Artist Profiles

Nahum Tevet

Nahum Tevet (born 1946) lives and works in Tel Aviv.

Tevet is a conceptual artist who works with the language of Minimalism and earlier references such as Bauhaus, creating intricate sculptural/architectural installations based on geometrical "modules" that are made from industrial materials (wood).

He is a Professor at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem and also directs the institution's Master Program in Fine Art.


Tevet's sculptures and installations have been exhibited over the past thirty five years in numerous exhibitions worldwide, including Documenta 8, Carnegie International '99; Biennale de Sao Paulo '94; Biennale de Lyon '97; Venice Biennale 2003 and Brussels Biennale 2008. Recant solo exhibitions includes: MACRO, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma (2008); Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (2008); The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2007); Le Quartier ,Centre pour L'art Contemporain, Quimper (2005); and DCA, Dundee Contemporary Arts (2004). Tevet recently installed a major public wall sculpture at the headquarter Building of the Beinleumi Bank in Tel Aviv. He was the winner of the prestigious "Life Achievements in the Arts" award (Israel, 2007).