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Installation No. 6 (Tubes), 2008 Installation 6 Monitor, Audio and Video, Paper Objects © Galerie Davide Gallo
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Bats, 2002-2007. Two-channel Slide Projection of Eighty 35mm Slides Onto Adjacent Walls. Running Time: 8 Minutes. © courtesy of the artist and Richard Gray Gallery.
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Installation No. 8 (Hancock), 2009 © courtesy of the artist and Richard Gray Gallery.
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Dimona, 2006. Digital Video Projection, 250g Paper Objects, Stack of Approx. 4,000 A1 Posters, Text. Running Time: 8 Minutes. © Courtesy of the artist and Richard Gray Gallery.
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Recess, 2009. Single Channel High-definition Digital Video Projection. Running Time: 10 Minutes. © Courtesy of the artist and Richard Gray Gallery.
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Installation No. 4 (Towers), 2008 Digital Video Projection, Two 250g Paper Objects. Running Time: 9 Minutes. © Courtesy of the artist and Richard Gray Gallery.
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Installation view of "1391", 2007 © Courtesy of the artist and Richard Gray Gallery.
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nstallation No. 7, 2008. Two-channel Digital Video Projection With Sound, Cast Porcelain Objects. Running Time: 10 Minutes. © Courtesy of the artist and Richard Gray Gallery.
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© Courtesy of the artist and Richard Gray Gallery.
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Project Cabrini Green Public Light Installation © Courtesy the artist and Richard Gray Gallery
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Larry Williams, Rural Saturday Night, 1973 © Courtesy of the artist and the Museum of Contemporary Photography
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Project Cabrini Green, 2011 Public Art, Mixed Media Installation, Video Art, Mi © Courtesy of Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago
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© Courtesy of the artist and the Chicago Cultural Center
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Untitled, 2014
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Untitled, 2014 © Jan Tichy
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Changing Chicago (26th Street), 2011 Video 8 Minutes © Courtesy the artist and Richard Gray Gallery
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Installation #7 , 2016
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Quick Facts
Statement

Jan  Tichy is a contemporary artist and educator who works with video, sculpture, architecture, and  photography.  Born in Prague in 1974, Tichy studied art in Israel before earning his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he is now Adjunct Professor at the Department of Art and Technology  Studies. Tichy has had solo exhibitions at the MCA, Chicago; Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Richard Gray  Gallery, Chicago; the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary  Art,CCA Tel Aviv, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago and his work has been included  in exhibitions in Basel,  Berlin, Frankfurt, Helsinki,  Jerusalem, Madrid, New York, Paris, Stockholm, Venice, and Washington, D.C. among others. He was awarded the 2010 Nathan Gottesdiener Prize of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. In 2011, Tichy created his largest installation to-­‐date, Project Cabrini Green  (2011), a community-­‐based art project that illuminated with spoken word the last high rise building at the Cabrini Green    

Housing Projects in Chicago during its  month long demolition.  Jan Tichi is represented by    Richard Gray Gallery.

 

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Jan Tichy

Born: Prague, 1974

Lives and works in Chicago

Education

2007-2009   MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sculpture Department

2005-2007   Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv, Advanced Studies in Art

1999-2002 Jerusalem School of Photography & New Media, Photography Department

1995-1999 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Political Science and General Studies

SELECTED ONE-PERSON Exhibitions

2010  Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (opens 09/10)

Installation No. 10, Spertus Institute, Chicago

2009  Installations, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

Recent Works, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bat Yam, Israel

2008  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2007  Facility 1391, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art

2004  Beton, Morel Derfler Gallery, Jerusalem

2002  Bab El Musrara, Musrara Community Gallery and Morel Derfler Gallery, Jerusalem

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010 Moholy: An Education of the Senses, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago (exhibition design)

 

    Disquieted, Portland Art Museum

    Family/Tree II, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion

    2009  ArtTLV Biennale, Tel Aviv

    Learning Modern, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    Dreary Structures, Dreamy Structures, Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel

    After Architecture: Typologies of the Afterwards, Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona

    Family/Tree I, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion

    Cent Ans de Dialogue par l’Art, Orangerie du Senat, Paris

    The Age of a Different Re-Action: New Israeli Art Scene, Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin

    Paperworks, The Israel Museum (Beit Ticho), Jerusalem

    Annual MFA Graduate Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    Haifa Triennial, Haifa Museum of Art

     

    SELECTED HONORS

    2009  MFA Fellowship Award, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    2008  America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship

    2007  The Young Artist Award, Israeli Ministry of Culture

    • Rich Foundation Scholarship

    • America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship

    2003  America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship

    2002  Mayor of Jerusalem Award for Excellence in Art Studies