Biography

Guy Yanai Studio, 2015, Tel Aviv, Israel 

GUY YANAI (b. in 1977 in Haifa, Israel) attended Parsons School of Design, New York, NY; The New York Studio School, New York, NY; Pont-Aven School of Art, Pont-Aven, France and received a BFA from Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.

Yanai has had numerous solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include “Barbarian in the Garden,” Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA; “Calm European,” Flatland Gallery, Art Brussels; “Calm European,” Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; “Love of Beginnings,” Galerie Derouillon; “Fox Hill Road,“ Rod Barton, Brussels, Belgium; “Ordinary Things,” Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel; “Diary,” Galerie Derouillon, Paris, France; “First Battle Lived Accident,” Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; “Accident Nothing,” Aran Cravey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Lived & Laughed & Loved & Left,” La Montagne Gallery, Boston, MA; and “Battle, Therapy, Living Room,” The Velan Center for Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy.

Recent group exhibitions include “To Our Fellow Artists and Poets Who Are Confused About Which Way to Go,” Lundgren Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain; “Surreal House,” The Pill, Istanbul, Turkey; Art Cologne with Conrads Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany; “Post Analog Painting II,” The Hole, New York, NY; “What’s Up 2.0,” London, England, curated by Lawrence van Hagen; “Tableaux,” Tristian Koenig, Melbourne, Australia; “The Ties That Bind,” David Achenbach Projects, Wuppertal, Germany; “Cause the Grass Don’t Grow and the Sky ain’t Blue,“ Praz Delavallade, Paris, France, curated by Clemence Duchon and Flavie Loizon; “Bisou Magique,“ Galerie Derouillon, Paris, France, curated by Yundler Brondino Verlag; “Mademoiselle Albertine est Partie!,” Kaye Donachie and Guy Yanai, Appartement, Paris, France, curated by Timothée Chaillou; “A House Without Rooms,” Galerie Torri, Paris, France; “Words Without Letters,” Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; and “GROWTH,” Charlotte Fogh, Aarhus, Denmark; and “Not For Sale,” Kiryat Tivon Gallery, Kiryat Tivon, Israel.

Yanai currently lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel. 

Interview with Guy Yanai on SOUND & VISION, a podcast by Brian Alfred