Alex Shalom Kohav

Bio

INTERNATIONAL FORUMS

1997              Documenta X, Kassel, Germany (as part of the Thing.Net exhibit)

ONE-PERSON SHOWS

2002              “R@Bust_E/Co.Law.Gee.” Installation, Dairy Center for the Arts Gallery, Boulder, CO

2001             “Balls” Installation, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

1999-2000     “Very Wired Art,” National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO

1999              “Very Wired Art,” Boulder Public Library, Main Branch, Boulder, CO

1992               ViewPoint Gallery, New York, NY

1990               Springs Art Gallery, East Hampton, NY

GROUP SHOWS

2000              “COLORADO 2000,” Ingrid Schaffner curator, BMoCA (Boulder M. of Contemp. Art), Boulder, CO

2000               North American Sculpture Exhibition, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

1996               Millennium Gallery, East Hampton, NY

1992               Frank Bustamante Gallery, New York, NY 1982

1992               “Old Themes, New Faces,” Ori Z. Soltes curator, Klutznick Museum, Washington, DC

1981              Fondation des Etats-Unis, Paris, France

PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS AND GRANTS

2002               Boulder Arts Commission’s “Major Grant”

1999               Boulder Arts Commission’s Mini-Grant

1999             Theater Ticket Booths proposal, Times Square, New York City

1992             Team of architects & city planners participant, City Redevelopment proposal, Kyoto, Japan

MANIFESTOES

  • VWHAM!-99/00: Very Wired (“Hot”) Art Manifesto, limited edition, Boulder, CO

1997              Fecund x Realities x Expanding x Even x Now = FreeN!!!!! New Edge Manifesto, WWW

1987              The State of Art & the Liberation of Light: A New Age Art Manifesto, limited edition, NYC

REVIEWS AND SURVEYS

2016            Tradition and Transformation: Three Millennia of Jewish Art & Architecture, Ori Z. Soltes (Canal St. Studios: New York), pp. 576-9.

1999            “The Visual Revolution Will Be Monitored,” J. Gluckstern, Daily Camera, Boulder, CO

1999             “Lightly Connected,” Laura Richardson, Boulder Weekly, Boulder, CO

1992             “Towards the Supreme Reality,” A. Jakimovich (past VP, AICA – International Association of Critics); in Kohav: Catalog, Guelman Gallery, Moscow

1992             “Kohav’s Transcendental Art,” Raphael Wettenstein

1992             “The Organic Vision of Alex Kohav,” Dennis Wepman

1991             “Kohav: the Self in Motion,” Moshe Scholnick

1990             “Posters, Space Apples and Island Life,” Dan’s Papers, Eastern Long Island, NY

OTHER ACTIVITIES

2000             Laser art stage design (for Extensities, play by Mike Smaller), Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder, CO

1999          “Techno Art/Artful Technologies” Panel Discussion organizer, Public Library, Boulder, CO

EDUCATION

2004-11        Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, OH, PhD. (Interdisciplinary Studies)

1982             Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris

1980-81        Art Students League, New York City

1966-72        Mendeleev Institute of Technology, M.Sc., Electrochemical Engineering, Moscow

PERSONAL  Born in the Carpathian Mountains (ex-Hungary, now Ukraine); in the U.S. since 1976.

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