Yohanan Simon

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Yohanan Simon
Yohanan Simon.jpg
Born November 3, 1905
Berlin, Germany
Died January 31, 1976(1976-01-31) (aged 70)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Nationality Israeli, Jewish
Education Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
Known for Painting
Movement Israeli art
Awards Dizengoff Prize

Yohanan Simon (Hebrew:יוחנן סימון) was a German-born, award-winning Israeli painter.

Biography[edit]

Yohanan Simon, painter was born in 1905, Berlin. From 1927 he lived mainly in France. Beginning in 1934 he worked in New York for the magazine Vogue. In 1936 he immigrated to Mandate Palestine. 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.

Education[edit]

Awards and Prizes[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 1951 Congress of Jewish Culture, New York
  • 1956 Israel Olympic Committee

Selected Exhibitions[edit]

References[edit]

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