Master of color and visual drama, Yehouda Chaki, paints expansive landscapes that excite the senses and explore personal passage. His work is best described as a collision of the outside world with the
artist’s inner-most visceral perceptions -- a vivid palette expressing the pleasures of seeing the world intensely.
Born in Greece in 1938, hidden during WWII, and moved to Tel Aviv as a child, Chaki calls Israel his home. He was educated both there and at the Ecole Des Beaux Arts in Paris. Chaki has continued his mature life and his ambitions from Montreal, Canada. From 1967 until 1989, Chaki was head of Painting and Drawing, at the Department of Fine Arts, at the Saidye Bronfman Centre. Presently, he still acts as an artistic advisor for the centre.
With a career that has included over eighty-five one man shows and over three hundred group exhibitions, Chaki’s work has garnered a devoted following, and niche in contemporary Canadian art. His work is in the permanent collections of over seventy-five museums and corporations including The Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Musée D'art Contemporain de Montreal, Fort Lauderdale Museum; Florida, Eretz Israel Museum; Israel, Musée de Toulon; France, and the Museo de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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