The Estate of Avigdor Arikha

Biography

General

  • 2010Died in Paris, France on April 29th

  • The artist lives and works in Paris, France.

  • 1965Began exclusively drawing and etching from observation and life; continued printing and studying art history

  • 1958Paintings evolved into abstraction

  • 1956Contracted by the Mattheisen Gallery, London, England

  • 1950In the 1950s, visited Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Holland Belgium, and Paris; studied philosophy at the Sorbonne, Paris, France

  • 1949 - 1951Awarded a scholarship to study at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France where he learned the fresco technique

  • 1948Severely wounded in Israel’s War of Independence

  • 1946 - 1949Bezalel School of Applied Arts, Jerusalem, Israel; teachings based on Bauhaus methods

  • 1944 - 1948Annexed to International Red Cross where he was given another name, “Freed,” and sent to Palestine; spent his youth in Kibbutz Ma’aleh-Hahamisha

  • 1941Family deported by Romanians to concentration camps in Western Ukraine

  • 1929Born in Bukovina, Romania

Awards

  • 2005Chevallier, de la Légion d’Honneur, Paris, France

  • 1997Doctor Philosophiae, Honoris Causa, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  • 1995Honorary Visiting Professor, National Academy of Fine Arts of China, Hangchow, China

  • 1988Prix des Arts des Lettres et des Sciences, Fondation du Judaisme Francais, Paris, France

  • 1987Grand Prix des Arts, de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

  • 1981Bronfman Fund Award for Visiting Curators, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

  • 1977Chevalier de l’Order, des Arts et des Lettres, Paris, France

  • 1954Gold Medal, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2013 Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.

  • 2012Avigdor Arikha: Works from the Estate, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2011The Hunger in the Eye, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • 2011Avigdor Arikha, Works from the Estate, Marlborough Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.

  • 2010Homage to Avigdor Arikha: Self-Portraits; Illustrations to “A Stray Dog” by S.Y. Agnon, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • 2008Arikha, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain.

  • 2007Twenty-Five Pastels, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2006Avidgor Arikha, From Life-Drawings and Prints, British Museum, London, England.

  • 2006Recent Work, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 2004Avidgor Arikha, Marlborough Graphics, London, England.

  • 2004Avidgor Arikha, F.I.A.C., Paris, France. (With Marlborough)

  • 2003Transforming the Commonplace, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2002Recent Work: Oils, Pastels Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2000Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1999Pinturas, Pasteles, Dibujos 1969-1999, Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

  • 1999Paris sur le Vif, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France.

  • 1999Avigdor Arikha, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • 1998Avigdor Arikha Selected Paintings 1953-1997, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.

  • 1998Drawings, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • 1998Arikha, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1998Sixty-Five Drawings 1965-1997, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1996Meheva le Avigdor Arikha – avodoth nivharot, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • 1996Selected Prints 1966-1995, Marlborough Graphics, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1996Recent Paintings and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1994Works 1992-1993, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1994Etchings and Lithographs, Marlborough Graphics, London, England.

  • 1994Rishumim, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • 1992Works 1990-1991, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1990Oils, Pastels, Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1988Oils, Watercolours, Pastels, Inks, and Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1988Paintings, Pastels and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1987Oil Paintings, Pastels, and Drawings, Louver Gallery, Venice, California, United States.

  • 1986Avigdor Arikha, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1986Prints 1950 - 1985, Tel Aviv University Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • 1985Recent Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1984New York Drawings – January-May 1984, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1983Paintings, Drawings, and Pastels, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1982Oil Paintings & Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1981Arikha, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, France.

  • 1980Dessins et gravures, Galerie Berggruen, Paris, France.

  • 1980Recent Work, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1979Avigdor Arikha - Peintures et aquarelles, F.I.A.C. – Marlborough, Paris, France.

  • 1979Twenty-Two Paintings 1974-1979, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, United States.

  • 1979Drawings, Watercolours, and Paintings, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas, United States.

  • 1978Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1978Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours, New 57 Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • 1977Avigdor Arikha: Huit Gravures, Galerie Amstutz, Zurich, Switzerland. (Catalogue published for The Altelier Crommelynck, Paris, France)

  • 1977Ölbilder, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Marlborough Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • 1976Samuel Beckett by Avigdor Arikha, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.

  • 1975Paintings and Watercolours 1973 - 1975, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1975Nouvelles de l’Estampe, Cabinet des Estampes, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris , France.

  • 1974 - 1979Arikha – 39 Gravures 1970-1973, Centre National d’Art Contemporain-Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou,, Paris , France. Traveled to Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie, Boulogne-sur-Mer, France; Chapelle de la Villedieu, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France; Musée Tessé, Le Mans, France; Ecole Internationale d'Art Décoratif, Nice, France; M.J.C., Dôle, France; Municipalité, Mitry-Mory, France; Foyer Culturel, Brive-La-Gaillarde, France; M.J.C., Saint Cloud, France; M.J.C., Annecy, France; M.J.C., Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France; M.J.C., Verberie, France; Renaissance du Vieux Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France; Maison pour Tous, Mougins, France; Bibliothèque Municipale, Saumur, France; Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Turcoing, France; Lycée Technique Vieux Condé, France; Société Creusot-Loire, Gennevilliers, France; M.J.C., Gérardmer, France; Bibliothèque Municipale, Chamonix, France; Musée d'Ethnographie Corse, Bastia, France; Fédération Régionale des M.J.C., Grasse, France; Comité d'Animation de la Bibliothèque, Sorgues, France; Lycée Pierre d'Ailly, Compiègne, France; Musée Goya, Castres, France; Espace Lyonnais d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, France; Amicale Laïque, Myridan, France; Bibliothèque de l'Agora, Evry, France; Institut Français, Cologne, France; Institut Français, Aachen, France; Institut Français, Essen, France; Bibliothèque Municipale, Grenoble, France.

  • 1974Drawings, Inks, and Etchings, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.

  • 1974Ink Drawings, Janie C Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas, United States.

  • 1973Ink Drawings 1965-72, Fort Worth Art Center Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

  • 1973Paintings 1957-1965 and 1968, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • 1973Ink Drawings 1965-72, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, United States.

  • 19728 Paintings, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

  • 1972Drawings 1965-72, 39 Ink Drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 1972Ink Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1970Dessins 1965-70, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France.

  • 1967Arikha - dessins, Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, France.

  • 1966Paintings 1963-66 and Drawings 1947-1966, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.

  • 1961Paintings, Gouaches, Watercolors, Drawings, Galerie Karl Flimker, Paris, France.

  • 1960Paintings, Gouaches, Watercolours, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • 1959Paintings, Gouaches, Drawings, Matthiesen Gallery, London, England.

  • 1957Pientures et Dessins, Galerie Furstenberg, Paris, France.

  • 1956Paintings & Drawings, Paintings & Drawings, London, England.

  • 1955Pientures et Dessins, Galerie Furstenberg, Paris, France.

  • 1954Tegninger, grafik og bogkuns, Athenaeum Kunsthandel, Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • 1954Paintings & Drawings, Galerie Moderne, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • 1953Paintings, Drawings, Woodcuts, The Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.

  • 1953Paintings, Drawings, Illustrations, Artist’s House, Jerusalem, Israel.

  • 1952Paintings & Drawings, Galeria Zeira, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2013Obra sobre papel: Explorando El Trazo, Marlborough Barcelona, Valencia, Spain.

  • 2009Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Group Exhibition, Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai, China. (Marlborough Gallery)

  • 2007The Mirror and The Mask: Portraiture in the Age of Picasso, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundacion Caja, Madrid, Spain. Traveled to Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas.

  • 2006Leigh of Honor, Judging by Appearance: Master Drawings from the Collection of Joseph and Deborah Goldyne, Fine Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 200537th Summer Exhibition, The Royal Academy, London, England.

  • 2005Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2005Landscape, Cityscape, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2004Matisse to Freud- A Critic’s Choice: The Alexander Walker Bequest, The British Museum, London, England.

  • 2004New York, New York, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.

  • 2002Watercolor, New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1997Made in France, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

  • 1995Identita e Alteritá, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy. (Palazzo Grassi)

  • 1994Figures de l'Art d'Aujourd'hui - Abakanowicz, Arikha, Auerbach, Bacon, Grooms, Kitaj, Mason, Valdes, Galerie Marwan Hoss, Paris, France.

  • 1994Œuvres Choisies des XIX et XX Siècles Peintures, Dessins, Sculptures, Galerie Huguette Berès, Paris, United States.

  • 1993Arikha, Auerbach, Kitaj, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.

  • 1993The Portrait Now, National Portrait Gallery, London, United States.

  • 1993Copier Créer, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France.

  • 1991Master Drawings 1520-1990, Janie C Lee Gallery & Kate Ganz, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1991Arikha, Auerbach, Bacon, Kitaj, Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France. (Marlborough Gallery)

  • 1988Master Drawings 1877-1987, Janie C Lee Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1987Ink Drawings, Janie C Lee Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1987Peindre dans la Lumière de la Méditerranée, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel. Traveled to Musée Cantini, Marseille, France.

  • 1985Representation Abroad, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States.

  • 1985Vom Zeichnen, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany. Traveled to Kunstverein Kassel, Kassel, Germany; Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria.

  • 1984Drawings 1974-1984, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States.

  • 1984Masters of Contemporary Figuration, Marlborough Fine Art, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1984A Circle: Portraits and Self-portraits by Arikha, Auerbach, Kitaj, Freud, Marlborough Graphics, London, England.

  • 1984Master Drawings 1928-1984, Janie C Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas, United States.

  • 1984Master Drawings 1879-1984, Janie C Lee Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1983Raphaël et l'Art Français, Grand Palais, Paris , France.

  • 1982Paris 1960-1980, Museum des XX Jahrhunderts, Vienna, Switzerland.

  • 1982Arte come Arte..., La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy. (Venice Biennale International Pavilion)

  • 1982The M. & D. Blankfort Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 1982La Lithographie en France des Origines à nos Jours, Fondation des Arts Graphiques, Paris, France.

  • 1981Artists of Israel 1920-1980, Jewish Museum, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1980La Famille des Portraits, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France.

  • 1979Oeuvres Contemporaines des Collections Nationales, MNAM-Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

  • 1978L'Estampe Aujourd'hui, Cabinet des Medailles, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France.

  • 1978L'Art Moderne dans les Musées de Province, Grand Palais, Paris, France.

  • 1977New Acquisitions, National Portrait Gallery, London, England.

  • 1977Acquisitions 1971-76, Cabinet Graphique, MNAM-Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

  • 1976Nouvelle Subjectivité, Festival d'Automne, Paris, France.

  • 1975European Painting in the 70s, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, United States. Traveled to Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri; Elvehjem Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin.

  • 1967Biennale, Bienal de Saõ Paulo, Saõ Paulo, Brazil.

  • 1967Biennale, Saõ Paulo Biennale, Saõ Paulo, Brazil. (Israeli Pavilion)

  • 1964 - 1966Art Israel, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, United States. Traveled throughout the United States and Canada.

  • 196231st Biennale, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy. (Israeli pavilion)

  • 19591st Biennale, Biennale de Paris, Paris, France.

  • 1954Xth Triennial, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy. (Awarded Gold Medal for the Rilke illustrations)

Public Collections

  • The British Museum, London, United Kingdom

  • Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

  • Musée Déchelette, Roanne, France

  • Tate Gallery, London, England

  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • National Portrait Gallery, London, England

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, United States

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

  • Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

  • Musée du Louvre, Cabinet des Dessins, Paris, France

  • The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Musée Cantini, Marseille, France

  • Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, France

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Blankfort Collection, Los Angeles, California, United States

  • The Jewish Museum, Exxon Corporation Collection, New York, New York, United States

  • Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

  • The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, United States

  • Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

  • The Fine Arts Museum, The Achenbach Foundation, San Francisco, California, United States

  • Det Nationalhistoriske Museum på Frederiksborg Slot, Hillerød, Denmark

  • Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, United States

  • Bibliothèque Nationale, Cabinet des Estampes, Paris, France

  • Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Portrait Commissions

  • 2002Sir John Shaw and Sir Bob Reid, Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 2000Pierre Mauroy, Palais des Beaux-Arts and Mairie de Lille, Lille, France

  • 1997Self-portrait, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

  • 1997Herbert Pundik, Det Nationalhistoriske Museum På Frederiksborg Slot, Hillerød, Denmark

  • 1992Moira Shearer and Ludovic Kennedy, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 1990Catherine Deneuve, Ministère de la Culture, Paris, France

  • 1988Alec Douglas-Home, Lord Home of the Hirsel, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 1982H.M. Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Lectures

  • 1998“The deafeat of the criterion of quality in painting,” a lecture held at Seminário Internacional “Europa e Cultura”, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal

  • 1996On fragments and edges, Museu del Prado, Sala Juan de Villanueva, Madrid, Spain

  • 1995“Considerations of the Notion of Masterpiece in Western Painting,” inaugural lecture of the series Obras maestras del Museo del Prado, Madrid, Museo del Prado, Sala Juan de Villanueva, Madrid, Spain

  • 1995Les musées et la lumière, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

  • 1994“L'Oeuvre en direct: L'Enlèvement des Sabines de Nicolas Poussin,” a discussion shared with Pierre Rosenberg at the Louvre, France, and Keith Christiansen at the Metropolitan Museum, New York, via satelite, Musée du Louvre and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paris and New York, France and United States

  • 1990On David's 'Brutus' and his 'unfinished' portraits, Bretey Memorial Lecture, University of Manchester, Manchester, England

  • 1989Disruptures in style - painting today, School of Art, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

  • 1989Prix des Arts des Lettres et des Sciences, the laureat's lecture, Fondation du Judaïsme français, Paris, France

  • 1989An informal seminar and a Public lecture on “disruptures in styles”, The Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 1988A propos de Deux Pastels de Degas (Portraits d'Amis sur Scène, 1879, Baigneuse allongée sur le Sol, 1886-8), Musée d'Orsay (part of the series 'Voir et Apprendre à Voir'), Paris, France

  • 1983Some late works of Nicolas Poussin, Princeton University, The Art Museum, McCormick Hall, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

  • 1983Nicolas Poussin and the Classical Ideal, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

  • 1982On Poussin's Deluge, Department of Art History, Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 1981Peindre Aujourd'hui, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France

  • 1971Drawing tools and techniques, courses given to the curators of the Cabinet des Dessins, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

Catalogues and Monographs

  • 2012Marlborough Inc.. Avigdor Arikha: Works from the Estate. New York: Marlborough Gallery.

  • 2011The Gallery. Avigdor Arikha, Works from the Estate. London: Marlborough Fine Art.

  • 2010The Museum. Avigdor Arikha: Self-Portraits. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

  • 2008Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. Arikha. Madrid: Fundación Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza.

  • 2007Anonymous. Avigdor Arikha: Twenty Five Pastels: 1983-2007. New York: Marlborough Gallery. Nov. 1-Dec. 8, 2007.

  • 2002Anonymous. Recent Work: Oils, Pastels, Drawings. New York: Marlborough Gallery. 12 September – 5 October, 59 pp. 38 color pl., 14 b&w pl.

  • 1999Anonymous. Pinturas, pastels, dibujos 1969-1999. Madrid: Galeriá Marlborough, S.A.. 26 October – 27 November, 56 pp. 30 color pl., 14 b&w pl.

  • 1998Anonymous. Arikha. London: Marlborough Fine Art. 15 May - 15 June 1998, 48 pp. 41 color and b&w pl.

  • 1998Anonymous. Sixty-Five Drawings 1965-1997. New York: Marlborough Gallery. 4-28 March, 56 pp. 65 pl.

  • 1996Anonymous. Recent Paintings and Drawings. New York: Marlborough Gallery. 14 May - 15 June 44 pp.29 color pl., 9 b&w pl.

  • 1996Anonymous. Selected Prints 1966-95. New York: Marlborough Graphics. 14 May - 15 June, 38pp. 65 pl.

  • 1994Anonymous. Etchings & Lithographs. London: Marlborough Graphics. 6 May - June, 24 pp.20 pl.

  • 1994Thomson, Duncan. Arikha. London: Phaidon. Second printing, paperback, 1996.

  • 1994Anonymous. Drawings. Tel Aviv: Gordon Gallery. 25 May - 14 June, 56 pp., 40 bl. pl. (Hebrew)

  • 1994Anonymous. Works 1992-1993. London: Marlborough Fine Art. 6 May - 4 June, 40 pp.27 color pl.

  • 1992Anonymous. Works 1990-91. New York: Marlborough Gallery. May 7-June 6, 44pp. 28 color, 8 b&w reproduction, cover.

  • 1990Anonymous. Oils, Pastels, Drawings. London: Marlborough Fine Art. 14 March-14 April, 56 pp. 31 color, 16 b&w reproduction.

  • 1988Arikha, Avigdor. Paintings, Pastels and Drawings 1986-1988. New York: Marlborough Gallery. October, text by the artist, 48pp. 29color, 10 b&w reproductions.

  • 1988Takashina, Shûji. Oils, Watercolours, Pastels, Inks and Drawings. Tokyo: Marlborough Fine Art LTD. Apr.19 - May 31, introduction by Shûji Takashina, 50pp 25 color, 7 b&w reproduction. (Japanese & English)

  • 1987Beckett, Samuel, et al. . Avigdor Arikha. Venice, CA: L.A. Louver. April 7-May 9, with excerpts from texts by Samuel Beckett, Robert Hughes, Barbara Rose, Maurice Tuchman; (faulty exhibitions-list and bibliography, two pages errata were printed later). 32pp. 13 color, 8 b&w reproductions.

  • 1986Anonymous. Oil paintings, pastels and drawings. London: Marlborough Fine Art. October 1, 48pp.18 color, 25 b&w reproductions.

  • 1986Omer, Mordechai. Prints 1950-1985. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University Gallery. January-February, introduction by Mordechai Omer; reprint of 1974 Robert Hughes introduction, and “Avigdor Arikha interviewed by Barbara Rose." (Many errors, second corrected; limited reprint) 144 pp. 110 reproductions.

  • 1985Beckett, Samuel, Richard Channin, André Fermigier, Robert Hughes, Jane Livingston, Barbara Rose. Arikha. Paris: Hermann, and London: Thames and Hudson. Interviews by Barbara Rose, Joseph Shannon and Maurice Tuchman. 224 pp. 106 color pl., 83 black and white.

  • 1985Anonymous. Recent Paintings. New York: Marlborough Gallery. May 29-June 22, 30 pp.15 color, 10 b&w reproductions.

  • 1984Livingston, Jane. New York Drawings. New York: Marlborough Gallery. Nov.8-Dec.4, January-May, introduction by Jane Livingston, 36pp. 36 reproductions.

  • 1983Anonymous. Paintings, drawings and pastels. New York: Marlborough Gallery. Sep.8-Oct.4, 14 color, 28 b&w reproductions.

  • 1982Anonymous. Oil paintings and drawings. London: Marlborough Fine Art. May-June, 48pp. 9 color, 33 b&w reproductions.

  • 1981Georgel, Pierre. Arikha. Dijon: Musée des Beaux Arts Dijon. 29 March-28 June, introduction by Pierre Georgel, 60 pp. 107 black and white reproductions (mostly vignette).

  • 1980Anonymous. Recent Work. New York: Marlborough Gallery. 44pp.5 color, 32 black and white reproductions, Oct.4-Nov.1.

  • 1980Arikha, Avigdor. Dessins et gravures. Paris: Berggruen. text by the artist, 98pp. 80 reproductions, May 29-September 12.

  • 1979Beckett, Samuel. Paintingd Drawings Watercolors, Festival Exhibition. Edinburgh: New 57 Gallery. foreword by Samuel Beckett, 16pp.9 black and white, 3 color reproductions, August 14-September 9.

  • 1979Livingston, Jane. Twenty Two Paintings 1974-78. Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art. introduction by Jane Livingston, 40pp.18 black and white, 4 color reproductions, June 15- August.26

  • 1979Rose, Barbara. Drawings, watercolors and paintings. Houston: Janie C. Lee Gallery. Feb-March, introduction: interview with Barbara Rose, brochure, 16pp. 5 color and 2 black and white reproductions.

  • 1978Rose, Barbara. Oil-paintings - Watercolours-Drawings. London: Marlborough Fine Art. interview with Barbara Rose, 20pp. 9 black and white 6 color reproductions, May-June.

  • 1977Anonymous. Huit gravures - Éditions de l'Atelier Crommelynck, Paris. Zürich: Galerie Amstutz. Autumn, brochure,12pp.8 reproductions.

  • 1977Beckett, Samuel. Ölbilder, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen. Zürich: Marlborough Galerie, AG. 20pp.9 black and white, 2 color reproductions, April- May .

  • 1977Anonymous. Avigdor Arikha Huit Gravures. Paris: Atelier Crommelynck. eight collotype reproductions, edition of 500 copies.

  • 1976Kauffmann, C. M.. Samuel Beckett by Avigdor Arikha. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, H.M.S.O.. foreword C.M. Kauffmann, introduction and catalogue Mordechai Omer, brochure,12pp.16 reproduction, February 11 – May 23.

  • 1975Arikha, Avigdor. Paintings and watercolors 1973-1975 (first show of the life-paintings). New York: Marlborough Gallery. text by the artist, 24pp. 13 black and white reproductions, 6 color, Oct.11-Nov.1.

  • 1974Hughes, Robert. Drawings, Inks and Etchings. London: Marlborough Fine Art. 30 pp.64 reproductions (mostly vignette), March.

  • 1973Fermigier, André. 39 gravures 1970-73. Paris: Centre National D’art Contemporain, (later MNAM-Centre Pompidou). traveling exhibition catalogue, (later increased number of prints) 1974-1979, 28 cities in France and 3 in Germany. Introduction André Fermigier, and an interview with Germain Viatte, brochure, 8p.40 reproduction, (vignette).

  • 1973Gamzu, Haim. Paintings:1957-1965 & 1968 (retrospective of the abstract period). Tel Aviv: The Tel Aviv Museum of Art. brochure, 28pp.12 black and white reproductions, Hebrew & English, March-April.

  • 1972Beckett, Samuel. 39 Ink drawings. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art. with a text by Samuel Beckett introduction Barbara Rose and a presentation note by Maurice Tuchman, folder, 1 reproduction, (cover), April 25-May 28 (extended to July 31).

  • 1972Beckett, Samuel. Ink drawings 1965-1972. New York: Marlborough Gallery. foreword Samuel Beckett, introduction Barbara Rose, 8p.folder 1 reproduction, December. Idem: Fort Worth Art Center Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, April-May 1973.

  • 1971Jacomet, Daniel. Avigdor Arikha: Boyhood Drawings made in Deportation. Paris: Alix de Rothschild for the benefit of Youth Aliyah. Seven facsimile reproductions of drawings made at age thirteen in Nazi concentration camps (1942-43) with an introduction, 18 pp.box, English edition of 200 copies, French edition of 100 copies all signed and numbered. Printed in collotype.

  • 1970Arikha, Avigdor. Dessins 1965-1970. Paris: Centre National D’Art Contemporain. December 8, 1970 – January 18 1971, foreword Samuel Beckett, introduction Barbara Rose, two texts by the artist, 64 pp.42 reproductions. Supplementary checklist 8pp.

  • 1967Beckett, Samuel. Arikha - dessins. Paris: Galerie Claude Bernard. announcement with the text “Pour Avigdor Arikha,” January - February.

  • 1966Fischer, Yona. Paintings 1963-66 drawings 1947-1966. Jerusalem: Israel Museum. introduction Yona Fischer. Hebrew & English, brochure, 12pp.4 black and white reproductions, September-October.

  • 1961Anonymous. Avigdor Arikha. Paris: Galerie Karl Flinker. untitled brochure 1 color (cover) 2 black and white reproduction, October 11-November 4.

  • 1960Anonymous. Avigdor Arikha. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum. catalogue no. 248 (joint with Panter), Dutch, brochure 12pp. 7 black and white and 1 color reproduction, October to November.

  • 1959Beckett, Samuel. Paintings, gouaches, drawings. London: Matthiesen Gallery. with a poem (French) by Samuel Beckett, brochure, 8p.1 color reproduction, cover, April 8-May 2.

  • 1957Wahl, Jean. Peintures récentes. Paris: Galerie Furstenberg. April 2-16, folder.

  • 1956Anonymous. First London Exhibition. London: Matthiesen Gallery. Apr.5-28, folder.

  • 1955Rohde, Peter P.. Tegninger, grafik og bogkunst. Copenhagen: Athenæum Kunsthandel. Danish, folder, 1 reproduction (cover), September 1-15.

  • 1954Anonymous. Avigdor Arikha. Stockholm: Galerie Moderne. April 24-May 7, checklist, Swedish, folder.

  • 1953Narkiss, Mordechai. Peintures, Dessins, Bois. Jerusalem: National Bezalel Museum. 5-22 September 5-22, foreword by Mordechai Narkiss, Hebrew & French, folder.

  • 1953Tammuz, Binyamin. Paintings, Drawings, Illustrations. Jerusalem: Artist’s House Jerusalem. January 3-24, foreword by Binyamin Tammuz, Hebrew & English, brochure 8p.

Books and Articles by the Artist

  • 1998Arikha, Avigdor. "Sobra el dio Marte de Velázquez in Obras Maestras de Velázquez IV Centenario, Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado, Museo del Prado.

  • 1997Arikha, Avigdor. "Sobre fragmentos y bordes." Museo del Prado - Fragmentos y detalles, Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado. pp. 163-173

  • 1997Arikha, Avigdor. "Visión falseada en el Prado: la Extinción de la Pintura." El Pais. p. 19 Babelia (Originally written in French). Idem: "L'extinction de la peinture." Le Monde, Paris, 15 March 1997; "Let in Daylight on the Magic of Art," (editorial title). The Times, London May 24, 1997, p. 22.

  • 1996Arikha, Avigdor. "Consideraciones sobre la idea de obra maestra en la pintura occidental." Obras Maestras del Museo del Prado, Electa-Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado. pp. 9-15 (Translated from the English original by Maria-Luisa Balsero)

  • 1995Arikha, Avigdor. On Depiction, Selected Writings on Art 1965-94. London: Bellew Publishing.

  • 1994Arikha, Avigdor. "De la boîte, des figurines et du mannequin" Nicolas Poussin 1594-1665, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais. 27 septembre 1994-2 janvier 1995. Paris: R.M.N.. pp. 44-47 (Exhibition catalogue).

  • 1994Arikha, Avigdor. "Note à propos du Calvaire de Mantegna." Hommage à Michel Laclotte, Etudes sur la Peinture du Moyen Age et de la Penaissance, Réunion des Musées Nationaux. pp. 251-259 (Captions for illustrations 249-250 inverted, perspective drawing replaced by an arbitrary detail). Idem: published in a shorter English version, On Depiction "La Lumière du Musée." Les Musées et la Lumière, Musée du Louvre, série "Musées-musées," Paris, 1995, p. 13 (Brochure). (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1993Arikha, Avigdor. "Quelle Modernité?" Commentaire. pp. 617-622 Autumn, no. 63. Idem: shortened English version (translated by Noga Arikha) "What Modernity?" Modern Painters, London, Summer 1994, pp. 54-56. (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1991Arikha, Avigdor. "The Mysteries of Spanish Golden Age Drawing," a talk with Barbara Rose. The Journal of Art. vol. 4, no. 7.

  • 1991Arikha, Avigdor. "Painting and the End of Communism: Brushes with Death." The New Republic. pp. 40-42 Idem: Hebrew translation "Igul hu tamid igul," Maariv (hashavua), Tel-Aviv, vol. 17, no. 1, 1992, pp. 54-55; French version "De l'Utopie avant-gardiste" in Connasissance des Arts, Paris, April 1993.

  • 1991Arikha, Avigdor. Peinture et Regard, Écrits sur l'art 1965-1990. Paris: Hermann, Éditeurs des Sciences et des Arts, Collection Savoir sur l'Art. Second (rectified) and enlarged edition, (écrits sur l'art 1965-1993), Paris, 1994.

  • 1990Arikha, Avigdor. “Remarques à propos de la politique artistique.” Commentaire. pp. 107-109 vol. 49.

  • 1990Arikha, Avigdor. Un point pour le grand soufflé.” Samuel Beckett, Revue d'Esthétique. pp. 3-5 hors série. Idem: Hebrew version (translated by Helith Yeshurun) in HADARIM, vol. 9, Tel-Aviv, summer, pp.71-72.

  • 1990Arikha, Avigdor. “From Prayer to Painting,” published under the title, “On Transgressing the Prohibition of Images.” The Journal of Art. p. 32 vol. 3, no. 3.

  • 1989Arikha, Avigdor. “Giacometti's Code.” The New York Review of Books. pp. 20-24 vol. XXXVI, no. 8.

  • 1989Arikha, Avigdor. “An Open Letter to Art Historians.” The Journal of Art. p. 19 vol. 1, no. 3. (Editorial modifications)

  • 1988Arikha, Avigdor. “Painter with Portfolio” (Book review on C. White's Peter Paul Rubens). The New Republic. pp. 33-37 (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1988Arikha, Avigdor. "Jacques-Louis David: Les Licteurs Rapportent à Brutus les Corps de ses Fils." Rendez-vous en France. pp. 5-8 Dossier no. 3. Idem: Connaissance des Arts, Paris Nov. 1989, no. 453, pp.72-81; 'David's Brutus', English version with an introductory note in The Journal of Art, vol.2 no. 1, Turin, Sept.-Oct.1989, pp.8-9 (footnotes deleted). (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994).

  • 1987Arikha, Avigdor. “The End of the History of Art?” (letter). The Times Literary Supplement. p. 1139 no. 4,411.

  • 1987Arikha, Avigdor. “An Offshore Glance at Painting in Britain.” Art International. pp. 62-64 Autumn, no. 1. (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1987Arikha, Avigdor. "A Propos de la Lumière." Le Débat. pp. 164-166 vol. 44. Idem: 'On Light', Antique, London, Summer 1987, p.47; an enlarged version in Art in America Jan.1988, pp.102-104 (editorial errors); 'bizkhut haor hativiy', Kav, Jerusalem, January 1989, pp.88-89 (Hebrew). (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994).

  • 1986Arikha, Avigdor. "Pintor Real," (Book review on J.Brown's Velazquez, Painter and Courtier). The New York Review of Books. pp. 27-35 vol. XXXIII, no. 17. Idem:'Pintor Real', Diario 16 (Culturas) Madrid, 30 Nov.1986, pp.II-V (Spanish translation). (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1986Arikha, Avigdor. J.A.D. Ingres: Fifty Life Drawings from the Ingres Museum of Montauban. Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

  • 1986Arikha, Avigdor. Untitled. Art Libraries Journal. p. 14 vol. II, no. 3.

  • 1986Arikha, Avigdor. Untitled, Vom Zeichnen Aspekte der Zeichnung 1960-1985, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt-am Main. p. 20 (Exhibition Catalogue)

  • 1985Arikha, Avigdor. Untitled. Culture et Démocratie aujourd'hui', a colloquy in the French Senate, France-Forum. p. 26 vol. 219-220.

  • 1984Arikha, Avigdor. Untitled on Pierre Bonnard. Petit Journal Bonnard, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. (Brochure) (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1982Arikha, Avigdor. Untitled. L'Écriture et la Peinture, CNAC Magazine, Centre Georges Pompidou. pp. 12-13

  • 1982Arikha, Avigdor. Nicolas Poussin: The Rape of the Sabines. Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Idem: a modified version in : Nicolas Poussin: Lettres et Propos sur l'Art, textes réunis et présentés par Anthony Blunt, avant-propos de Jacques Thuillier suivi de Réflexion sur Poussin par Arikha, Collection Savoir, Hermann, Paris, 1989. idem: in Nicolas Poussin Cartas y consideraciones en torno al Arte, trad. Lydia Vázquez, Madrid, Visor, 1995, pp.173-207.

  • 1981Arikha, Avigdor. Ingres - Dessins sur le vif: 52 dessins du Musée Ingres de Montauban. Dijon: Musée des Beaux-Arts. p. 80

  • 1981Arikha, Avigdor. Ingres: 53 dessins sur le vif du Musée Ingres et du Musée du Louvre. Jerusalem: Israel Museum. p. 180 (French and Hebrew) (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1979Arikha, Avigdor. “Un livre de Samuel Beckett et Avigdor Arikha: Au loin un Oiseau. Note d'Avigdor Arikha.” La Revue de l'Art. p. 103 no. 44.

  • 1979Arikha, Avigdor. L'Enlèvement des Sabines de Poussin. Paris: Musée du Louvre, R.M.N.. Petit Journal accompanying the exhibition, "Dossier, no.17 du Département des Peintures du Musée du Louvre," March 10-May 21, 1979. (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1978Arikha, Avigdor. Untitled Text. Facing Mount Zion, Seven Lithographs. Tel Aviv: The Gordon Galleries. (Hebrew and English)

  • 1978Arikha, Avigdor. “A propos du terme Palestine.” Pouviors. pp. 157-162 vol. 7. (Published under the pseudonym “A.Vigo”)

  • 1977Arikha, Avigdor. "De la Saccade au Damier." Art International. pp. 17-23 vol. 21, no. 3. (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1975Arikha, Avigdor. "Statement." Avigdor Arikha: Paintings and Watercolours. New York: Marlborough Gallery. (Exhibition Catalogue) Reprinted in German in Avigdor Arikha: Ölbilder-Aquarelle-Zeichnungen, Marlborough Galerie, Zürich, 1977 (Exhibition Catalogue); reprinted in French in Arikha: Oeuvre gravé, Institut Français, Cologne, January – February 1979 (Exhibition Announcement).

  • 1975Arikha, Avigdor. Statement in European Painting in the 70s: New Work by 16 Artists. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art. (Exhibition Catalogue)

  • 1972Arikha, Avigdor. Two Books: The Apocalypse of Saint-Sever and Matisse's Jazz. Los Angeles: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art. (Exhibition brochure contains errors) Idem: 'Beatus & Jazz' French version in Connaissance des Arts, n. 468, Paris, Feb.1991,16 color .pl., pp.26-41 idem: 'Beatus y Jazz Matisse y el Apocalipsis de San Severo' Spanish translation (by Letitia Leduc) in Saber Ver, Año 1, n.3, Mexico-City, March 1992, 13 c.pl., pp.6-22. (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1969Arikha, Avigdor. “Samuel Beckett.” Haaretz. (Hebrew)

  • 1968Arikha, Avigdor. “Al rishumei Ingres.” Kav. pp. 72-73 vol. 8. (Hebrew)

  • 1968Arikha, Avigdor. "Peinture: Le Neuf ou l'Unique?” Les Lettres Nouvelles. pp. 144-146

  • 1967Arikha, Avigdor. Untitled Statement. Arts Primitifs dans les Ateliers d'Artistes. Musée de l'Homme.

  • 1966Arikha, Avigdor. “Peinture et Regard.” Les Lettres Nouvelles. pp. 75-77 (Reprinted in Peinture et Regard, 1994)

  • 1965Arikha, Avigdor. “Halal o halal ruah.” Kav. pp. 22-23 vol. 2. (Hebrew)

  • 1961Arikha, Avigdor. Untitled Statement. Le Jardin des Arts. p. 60 vol. 84.

  • 1959Arikha, Avigdor. "Kryat Hareik." Qeshett. pp. 80-95 vol. 5. (Hebrew)

  • 1954Arikha, Avigdor. "Kain Noak Abraham, Israels nya literature." BLM. pp. 289-293 vol. 23, no. 4. (Written in German, Swedish translation by Johannes Edfelt)

  • 1952Arikha, Avigdor. "Bein melakha leomanuth." Massa. p. 2 no. 22. (Hebrew)

Illustrated Books

  • 1991Atik, Anne. Offshore. London: Enitharmon. 1 lithograph (and 1 by R.B.Kitaj), 85 copies.

  • 1978Anonymous. Facing Mount Zion. Tel Aviv: Gordon Gallery. 7 lithographs, 113 copies.

  • 1974Atik, Anne. Words in Hock. London: Enitharmon Press. 1 aquatint, 30 copies.

  • 1973Beckett, Samuel. Au Loin un Oiseau. New York: Double-Elephant. 5 aquatints, 126 copies.

  • 1972Beckett, Samuel. The North. London: Enitharmon Press. 3 etchings, 137 copies.

  • 1968Beckett, Samuel. L'Issue. Paris: Georges Visat. 6 color aquatints,154 copies.

  • 1961Carmin, T.. Nahash Hanehoshet. Jerusalem: Tarshish Books. 6 inks (1960).

  • 1961Agnon, S.J.. Kelev Houtzot. Jerusalem: Tarshish Books. 5 wood-cuts (1953), 6 pen drawings (1955), 5 brush drawings (1958). (Hebrew).

  • 1958Tammuz, Binyamin. Holot Hazahav. Tel Aviv: Sifriat Poalim. 9 pen drawings, (1957). (Hebrew)

  • 1958Beckett, Samuel. Nouvelles et Textes pour Rien. Paris: Les Editions de Minuit. 6 pen drawings, (1957).

  • 1956Gogol, Nicolas. The Dead Souls. Lausanne: La Guilde du Livre. French translation by Arthur Adamov. 13 felt drawings.

  • 1955Bialik, Haim Nahman. Safiah. Jerusalem: The Bialik Institute. 15 lithographs and pen drawings. (Hebrew)

  • 1954Anonymous. 6 Litografier till Dvärgen av Pär Lagerkvist. Stockholm: Sandbergs Bokhandel. 50 copies.

  • 1953Hemingway, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea. Tel Aviv: Am Oved. Hebrew Hazaken vehayam, 6 pen drawings, (1953).

  • 1953Rilke, Rainer Maria. The Cornet. Jerusalem: Tarshish Books. Hebrew translation by Ytzhak Shenhar, (Massa ahavato umetato shel hakornet Christoph Rilke). 35 pen drawings, (1951-52). (Gold Medal award of the Xth Triennial, Milan, 1954)

Curatorships

  • 1986Ingres Fifty Life Drawings, The Frick Collection, New York, New York, United States

  • 1986Ingres Fifty Life Drawings, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

  • 1983The Rape of the Sabines by Poussin, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

  • 1983The Rape of the Sabines by Poussin, Princeton University, The Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

  • 1981Ingres, Dessins sur le Vif, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, France

  • 198152 Dessins sur le Vif du Musée du Louvre du Musée Ingres, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

  • 1979L'Enlèvement des Sabines de Poussin, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

Interviews

  • 1989Anonymous "On Sumerian art - Participation in "Emission spéciale Grand Louvre"." France Culture, Radio France, April 01, 1989 (Radio)

  • 1989Thomson, Richard "An interview with Richard Thomson, “Third Ear”." produced by Judith Bumpus, BBC RADIO 3, April 07, 1989 (26'). (Radio)

  • 1988Anonymous "Zeitzeichen - on Henri Cartier-Bresson." Westdeutscher Rundfunk 2, August 22, 1988 (7' within 15'). (Radio)

  • 1987Jodidio, Philip "3 Opinions sur la situation Culturelle en France: 1. Avigdor Arikha." Connaissance des Arts, September 01, 1987, pp. 58-61 no. 427. (erroneous biographical data)

  • 1986Mauries, Patrick "Sur le Vif' L'Âne le Magazine Freudien." Unknown, April 01, 1986, pp. 14-15 no. 26.

  • 1986Collyns, Sam, and Adrian Velicu "An interview produced by Sam Collyns and Adrian Velicu." BBC Radio 3 “New Premises”, December 07, 1986 series V. (13'). (contains inaccuracies). (Radio)

  • 1984Descargues, Pierre "On Antoine Watteau - interview with Pierre Descargues." France Culture, Radio France, November 12, 1984 (12'). (Radio)

  • 1984Shannon, Joseph "An Interview with Avigdor Arikha." Arts, January 01, 1984, pp. 130-133

  • 1982Descargues, Pierre "Nicolas Poussin - a joint talk with Pierre Rosenberg’s - interviewer: Pierre Descargues." France Culture, Radio France, February 11, 1982 (26'). (Radio)

  • 1980Ahineomi, Amnon "An interview with Amnon Ahineomi." Kol Israel, July 06, 1980 (one hour). (Radio)

  • 1979Sahut, Marie-Catherine "L'Enlèvement des Sabines de Poussin." La Revue du Louvre, p. 142 no. 2.

  • 1979Goldman, Connie "An interview with Connie Goldman." National Public Radio, July 19, 1979 (12'). (Radio)

  • 1978Rose, Barbara "Avigdor Arikha interviewed by Barbara Rose." Marlborough Fine Art Exhibition Catalogue, Avigdor Arikha Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings, May-June; reprinted in Avigdor Arikha Drawings Watercolors and Paintings Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston, Texas, United States, February-March 1979.

  • 1977Tuchman, Maurice "A Talk with Avigdor Arikha." Art International, pp. 12-16 May-June, vol.21, no. 3.

  • 1976Le Comte, Daniel "An interview with Daniel Le Comte." France Culture, Radio France, October 22, 1976 (27'). (Radio)

  • 1975Amon, Barzel "Hakmihah Letzayer min Hateva." Haaretz, September 05, 1975 (Hebrew)

  • 1975Seldis, Henry J. "A Conversation with Avigdor Arikha." Arts Magazine, pp. 53-56 vol.50, no. 2.

  • 1973Viatte, Germain "Avigdor Arikha - Germain Viatte: extrait d'un entretien." Centre National d'Art Contemporain, July 20, 1973 traveling exhibition brochure, Arikha 39 Gravures.

  • 1972Amnon, Barzel "Sihot im Avigdor Arikha." Haaretz, February 18, 1972 (Hebrew)

  • 1965Bolwes, Patrick "Avigdor Arikha - An Interview and Portfolio presented by Patrick Bowles." The Paris Review, pp. 22-29 Winter-Spring, vol. 33.

  • 1954Anonymous "A talk on the Collection of the São Paulo Museum BBC Hebrew Service." São Paulo Museum (7'). (Radio)

Architectural Works

  • 1971Labyrinth, unknown, Project for An Environmental Structure to be erected in a park or public garden, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, United States (Unrealized)

  • 1970Unknown, mosaic, Beith Hahayal, Jerusalem, Israel

  • 19686 stained glass windows, glass, City Council Hall, Jerusalem, Israel (Installed in 1972)

  • 196130 stained glass windows, glass, B’nei Israel Synagogue, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States

Television

  • 1991Germany, "Das Hungrige Auge: Avigdor Arikha, a film by Erwin Leiser," unknown, Saarländischer Rundfunk, Saarbrücken, Germany, September 02, 1991 (60'). (SWF, SF, Saarländischer Rundfunk; German and English versions)

  • 1986Israel, "A short talk within the televised news," unknown, televisia limudit, Tel-Aviv, Israel, January 01, 1986 (Hebrew)

  • 1986England, "An interview with Robert Hughes," Saturday Review, directed by Rosemary Bowen-Jones, BBC2, London, England, March 08, 1986

  • 1985India, "On Henri Cartier-Bresson," unknown, Indian National Television, New Delhi, India

  • 1985France, "Du vif au vrai, a film directed by Daniel Le Comte," TF1, Télévision Française, Paris, France, April 12, 1985 (26').

  • 1983London and Edinburgh, "A brief interview about the portrait of H.M. Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother," Breakfast News, BBC1, ITV, and STV, London and Edinburgh, England, August 04, 1983

  • 1980France, "On Monsieur Bertin by Ingres," TF1, Télévision Française, Paris, France, August 01, 1980 within the televised news broadcast, (3').

  • 1980France, "Le portrait," “Zigzag”, Télévision Française ANTENNE2, Paris, France, January 30, 1980 (7' within 26').

  • 1979Belgium, "On Poussin's 'l'Enlèvement des Sabines'," Unknown, Télévision Belge, Brussels, Belgium, April 01, 1979

  • 1979France, "On Chardin, (shared with Pierre Rosenberg)," “Zigzag”, Télévision Française ANTENNE2, Paris, France, February 01, 1979

  • 1976France, "An interview with Terry Wehn-Damish," “Zigzag”, Télévision Française ANTENNE2, Paris, France, October 28, 1976

Films

  • 1992Avigdor Arikha, a film (“Omnibus”), Patricia Wheatley, in collaboration with BBC, music by unknown, edited by unknown, film by Patricia Wheatley BBC1 first broadcast: London, October 27; first broadcast on Israel Television on October, 18.

  • 1992Avigdor Arikha on Diego Velazquez, Patricia Wheatley, produced by Keith Alexander, in collaboration with "Artists Journeys" BBC Music and Arts, music by unknown, edited by unknown, film by Patricia Wheatley, produced by Keith Alexander First shown: London, BBC2, May 24; shown at the Louvre, Paris, 25 April 1994.

  • 1985Five short films : Velàzquez' Meninas (9'); Poussin's Deluge (8'); David's Brutus (11'); Caravaggio's Saint Andrew (12'); Vermeer's Woman Holding a Balance (13'), Sarah Stein, in collaboration with Minda de Gunzburg, The ASDA Foundation, music by unknown, edited by unknown, film by Sarah Stein First shown at the Musée du Louvre, Paris: David's 'Brutus', January 15, 1990, the other four February 5, 1990. (Film).

Theatrical Designs

  • 1984Set design for Endgame (a play by Samuel Beckett, directed by Alvin Epstein), The Samuel Beckett Theatre, Theatre Row, New York, New York, United States

  • 1984Set design for Endgame (a play by Alvin Epstein), The Samuel Beckett Theatre, Theatre Row, New York, New York, United States

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  • 1994Calvo-Serraller, Francisco. "La mirada oblicia." El Pais, July 09, 1994

  • 1994Dickson, E. Jane. "Truth Games." The Independent Magazine, May 07, 1994, pp. 24-30 10 color reproductions, cover, photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson.

  • 1994Firth, Jack. "He Accepted the Challenge." Books in Scotland, October 01, 1994

  • 1994Gordon-Smith, W. "Face Values." Scotland on Sunday, June 19, 1994

  • 1994Hicks, Alistair. "Contrasting Rebels." Antique International, pp. 739-740 vol. 9, no. 2.

  • 1994Hyman, James. "Avigdor Arikha no frugal meal." Galleries Magazine, May 01, 1994

  • 1994Lubbock, Tom. "Avigdor Arikha: Was Here." Modern Painters, pp. 28-30 Summer.

  • 1994Maor, Haïm. "philosoph o poel." Al Hamishmar, July 29, 1994 (Hebrew)

  • 1994Schippers, K.. "De onbetrouwbare wandelstok." NRC Handelsblad Cultureel, August 05, 1994 full page, four color reproductions. (Dutch)

  • 1994Thomson, Duncan. "Untitled." (See monographs)

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  • 1993Cuzin, Jean-Pierre, and Marie-Anne Dupuy. "Copier Créer." Musée du Louvre, pp. 194-195 (exhibition catalogue)

  • 1993Omer, Mordechai. "The scream as reflected in Beckett and Arikha." Motar 1, Tel Aviv University, pp. 26-31 (Hebrew)

  • 1992Roethlisberger, Marcel. "Arikha écrits sur l'art." Connaissance des Arts, May 01, 1992, pp. 62-67

  • 1992Stevens, Mark. "The Rights of the Eye." The New Republic, July 13, 1992, pp. 40-42

  • 1991Bronowski, Yoram. "Pegisha im Avigdor Arikha." Haaretz, August 30, 1991 (Hebrew)

  • 1991Hofstader, Dan. "A Painting Dervish, (Profiles)." The New Yorker, June 01, 1991, pp. 37-56 idem: slightly revised in Temperaments - Artists Facing their work, Knopf, New York 1992, pp.94-122.

  • 1991Sze-To, Lap. "The Painter for Painters II - interview with Avigdor Arikha." Twenty-First Century Bimonthly, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, August 01, 1991 vol.VI, August 1991, pp.58-68, reproductions (some inverted) and back-cover. (Chinese)

  • 1990Beckett, Samuel. "Untitled." Lire, February 01, 1990, p. 21 reprinted from Arikha, Paris-London, 1985.

  • 1990Berryman, Larry. "Avigdor Arikha." Arts Review, April 06, 1990, pp. 182-183 vol. XLII, no. 7.

  • 1990Thomson, Duncan. "Duncan Thomson Talks to Avigdor Arikha." Modern Painters, May 01, 1990, pp. 108-109 vol. 3, no.1.

  • 1989Cotter, Holland. "Avigdor Arikha at Marlborough." Art in America, March 01, 1989, pp. 144-145

  • 1988Cuzin, Jean-Pierre. "Tendresse et Colère." Connaissance des Arts, October 01, 1988 no. 440, pp.106-114, 9 color reproduction, cover photograph by Hans Namuth.

  • 1988Russell, John. "Avigdor Arikha." The New York Times, October 14, 1988

  • 1988Takashina, Shûji. "Resonance of the spirit in Arikha, catalogue introduction." Marlborough Fine Art, Tokyo (Japanese and English)

  • 1988Viatte, Germain. "Studio Interior with mirror, 1987." L'Art Moderne à Marseille La Collection du Musée Cantini, p. 200

  • 1987Clothier, Peter. "Avigdor Arikha." Art News, September 01, 1987, p. 155

  • 1987Fischer, Yona. "Peindre dans la lumière de la Méditerranée." Israel Museum and Musée Cantini, pp. 202-203 (exhibition catalogue)

  • 1987Hofstader, Dan. "Ingres in New York." The New Criterion, January 01, 1987, pp. 17-21 vol. 5, no. 5.

  • 1987Leiser, Erwin. "Die Eroberung der Wirklichkeit." DU, June 01, 1987, pp. 80-85

  • 1987Muchnic, Suzanne. "His Passion: Painting from Life." Los Angeles Times, Calendar, April 09, 1987 part VI, pp.1, 4.

  • 1986Berryman, Larry. "Avigdor Arikha - Marlborough Fine Art." Arts Review, October 24, 1986, p. 579 vol.XXXVIII, no. 21, London.

  • 1986Foot, M. R. D. "When words stop." Books and Bookmen, April 01, 1986

  • 1986Hicks, Alistair. "Dark Areas." The Spectator, October 04, 1986

  • 1986Johnson, Patricia. "Works by two artists with sharply contrasting visions." Houston Chronicle, May 18, 1986

  • 1986Kinmoth, Patrick. "Arikha: A Poetic Artist." Vogue (London), October 01, 1986

  • 1986Kitaj, R. B.. "Arikha." RA - The Magazine for the Friends of the Royal Academy, p. 41 no. 12, Autumn.

  • 1986Livingstone, Marco. "Arikha." The Burlington Magazine, October 01, 1986, pp. 757-758 n. 1003, vol.CXXVIII.

  • 1986Omer, Mordechai. "“Avigdor Arikha: Face to Face towards life and Still Life,” Introduction to Avigdor Arikha, Prints 1950-1985." The University Gallery, Tel Aviv University (Hebrew & English)

  • 1986Perry-Kehmann, Meira. "One Hundred Works on Paper from the collection of The Israel Museum." The Israel Museum, pp. 140-141

  • 1986Rugoff, Ralph. "Art-pick of the week." L.A. Weekly, April 13, 1986

  • 1986Shapiro, Harriet. "Arikha." People, May 19, 1986

  • 1985Beckett, Samuel. "En Attendant Arikha." Le Nouvel Observateur, October 18, 1985, pp. 102-103 reprinted from CEILING “for A.A.” in Arikha, Paris-London; French version, PLAFOND.

  • 1985Brenson, Michael. "Fresh Vision Based on a Grand Tradition." The New York Times, July 07, 1985

  • 1985Edelman, Robert G. "Avigdor Arikha at Marlborough." Art in America, December 01, 1985, pp. 129-130

  • 1985Maubert, Frank. "Arikha." Femme, November 01, 1985, p. 26 no. 10

  • 1985Mauries, Patrick. "Avigdor Arikha, textes et interviews." Libération, December 13, 1985

  • 1985Picard, Denis. "Regards avec Arikha." Connaissance des Arts, October 01, 1985

  • 1984Forgey, Benjamin. "The Hirshhorn's Big Draw." The Washington Post, March 15, 1984

  • 1984Gettings, Frank. "Drawings 1974-1984." Hirshhorn Museum pp. 18, 30-37.

  • 1984Livingston, Jane. "Introduction to Arikha, New York Drawings." Marlborough Gallery

  • 1984Salmona, Ygal. "Avigdor Arikha's 'Going Out." The Israel Museum Journal, pp. 85-86 vol. III.

  • 1984Thomson, Duncan. "Great Scots." Scottish National Portrait Gallery pp. 1, 70.

  • 1983Brenson, Michael. "A World of Menace from Avigdor Arikha." The New York Times, September 16, 1983

  • 1983Brenson, Michael. "When Royalty called Arikha." The New York Times, September 23, 1983

  • 1983Cordellier, Dominique. "Raphaël et l'Art Français." R.M.N.Grand Palais, pp. 71-72

  • 1983Galberson, Barbara. "Arikha's Classicism." Art World, October 01, 1983

  • 1982Fealdman, Barry. "A Major Painter of our Time." The Jewish Chronicle, June 18, 1982

  • 1982Fermigier, André. "La Minute de Vérité." Le Monde, June 05, 1982

  • 1982Lucie-Smith, Edward. "Avigdor Arikha." Art and Artists, May 01, 1982, pp. 36-37

  • 1982Melot, Michel, Claude Bouret, and Blandine Bouret. "La Lithographie en France des Origines à Nos Jours." Fondation Nationale des Arts Graphiques et Plastiques pp. 207, 234.

  • 1982Peppiatt, Michael. "Avigdor Arikha: A Hunger in the Eye." Art International, September 01, 1982, pp. 18-28 vol.XXV, 7-8.

  • 1982Peppiatt, Michael. "Fièvre Oeil-main." Connaissance des Arts, May 01, 1982, pp. 62-69

  • 1982Shannon, Joseph. "Proximate Vision." Art in America, May 01, 1982, pp. 101-105

  • 1981Fourcart, Bruno. "Arikha au Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon - La Leçon de Peinture." Le Monde, June 12, 1981

  • 1981Georgel, Pierre. "Introduction to Arikha." Musée des Beaux-Arts

  • 1981Henri, Gerrit. "Avigdor Arikha at Marlborough." Art in America, March 01, 1981, pp. 129-130

  • 1980Cabanne, Pierre. "Arikha en Noir et Blanc." Le Matin, August 08, 1980

  • 1980Dejean, Philippe. "Avigdor Arikha: le hasard et la nécessité." Le Quotidien de Paris, August 08, 1980

  • 1980Fermigier, André. "La Bataille de Bédriac." Le Monde, June 12, 1980

  • 1979Anonymous. "Petit Larousse de la Peinture." Larousse republished in 1996.

  • 1979Forgey, Benjamin. "The Lonely Intensity of Avigdor Arikha Glows at Corcoran Exhibit." The Washington Star, June 17, 1979

  • 1979Hughes, Robert. "Arikha's Elliptical Intensity." Time, July 30, 1979, p. 71

  • 1979Livingston, Jane. "Introduction to Thoughts on Avigdor Arikha." The Corcoran Gallery of Art

  • 1979Nagel, C. U.. "Radierungen von Arikha in Institut Français." Aachener Volkszeitung, Aachen, February 14, 1979

  • 1979Ott, Günther. "Beckett mit Weinglass, Ausstellung im französichen Institut." Kölnische Rundschau, January 07, 1979

  • 1979Ronnen, Meir. "Voices of Silence." Art News, November 01, 1979, pp. 152-153

  • 1979Rose, Barbara. "Talking about Art: Washington D.C. as Capital of Art." Vogue (New York), August 01, 1979

  • 1979Stevens, Mark. "The Art of Ambush." Newsweek, July 02, 1979, pp. 84-85

  • 1979Tuck, Lon. "Drawing the Line at Abstract Art - The Commonplace Subjects and Bold Brushstrokes of Avigdor Arikha." The Washington Post, June 16, 1979, pp. 1-2 section B.

  • 1978Gage, Edward. "Innately Honest Vision of Arikha." The Scotsman, August 31, 1978

  • 1978Quantrill, Malcolm. "London Letter." Art International, pp. 50-51 vol.XXI, 5-6.

  • 1977Fermigier, André. "Arikha à Zurich." Le Monde, May 12, 1977

  • 1976McCordquodale, Charles. "Samuel Beckett by Avigdor Arikha." Art International, April 01, 1976, pp. 41-42

  • 1976McCordquodale, Charles. "Samuel Beckett by Avigdor Arikha." Art International, April 01, 1976, pp. 41-42

  • 1976McCordquodale, Charles. "Samuel Beckett by Avigdor Arikha." Art International, April 01, 1976, pp. 41-42 vol. XX, 4-5.

  • 1976McCorquodale, Charles. "Avigdor Arikha - a Tribute to Samuel Beckett." The Connoisseur

  • 1976Michel, Jacques. "Des Peintres qui peignent." Le Monde, November 04, 1976

  • 1976Mitchell, Breon. "Beyond Illustration: The Livre d'Artiste in the Twentieth Century." The Lilly Library, Indiana University pp. 53, 72, 83.

  • 1976Omer, Mordechai. "Introduction Samuel Beckett by Avigdor Arikha." Victoria and Albert Museum

  • 1975Seldis, Henry J. "European Art Filling in the Gap." The Los Angeles Times, October 12, 1975

  • 1975Woimant, Françoise. "Arikha." Les Nouvelles de l'Estampe, Bibliothèque Nationale, pp. 20-22

  • 1974Gosling, Nigel. "Artist in the Wrong Role?." The Observer, February 24, 1974

  • 1974Holmes, Anne. "Artist Gives up Abstraction for Existential Realism." Houston Chronicle, December 26, 1974

  • 1974Stone, Peter. "From Life." Jewish Chronicle, February 24, 1974

  • 1973Fermigier, André. "Introduction, travelling exhibition catalogue Arikha 39 Gravures 1970-1973." Centre National d'Art Contemporain

  • 1973Gamzu, Haim. "Introduction to Avigdor Arikha, paintings:1957-1965 & 1968." The Tel-Aviv Museum

  • 1973Hughes, Robert. "Feedback from Life." Time, May 07, 1973, p. 38

  • 1973Rose, Barbara. "Review." New York Magazine, January 01, 1973

  • 1972Fischer, Yona. "Landscape-Abstraction-Nature." The Israel Museum, pp. 110-112 pp. 70.

  • 1972Kramer, Hilton. "Untitled review." The New York Times, December 21, 1972

  • 1972Seldis, Henry J. "Works by Arikha Painter and Scholar on Display." The Los Angeles Times, May 21, 1972

  • 1971Comte, Philippe. "Review." Opus International, March 01, 1971, p. 54 no. 23.

  • 1971Michel, Jacques. "Arikha, le Retour au Dessein Réaliste." Le Monde, January 06, 1976

  • 1970Cabanne, Pierre. "Arikha au bout du miroir." Combat, December 14, 1970

  • 1970Frémon, Jean. "Arikha, Une Frémissante Lucidité." Politique-Hebdo, December 31, 1970

  • 1970Rose, Barbara. "Catalogue introduction to Avigdor Arikha Dessins 1965-1970." Centre National d'Art Contemporain Revised version:Inks by Arikha, Introduction, Arikha: 39 Ink drawings 1965-1972 , Los Angeles County Museum of art 1972; Marlborough Gallery, New York, 1972; Fort Worth Art Center Museum, 1973.

  • 1966Beckett, Samuel. "Pour Avigdor Arikha." Galerie Claude Bernard January-February.1967, exhibition announcement. German translation (by Elmar Tophoven) in Samuel Beckett Auswahl, Suhrkamp Hausbuch, Frankfurt-am Main, 1967, p.379 Reprinted in Avigdor Arikha Dessins 1965-1970, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Paris 1970, English version: in Arikha 39 Ink Drawings 1965-1972 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April-June 1972, Marlborough Gallery New York, 1972. Fort Worth Art Center Museum, 1973; French and English versions reprinted in Samuel Beckett by Avigdor Arikha, Victoria and Albert Museum, London,1976 ;Avigdor Arikha -Ölbilder, Aquareelle, Zeichnungen German translation Marlborough Galerie AG, Zürich,1977, Avigdor Arikha - Paintingd Drawings Watercolors New 57 Gallery, Edinburgh, 1978. Samuel Beckett Disjecta, Calder, London, 1983 p.152.

  • 1966Read, Herbert, ed.. "Avigdor Arikha." Dictionary of Art and Artists revised edition by Nikos Stangos, 1985.

  • 1961Andral, Jean-Louis. "Comprendre Arikha." Connaissanca des Arts, Paris

  • 1961Galy-Carles, Henri. "Arikha." Aujourd'hui no. 34.

  • 1960Jaffe, M. C. L.. "Arikha." Quadrum, pp. 144-45 vol. 9.

  • 1959Butcher, G. M.. "What I tried to think was impossible." Art News and Review

  • 1957Bosquet, Alain. "The Illustrations of Avigdor Arikha." Typographica, pp. 22-29 no. 13.

  • 1956Andreae, Christopher. "Images that Obey the Eye." The Christian Science Mintor, Boston, pp. 16-17

  • 1956Anonymous. "Mr. Avigdor Arikha, a brilliant young painter." The Times London

  • 1956Rouve, Pierre. "Startling Confluence." Art News and Review vol. VIII, no. 6.

  • 1955Alain, Jouffroy. "Arikha." Arts Paris

  • 1955Cassou, Jean. "Introduction to Arikha, 8 Lithographies sur le thème de Cain." Caractères Paris original edition.

  • 1955Rohde, Peter P.. "Brochure preface to Avigdor Arikha: Tegninger, Grafic og Bogkunst." Athenaeum Kunsthandel

  • 1953Narkiss, Mordecai. "Announcement preface of Avigdor Arikha, Peintures, Dessins, Bois." Le Musée National Bézalel

  • 1953Schiff, Fritz. "Avigdor Arikha veomanuto shel dor hadash." Mevooth (Hebrew)

  • 1953Tammuz, Binyamin. "Tsiurei Arikha leRilke." Haaretz (Hebrew)

  • Fischer, Yona. "Masterpieces of The Israel Museum." The Israel Museum, p. 63

  • Hughes, Robert. "Introduction to Avigdor Arikha: Inks, Drawings, and Etchings." Marlborough Fine Art

  • Hughes, Robert. "The Shock of the New." Knopf, pp. 404-405