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Aviva Uri, an Israeli painter was born in 1922 in Safed, Israel.
In her youth she dedicated her evenings to dance lessons in Gertrude Kraus' dance company.
In 1941 she married Moshe Lavin, and in 1946 their daughter, Rachel (Yampoler) was born. In 1943 she began her training as a painter at the studio of Moshe Castiel and in 1944 she continued her studies with David Hendler, who became her second husband in 1963.
Uri used white make-up on her face, with dark eye-shadows, and wore black clothes which were too big. She deliberately falsified her age and claimed she was born in 1927.
Uri has created mainly expressive drawings, which focused on line and composition. They are precise, complex and bold, with references to the elements of material and texture.
Aviva Uri's abstract drawings link her to the "New Horizons" group, but suggest an alternative to the abstract art being created in the country: instead of oils, she created drawings on paper; instead of the professional mixing of colors, she used no coloration; instead of Paris, she was influenced by Japan and China, or other individualists. Uri's free line influenced younger artists, such as Raffi Lavie.
Aviva Uri died in Tel Aviv in 1989.
Studied with David Hendler, Tel Aviv
Awards and Prizes
1979 National Fund for Art, Argentina
1981 Excellence in Contemporary Art, Monte Carlo
Joan Miro Prize, Israel.