Painter, sculptor, and conceptual video, performance and installation artist.
Born in Jerusalem, Israel,1940, and has lived in London, England since 1972.

Studies

1967
Art Institute, Bat-Yam, Israel
1967
The High Institute for Painting, Tel Aviv, Israel


Selected Solo Exhibitions

1975
Photographs and Video Performance De Appel , Amsterdamת Netherlands.
1977
"Territory", video performance Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst , Aachen, Germany.
1979
"Performance Center D'Art et Communication", Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
1992
"Works on paper", Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.
2004
"Druksland: An Audio Visual Retrospective", Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel.
2006
"Retrospective", Museum of Art, Ein Hod, Israel.
2007
"Selected Works", Yair Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
2013"Group Exhibition from the Gallery Collection", Yair Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2009
"Deuteronomy Chapter 1, Pictures Chapter2", Yair Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel.


Selected Group Exhibitions

1977
"Documenta 6", Kassel, Germany.
1997
"Cartographers", Art Pavilion in Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
2008
"Mapping The Imagination", Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.
2009
"The Hidden Trace: Jewish Paths Through Modernity", Felix Nussbaum Haus, Osnabrück, Germany.
2016"Exhibition from the Gallery Collection", Yair Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

"Decade Exhibition", Yair Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2018"Oded Keidar chooses from the gallery collection", Yair Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.


Awards

1970
Herman Struck Prize for Excellence, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Israel
1972
Aika Braun Prize for a Young Artist, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1973
Sandberg Prize for Israeli Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1978
Isaac Stern Prize for Creativity, Israel Culture Foundation
1991
Prize for Creativity, Ministry of Education
1993
Pundak Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2005
Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2005
Life Project Prize, Ministry of Education


  • Michael Druks exhibited at the "Decade Exhibition" a group exhibition held in 2016 and marked the 10th anniversary of the Yair Art Gallery.