Oded Oded - Biography - Louis K. Meisel Gallery
First Peace, 1976

HISTORY

Born in Baghdad, Iraq, 1938
Moved to Jaffa, Israel, 1950
Studied at St. Martin's School of Art, London, England, 1966-68
Moved to Toronto, Canada 1969
Moved to New York City, U.S.A., 1971
Currently a resident of New York City and Old Jaffa, Israel


TEACHING

Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada, 1969-70
Parsons School of Design, New York, New York, 1975-77


VISITING ARTIST

The Cooper Union Art School, New York University,
New York Studio School, New School for Social Research; New York, New York


AWARDS

Fellowship, Peter Samuel Foundation, London, England, 1967-68
Fellowship, America-Israel Cultural Foundation, New York, New York, 1975


SELECTED ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS

Pollack Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1968
Old Jaffa Gallery, Jaffa, Israel, 1970
Gallery Moos, Toronto, Canada, 1970
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 1974
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1974
Parsons School of Design, New York, New York, 1975
America-Israel Culture House, New York, New York, 1975
Horace Richter Galleries, Jaffa, Israel, 1976
Bicentennial Tribute, United States Federal Plaza, New York, New York, 1975-76
Hebrew Union College, New York, New York, 1980
New England Center for Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, Connecticut, 1981
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 1982
Martha White Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, 1982
Tomasulo Gallery, Union College, Cranford, New Jersey, 1983
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1982-83
Byer Museum of Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1984
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 1987
Artists Studio, Old Jaffa, Israel, 1989
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 1991
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 1993
Herr-Chambliss Fine Arts, Hot Springs, AR, 1994
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, “Oded Halahmy in Retrospect: Sculpture 1962-1997”, catalogue raisonné,1997
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York, New York, "The Common Ground; The Sculpture Of Oded Halahmy", 2002
Yeshiva University Museum, New York, NY, "Oded Halahmy: Homelands: Baghdad - Jerusalem - New York, A Retrospective", 2003-2004
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York, New York, "Homeward; Baghdad - Jerusalem - New York", 2004
District of Columbia Jewish Community Center Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, Washington, D.C., 2004


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

"London Group," London, England, 1967
The Mayor Gallery, London, England, 1967
Grosvenor Gallery, London, England, 1967
Ben Uri Gallery, London, England, 1967
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada, 1968
The Tel Aviv Museum, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1970
Alwin Gallery, London, England, 1970
Hundred Acres Gallery, New York, New York, 1971
American International Sculpture Symposium, New York, New York, 1972
Horace Richter Galleries, Jaffa, Israel, 1973-86
Queens Museum, Queens, New York, 1973
International Sculpture Show, Gallery Moos, Toronto, Canada, 1974
Ten from America International Sculpture Symposium, New York, New York, 1974
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1974
Gruenebaum Gallery, New York, New York, 1974
Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York, New York, 1975
Faculty Exhibition, Parsons School of Design, New York, New York, 1976, 1977
Robert Elkon Gallery, New York, New York, 1976
Bonino Gallery, New York, New York, 1976
Alexander F. Milliken Gallery, New York, New York, 1977
Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, New York, 1977
"Art for Collectors," The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 1978
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1979
Morgan Gallery, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 1979
Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York, New York, 1978-81
Marisa Del Re Gallery, New York, New York, 1981
Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium, 1982
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 10th Anniversary, 1983
"The New Generation," Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, 1987
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 15th Anniversary, 1988
Art at the Armory, New York, NY, 1988
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 1989
"The 79th Annual Exhibition," Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, 1990
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 1990
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 1993
"The Nude In Three Dimensions," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, New York, 2002


SCULPTURE IN SELECTED MUSEUMS AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
The Jewish Museum, New York, New York
The Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, New York
The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Best Products Company, Inc., Richmond, Virginia
Prudential Insurance Company, San Francisco, California
Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, Danville, Virginia
Hebrew Union College, New York, New York
Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem, Israel
Tomasulo Gallery, Union College, Cranford, New Jersey
The Discount Bank, New York, New York
Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, Georgia
Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania
Peter Samuel Foundation, London, England
The Hudson River Museum of Westchester, Yonkers, New York
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey
Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, New York
New England Center for Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, Connecticut
Sloan's Curve, Palm Beach, Florida
Somerset Plaza, Boca Raton, Florida
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
Hofstra Museum, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida
State University of New York at Potsdam, Potsdam, New York
Macalaster College, St. Paul, Minnesota
Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, New York
Works are also included in many private collections.


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Arts Review, Bruce Laughton, 19 February 1967
Arts Review, Cotie Burland, 27 May 1967
La Presse, Montreal, Canada, 4 September 1968
The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, 28 September 1968
The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, Kay Kritzwiser, February 1970
Arts Canada, Peter Norton, April 1970
Arts Magazine, Laura Sue Schwartz, November 1972
Art News, Gerrit Henry, December 1972
Art News, Margaret R. Weiss, December 1972
Art International, April Kingsley, February 1973
The New York Times, James R. Mellow, 9 May 1973
The Soho Weekly News, Peter Frank, p.14, 7 March 1974
Arts Magazine, Noel Frackman, May 1974
Tarbut, Irene Shapiro, Spring 1975
WPIX-TV Show, 22 October, 11:00 A.M., 1975
The Jerusalem Post, Gil Goldfine, 20 August 1976
The Soho Weekly News, John Perreault, 4-10 August 1977
Art Speak, Peter Fingestin, 25 September 1980
Pictures on Exhibit, September-October 1980
Palm Beach Daily News, 18 February 1981
The Hartford Courant, Art Review, 2 August 1981
Ridgefield Press, 29 December 1981
Italian Vogue, Daniela Morera, October 1982
Ridgefield Press, 23 October 1982
The New York Times, 3 April 1983
Evanston Review, Michael Bunestell, 14 June 1984
American Art Galleries, Les Krantz, 1985
The New York Art Review, Les Krantz, 1988
Who's Who in American Art, 1989
The New York Times, 17 December 1992
The Fine Arts Review, 1994
The Sentinel-Record, Hot Springs, AR, 24 November 1994
Artnews, Gerrit Henry, January 1998
Jews, Punica Granatum, Issue 2, 1999
World Sculpture News, Summer, 2003
The New York Sun, March 3, 2003

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First Peace, , 1976
Homeland, bronze, 1987
Odyssey, bronze, 1974-1988
Sculptural Story, bronze cast, 1996
Peace Crossroads, bronze cast, 1998
Stand Up For Peace, bronze cast, 2000
To Eat Pomegranates For Peace, bronze cast, 2002
Blossom Song, bronze cast, 2002
Where Did I Come From, bronze cast, 2003
What I Remember, bronze cast, 2004
Before I Saw Homeland, bronze cast, 2004
Mystery of Our Fathers, bronze cast, 2005
Ancient Game (Belbelwahach), bronze cast, 2006
Wired Up, bronze cast, 2006
Stitched Fragments, aluminum cast with patina, 2006
Reconstruction, aluminum cast with patina, 2006
Unified, aluminum cast with patina, 2007
Spoon Star, aluminum cast, 2008
Noble Exile, aluminum cast, 2008
Sky Window (Study), aluminum painted blue, 1973
Galil (Study), aluminum painted black-green, 1973
Sight (Study), welded aluminum painted yellow, 1973
Gliding (Study), bronze cast, 1975
Embrace (Study), bronze cast, 1975
Sky Afternoon, bronze cast, 1979
At The Gate, bronze cast, 1981
A Place In The East, nickel bronze cast, 1981
With Love, bronze cast, 1981
Welcome To The Royal Court, bronze cast, 1976-85
Rule and Line, bronze cast, 1986
Homeland, bronze cast, 1987
Opening Home, bronze cast, 1990
Opening For Peace, bronze cast, 1992
Peace In Circles, bronze cast, 1996
Ladder In Bloom, bronze cast, 1997
Stand Still and Dance, bronze cast, 1999
Stand Up For Peace, bronze cast, 2000
Where Did I Come From, bronze cast, 2003
Flowering Song, bronze cast, 2003