
- 1956 Israel Olympic Committee Prize
- 1958 Ramat Gan Prize
- 1960 Histadrut Prize
- 1961 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
Outdoor and Public Art
- 1951 Congress of Jewish Culture, New York
- 1956 Israel Olympic Committee
As of this edit, this article uses content from "Artist List, Information Center for Israeli Art", which is licensed in a way that permits reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, but not under the GFDL. All relevant terms must be followed.
- Yochanan Simon collection at the Israel Museum. Retrieved March 2012
- "Yohanan Simon". Information Center for Israeli Art. Israel Museum. Retrieved March 2012.
- Art of Yohanan Simon at Europeana. Retrieved March 2012
- Yohanan Simon biography from the Engel Gallery 
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