Ben David Zadok



1949       Born in Bayhan, Yemen, immigrated to Israel
1971-3    Studied at Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem
1975       Studied at Reading University, Fine Arts, Reading
1976       Studied advanced sculpture course at St. Martin’s School of Art, London
1977-82  Taught sculpture at St. Martin’s School of Art, London      




2016 People I saw but never met, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
2015 The Other Side of Midnight, The Art Gallery of Uzbekistan, Tashkent
2014 The Other Side of Midnight, National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana
2013 The Other Side of Midnight, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
          The Other Side of Midnight, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
2012 Zadok Ben-David at Singapore Botanic Gardens, presented by Sotheby’s,Singapore
                Simple Line, Mysteski Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine
          The Story I am About to Tell You…, Magic Box, Cerveira, Portugal
2011       Blackfield, Artclub 1563, Seoul, Korea
2010       Blackfield, Verso Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
                1918 Art Space, Shanghai, China
2009       Blackfield, Galerie Albrecht, Berlin, Germany 
                Blackfield, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
                Human nature, Tel Aviv Museum, Israel.
2008       Blackfield, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
                Four Seasons, Sotheby’s, Hanover Square, London UK.
2007       Invinsible Reality, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
                Oroom Foundation Seoul, Korea
                Blackfield, Hales Gallery, London
                XIV Biennal de Cerveira – Blackfield
                Municipal Museum Caminha, Portugal
                Blackfield, Janet Oh Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2006       1918 Artspace, Shanghai, China
2004       Magica Realta, Innerscapes, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
                Innerscapes, Cass Sculpture Foundation, London, UK
2003       Magica Realta, Galleria Civica d’arte Moderna e Conteporanea, 
                Saint Vincent, Aosta, Italy
                Innerscapes, Esplanade Culture Centre, Singapore
                Evolution and Theory, The Forum, Villa Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
2001       Magica Realta, Place Arte Conteporanea, Cavagnolo, Torino, Italy
2000       Evolution and Theory, Neanderthal Museum, Mettmann, Germany
                Leuchter & Peltzer, Dusseldorf, Germany
                Magic Reality, Refusalon, San Francisco, USA
1999       Evolution and Theory, Mercedez Benz Forum, Stuttgart, Germany and 
                Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore
1998       Evolution and Theory, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, San Francisco Art Institute, 
                USA and Museum Beelden aan Zee, Schveningen, Holland
1997       Evolution and Theory, Herzliya Museum, Israel
                Cheluche Gallery (with David Mach), Tel Aviv, Israel
                Im Heppacher Gallery, Esslingen, Germany
                Evolution and Theory, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
1995       Jason & Rhodes Gallery, London, England
1994       Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, England
1993       Im Heppacher Gallery, Esslingen, Germany
                Ecke Galerie, Augsburg, Germany
1992       Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London
1990-1    Collins Gallery, Glasgow, touring to Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery, 
                York City Art Gallery, Annadale Galleries, Sydney Australia
1989       The Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
                Galerie Albrecht, Munich, Germany
1988       Venice Biennale, represented Israel
1987       Albert Totah Gallery, New York
                Creatures of a Private Fable, Bradford City Museum
1986       Art & Project, Amsterdam Holland
1985       Benjamin Rhodes Gallery, London
1984       121 Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
1980       Air Gallery, London 



2012       Do Not Destroy, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, USA
2011       Roundabout: Face to Face, Tel Aviv Museum, Israel

               Beyond Limits Sotheby’s at Chatsworth, Derbyshire, UK

2010       Roundabout, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand

               Present and experience of the Past, International Sculpture in Racconigi, 

               Turin, Italy

               Living in Evolution, Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea
               Ten Monumental British Sculptures, Cerro da Vila Museum and Archaeological 

               Site in Vilamoura, Portugal

               Beyond Limits Sotheby’s at Chatsworth, Derbyshire, UK

2009       OK Bienale Cuvee 2009, Linz, Austria

               Vivid Fantasy, KISS (Kunst im Schloss Untergröningen), Untergröningen, Germany
               IV international Biennial, Vila nova de Cerveira, Portugal
               Animals Contemporary Vision, Nave Gallery, Parco Culturale Le Serre, Turin, Italy

2008       Of The Outer World, Duckyong Kim & Zadok Ben-David, I-Myu Projects, London

               Dreams, group show, Passage de Retz, Paris, France
               Gathering Dreams, Beijing Olympic Games 2008, Beijing, China
               Beyond Limits Sotheby's at Chatsworth, Derbyshire, UK
               Animal and Nature, Chateau des Bousval, Belgium
               Wonder, Singapore Biennale 2008, Singapore

2007       Sequences & Repetition, Brunel Arts Centre, Brunel University, London, UK

               Rummage: Sculptors’ Drawings, The Winchester Gallery, University of 


               Animal, Kunst im Schloss, Untergroningen, Germany
               Sculptuur Biennale, Den Haag, Netherlands
               Sequences & Repetition, Jerwood Space, London
               Beyond Limits, Sotheby’s at Chatsworth, Derbyshire, UK
               IV international Biennial, Vila nova de Cerveira, Portugal

2006       1918 Artspace, Shanghai, China

               Fatamorgana, Haifa Museum of Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel

2005       Telltale, Ewha Art Centre, Seoul, Korea
2003       Landscape, Pump Gallery, Battersea, London

               Science Fiction, Singapore Museum of Art, Singapore

2002       Blue Place arte Conteporanea, Cavagnolo, Torino, Italy

               The Train Ride, Video Installation, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, USA
               Sculptura Internazionale a La mandria, Torino, Italy
               Salto Naturale, Kunst im Schloss, Untergroningen, Germany
               Paper art Bienale, Leopold-hoesch Museum, Duren, Germany
               Thinking big, Concept for twenty-first century British sculpture, Peggy 
               Guggenheim collection, Venice, Italy
               About Face, Croydon clock tower, London

2001       Tempo Kunst im Schloss, Untergroningen, Germany

               Carnval des Animaux, Den Haag Sculpture 2001, The Hague, Holland
               Galerie en Lijstenmakerij, Den Haag, Holland
               The Train Ride, Video Installation, Herzliya Museum of Art, Israel
               L’Homme qui Marche, Palais Royal, Paris, France
               Narcisse Blesse – Passage de Retz – Paris, France
               The Walking Man, Den Haag Sculpture, Den Haag, Holland

2000       BRONZE - Contemporary British Sculpture, Holland Park, London, UK

               Looking ahead-vision of Israel, ICA, San Jose, California, USA

1999       The Shape of the Century (199 years of sculpture in Britain)

               Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury and Canary Wharf, London, UK
               ANIMAL – Musee Bourdelle Paris, France
               Artists books - Refusalon San Francisco, California, USA

1997       Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, USA

               Fantasia, Herzliya Museum, Israel
               IX International Bienal, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal

1996       100 Park Lane, London
1995       5 Years to 2000, Herzliya Museum, Israel

               Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, USA
               VIII International Bienal, Portugal

1993       A collaboration of music and art with Peter Gabriel, Land Mark Tower,

               Yokahama, Japan
               Antipathos, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
               Locus, Fisher Gallery, Los Angeles

1992       Places and Mainstream, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

               The new metaphysics, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1991       Kunsteuropa, Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany

               Places and Mainstream, Museum Hara, Tokyo, Japan

1990       Jewish Art of the 20th Century, Barbican, London
1989       Sculptures Drawing with Joel Fisher and Franz Bernhard, 

               Galerie Albrecht, Munich
               Recent Acquisitions, Tel Aviv Museum, Israel

1987       5 British Artists, Ek’ymose Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France

               Metal & Motion, Touring from Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
               Palaces of Culture, Stoke City Museum & Art Gallery
               Israeli Artists, Brooklyn Museum, New York.  Continued to Europe, 
               Japan and Korea
               Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan, Israel
               Fresh Paint, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
               Tefen Museum, Israel
               Edward Totah Gallery, London

1986       from two worlds, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London & The Fruitmarket 

               Gallery, Edinburgh
               IV international Biennial, Vila nova de Cerveira, Portugal
               Joint Sculpture & Dance Choreography with Celia Hulten & The London 
               Contemporary Dance Company, The Place, London.

1985       Art & Project, Amsterdam, Holland

               Who is afraid of Red, Yellow & Blue? Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

1984       Attitudes 84, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK.

               80 Years of Sculpture, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1983       Tel Hai, International Art Meeting, Israel

               Pegan Echo, Riverside Studios, London 




2007       Awarded the Grande Prémio at the XIV Biennial Internacional de Arte de 

               Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal

2005       Awarded the Tel Aviv Museum Prize for Sculpture


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