Israel Hershberg, Part 1

An Interview with Israel Hershberg

Artist Israel Hershberg

Israel Hershberg was born in 1948 in a Displaced Persons camp in Linz, Austria. In 1949 he immigrated to Israel. In the late 50’s he moved with his parents to the United States where he attended the Brooklyn Museum School.

In 1972 he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute and a year later, he received his Master of Arts from the State University of New York, Albany.

He moved back to Israel with his wife, Yael Scalia and their family in 1984. He was awarded the Sandberg Prize and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art Prize. Israel is the Founder and former Artistic Director of the Jerusalem Studio School in Jerusalem and is currently the Director & Founder of the JSS in Civita Summer School & Residency in Italy. His work is included in private and public collections internationally. Israel Hershberg is represented by the Marlborough Gallery, New York, and lives and works in Jerusalem, Israel.

Israel Hershberg Paintings:

Marlborough Gallery


Todi from afar, a conversation with Israel Hershberg

Todi From Afar, Israel Hershberg

Aria Umbra- Israel Hershberg painting

Aria Umbra

'Tree-Oh' Israel Hershberg, courtesy of Marlborough Gallery, New York

"Nova 2" Israel Hershberg, courtesy of Marlborough Gallery, New York

"The C-Spot" Israel Hershberg, courtesy of Marlborough Gallery, New York

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  • This was great! Thankyou, making several confused subjects clear for me. Looking forward to continuing listening of these posts around JSS in Civita.
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