Fresh Paint #5: May 15 – 19, 2012
Written by: Midnight East
Fresh Paint #5 will take place in Tel Aviv from May 15 – 19, 2012. The contemporary art fair will showcase the works of 56 artists and 25 galleries at a new venue: The New High School, 3 Shoshana Persits Street, Tel Aviv.
Independent artists selected to show their works in this year’s Fresh Paint Greenhouse include: Rona Alfiya, Shay Arik, Tomer Azulay, Gil Bar, Ran Barlev, Barak Bendel, Dganit Ben Admon, Yael Ben Shalom, Iris Cintra, Alon Cohen Raz, Dede, Ophra Eyal Gur Arie, Revital Falke, Lena Gomon, Naama Hadany, Or Harpaz, Hilit Kadouri , Iva Kafri , Alon Kedem, Abraham Kritzman, Liron Kroll, Hila Laviv, Yonatan Levy, Haran Mendel, Matan Mittwoch, Miri Mor, Boaz Noy, Matan Oren, Ya’ara Oren, Eyal Pinkas, Lena Revenko, Nimrod Reuveni, Masha Rubin, Elham Rokni, Assaf Shaham, Adam Sher Carmit Shlomi, Igor Skaletsky, Porat Solomon, Rona Stern, Avinoam Sternheim, Irit Tamari , Amir Tomashov, Yonatan Ullman, Gabriela Vainsencher, and Amir Yatziv.
The 2012 selection panel members are: Igal Ahouvi, collector, Tel Aviv; Tali Ben Nun, Director and curator, Gallery 39 for contemporary art, Tel Aviv; Gabi Bineth, Director, Bineth gallery, Tel Aviv; Adi Cabili, Director, Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv; Sergio Edelsztein, Director and chief curator, CCA, Tel Aviv; Yitzhak Livneh, artist, lecturer, The Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem; Dr. Aya Luria, Director and curator, The Shpilman Institute for Photography; Nissan Perez, Senior curator, Photography department, The Israel museum, Jerusalem; Sarit Shapira, curator of The Igal Ahouvi art collection; Joshua Simon, curator and writer; Freda Uziel, curator, collector and a supporter of the arts, London; PREVIEW BERLIN directors and founders: Kristian Jarmuschek (Galerie Jarmuschek + Partner) and Rüdiger Lange (loop – raum für aktuelle kunst) and the artist Ralf Schmitt (artist).
Natalia Zourabova was awarded “Most Promising Artist” by the Igal Ahouvi Art Collection in 2011. An exhibit of her work, curated by Sarit Shapira, will be shown at Fresh Paint #5, and this year’s winner will be announced on the opening night.
Admission is 40 NIS. Opening hours: Tuesday, May 15 – 17:00 – 22:00; Wednesday, May 16 – 17:00 – 22:00; Thursday, May 17 – 17:00 – 22:00; Friday, May 18 – 10:00 – 18:00; Saturday, May 19 – 10:00 – 21:00.
Complete information in English can be found on the Fresh Paint site: www.freshpaint.co.il