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About Akiva HuberAkiva Huber always prefers a unique style to express his moods without attempting to resemble to any of the famous sculptors. He chooses his subjects from real life which accounts for their impact. The means and the ways are just as important to him as the final goal.
He passes from one topic to another, from sculpture to sculpture, always with social conscience, challenging conventional material, expressing novelty and wit and the metamorphosis of shape and color. The importance of the human spirit is wonderfully expressed in Huber`s sculptures through curved body language, reflecting the spirit of the time and époque in which we live
Exhibition History of Akiva HuberAkiva Huber`s Exhibitions
Houshang GallerySanta Fe NM -September,solo
`Art from the Heart `solo exhibition Moscone Convention Center SF California
Boston MA U.S.A. L`atitude gallery February 2012
Santa Fe NM- U.S.A. Houshang Gallery January 2012
"Femina" Chagall Museum Haifa march 2012
Group exhibition: annual exhibition Chagall museum, Haifa
Solo ex. Miami Florida, USA- October.
Boston MA U.S.A. L`atitude gallery October 2010.
Santa Fe NM- U.S.A. Houshang Gallery October 2010
Moscone Convention Center ?San Francisco-November 2011
Tucson JCC Community Center- Third sculpture exhibition-November 2011
Washington DC Convention Center U.S.A. September 2010-09-13
Boston MA U.S.A., L`atitude gallery October 2010.
Santa Fe NM- U.S.A. Houshang Gallery October 2010
Moscone Convention center San Francisco 0ctober 2009
Florence Biennial 2009 December 2009 Florence Italy
-Group exhibition, Zenith Gallery, Washington D.C 2008.U.S.A
-Solo exhibition, Caprice Gallery Jerusalem. 2008.
-Washington D. C. convention center U.S.A.October
-Ramat Shalom synagogue, Ft Lauderdale Florida U.S.A. October 2008.
Exhibitions in 2007
- Art interview International Award exhibition 2007-Gallery 24 Berlin. Germany
-Solo exhibition, : Caprice gallery, Jerusalem April -May 2007.
-Group exhibition, Chagall house Haifa, June 2007.
-Washington D.C.convention center October 2007
Exhibitions in 2006.
- Solo exhibition, Atlanta International Convention Center, March 2006
-Group exhibition, Chagall house, Haifa, Israel MAY 2006.
-6TH Annual summer All Media, International Art Exhibition 2006.
-Art interview Annual Online art competition
-5th international Biennial of Chania- October 2006.Crete.Greece
Exhibitions in 2005
- ArtExpo, New York, February 2005
- Orlando Florida, March 2005
- Solo exhibition, Washington DC, 2005
- Group exhibition, Chagall House, Haifa, Israel, 2005
Exhibitions in 2004
- Solo Sculpture exhibition, New-Orleans convention center,
- Exhibition in Washington D.C. convention center, September 2004
Exhibitions in 2003
- Solo Sculpture exhibition ArtExpo, NY, NY, Feb-March 2003
- Group exhibition, Chagall House, Haifa, Israel, April 2003
- Annual exhibition by Israeli painters and sculptors association,
Chagall House, Haifa, Israel, May 2003
- Solo exhibition, Washington DC - New Convention Center,
- Solo exhibition, Orlando, Florida, November 2003
Exhibitions in 2002
- Solo exhibition, Washington DC, Feb 2002
- Sculpture exhibition ArtExpo, NY, Feb-March 2002
- Solo sculpture exhibition, "Creative Partner Gallery"
Bethesda Maryland, July 2002
- Sculpture exhibition, Washington DC Convention Center,
Exhibitions in 2001
- Solo exhibition in "Kastra art center", Haifa, Israel
- Group exhibition "Fe mina" by Israeli painters and sculptors association
- Group exhibition "Borders" by Israeli painters and sculptors association
- Solo exhibition in 24-27 June 2001, London
- Solo exhibition in 12-16 Sep 2001, Washington Convention Center,
Biography / CV of Akiva HuberAkiva Huber`s Biography
I was born in France 1947, to holocaust survivors from Hungary. My work reflects my approach consciously or sub-consciously to the subjects like gender relations, reconciliation and separation. Like many of my fellow artists, I was fascinated by biblical motifs. The pattern of my life is influenced by the power, emotions and struggle in these stories. Another source of influence is undoubtedly the conflict of being second generation to holocaust victims. This makes me more sensitive and more aware of the duality of life, so that I focus on a never- ending struggle of the artist with himself and especially with his surroundings.
My sculptures try to express pure beauty and movement, reflecting particular situations, sensuality and a lust for life. I attempted to materialize the mysterious duality, the bond between man and woman in order to create figures both androgynous and homogeneous.
In my work there is a dialogue between open space and structures. The delicate round sculptures reflect and introduce grace and beauty into the diversity of human world. Although the size of the sculptures is small, they are very powerful, expressing tumultuous human feeling. Each one could well serve as a model for outdoor sculptures in public squares or halls, add to the aesthetic and graceful atmosphere, and make the observer share aesthetic experience.
I always prefer my unique style to express my mood without attempting to resemble to any of the famous sculptors. I pass my subjects from real life which accounts for their impact from one topic to another, from sculpture to sculpture, always with social conscience, challenging conventional material, expressing novelty and wit and the metamorphosis of shape and color
Artist Statement of Akiva HuberAkiva Huber`s Statement
The importance of the human spirit is expressed in my sculptures through curved body language, reflecting the spirit of the time and époque in which we live.
Awards and Prizes of Akiva HuberAkiva Huber`s Awards
-6th Annual Summer All Media. international Art Exhibition 2006-: first prize-+Award of excellence, +special recognition.
-Art interview Annual Online Art Competition 2006-Third Place- (bronze)
Art Interview International Online Artist Competition 2006 -Third Place.
Upstream People Gallery International Online Competitions 2006 - First Place
Qualifications / Education of Akiva HuberAkiva Huber`s Education
1966-1968: College for X-ray technologies.
Ceramic Sculpture, Kiryat Bialik Community Center (88-90)
Sculpture Academy, Emeq Izrael, Goren Center (90-92)
Haifa Bay Area
Price Range of WorkAkiva Huber's work has a price range from £5,367 to £8,917
Mediums utilisedAkiva Huber's work is found in the following materials:
Artwork CategorisedAkiva Huber's work is found in the following categories on site:
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines (5)
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine (5)
Minimalist Understated Abstract Contemporary Sculpture statuary statuettes (4)
Couples or Group Sculptures (4)
Love / Affection Sculpture (3)
Human Form: Abstract Sculptures (3)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (3)
Mother and Child, the Madonna, mother and children Sculptures (2)
Human Figurative Sculptures (2)
Wedding Anniversary Gift or Present Sculptures Statues statuettes (2)
Religious Sculpture (2)
Modern Abstract Contemporary Avant Garde Sculptures or Statues or statuettes or statuary (2)
Stylized People Sculptures
Variety of Emotional feelings depicted in Sculptures
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures
Tabletop Desktop Small Indoor Statuettes Figurines Sculptures
Christian Church Sculptures, Carvings Bas Reliefs Stained Glass and Statues
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Outdoor Outside Exterior Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary
Family Groups Sculptures
Small / Little Abstract Contemporary Sculptures / Statues
Calm Love and Affection Sculptures or Statues
Biblical Character or Thing sculpture Statues Statuettes
Contented Happy Relaxed Sculpture or Statue
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