Solo Exhibitions

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1954 Chemerinsky Art Gallery in Tel Aviv, Israel
1957 Galerie Espace Haarlem, Netherlands
 Galerie Colette Allendy, Paris
1959 Galerie Espace Haarlem, Netherlands
1961 “Lea Nikel: Paintings”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Dizengoff House,

Israel and Bezalel National Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

1966 “Lea Nikel: Paintings of Recent Years”, Haifa Museum of Modern

Art, Israel

1973 “Lea Nikel: Paintings 1963-1973”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena 

 Rubinstein Pavilion, Israel

1975 “Watercolors, Collages & Mixed Media”, America-Israel Cultural

Center, New York

1985 “Lea Nikel”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
1987 “Lea Nikel: Works on Paper”, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat

Gan, Israel

1989 Mokotoff Gallery, New York
1990 “Nikel”, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
“Lea Nikel”, Barbican Center, London

1992 “Lea Nikel: Book”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein

Pavilion, Tel Aviv, Israel

1995 “Lea Nikel - A Retrospective”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv,

Israel (short film)

2000 “Triangle, Circle, Square” – Omanut La'am, travelling exhibition

“Lea Nikel, New Works”, Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel
2001 “Lea Nikel – Works on Paper 1950-2000”, The Open Museum at

Omer, Industrial Park, Omer, Israel

2002 “Lea Nikel – New Works 1998-2002”, Sommer Contemporary Art

Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2004 “Lea Nikel – Paris 1950-1961”, Mane Katz Museum, Haifa, Israel

(short film)
‘Hastudio’ Art College, Raanana – a series of Artist’s Books, a
special project

2005 Younis Alkara Art Gallery, Dalyat El-Carmel, Israel
2005 “Lea Nikel – Watercolor on Paper”, ‘Hacheder’ Gallery, Tel Aviv,

Israel (short film)

2005 “Lea Nikel – New Works”, Sommer Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel

Aviv, Israel

2006 “From the Figurative to the Abstract, Lea Nikel – The Paris Years

1950-1961”, Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
“Lea Nikel – Works on Paper 70’s-80’s” Sommer Contemporary Art
Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2007 “Lea Nikel Works 1976-2004” Esty Reshef Curator, Kiryat Tivon

Memorial Center, Israel

2008 “Lea Nikel Collages, Works on Paper”, the Rehovot Municipal Art

Gallery, Israel

Group Exhibitions

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1951 “Second Salon of Young Painters”, Galerie Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
1953 “Israeli Painters in Paris”, Galerie Zak, Paris, France; Katia Granoff

Gallery, Paris
Plastic Arts Exhibition, Villetaneuse, France
1955 “Discovering”, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, France
1956 “Facets of Contemporary Art from Three Dutch Collections”, Vishal, 

 Haarlem, Holland

1957 “Three Israeli Painters from the School of Paris”, Galleria Blu, Milan,

Italy
“Contemporary Jewish Artists from France”, Ben Uri Art Gallery,
London, England

1958 “Galleria La Salita, Rome, 12 Artists”, Bezalel National Museum,

Jerusalem, Israel

1959 “Beyond the Informal”, Galerie Colette Allendy, Paris, France
1960 “Contemporary Israeli Art”, National Museum of Modern Art, Paris,

France

1961 “Contemporary Art in Israel”, Third Exhibition, Tel Aviv Museum of

Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv, Israel

1964 “Art Israel: 26 Painters and Sculptors”, Travelling Exhibition,

Museum of Modern Art, New York

“Aroch, Nikel, Tumarkin”, the 32nd Biennale, Venice, Italy
1965 “Trends in Israeli Art”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem                      
1971 “Twenty Israeli Artists”, Handwerkskammer, Cologne and the City

Museum, Wiesbaden, Germany
“Israeli Art”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel

1973 “Self Portrait in Israeli Art”, Haifa Museum of Modern Art, Haifa,

Israel

1981 “Israeli Artists – 1920-1980”, The Jewish Museum, New York
1983 “The 6 th International Art Biennial”, Valparaiso, Chile
1984 “Two Years, 1983-1984, Israeli Art, Qualities Accumulated”, Tel
Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Israel
1985 “Milestones in Israel Art”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
“Israeli Art 1960-1985”, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp,
Belgium

1987 “Format-Artist, Artist-Format, Israel Painting in Big Format”,

Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel

1989 “New acquisitions” Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein

Pavilion, Israel

1992 “Contemporary Israeli Landscapes”, Expo 92, Seville, Spain
1994 “The Johannesburg Biennale - Africus 95”, Johannesburg, South

Africa

1995 The Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan; Wellington Art Museum,

New Zealand; Bangkok Art Museum, Thailand

1998 “Three Generations, Contemporary Art”, University of London;

The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athenes

1999 The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
2000 “Israeli Art Today”, The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura, Japan
2005 Ella Gallery, Yemin Moshe, Jerusalem; Avner Katz, Nikel,

Kadishman, Rauchwerger

2007 “From ‘Yad LaBanim’ to ‘Art Museum’ Art collections from Petach-

Tikva museum of Art, Ashdod Art Museum, Israel
2005 “Paperwork”, ‘Hacheder’ Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2007 “The First Twenty Years”, Curator: Tali Cohen Garbuz, Memorial

Center Art Gallery, Kiryat Tivon, Israel.

2008 “60 Years of Israeli Art:

The First Decade: 1948-1958: Hegemony and Plurality”, Museum of
Art Ein-Harod, Israel
The Second Decade: 1958-1968: “The Birth of ‘Now’: Art in Israel
in the 1960s”, Ashdod Art Museum, Israel
2008 “NOIR” Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2008 “Three Generations”, The Kupferman Collection, Kibbutz Lohamei

HaGetaot

2008 “Van Gogh in Tel Aviv, Israeli Artists in a Dialogue with Van Gogh“,

Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
2009 Art TLV “From Top to Bottom”

2009 “A Selection of Israeli Art from the Collection of Gaby and Ami

Brown”, Museum of Art, Ein-Harod, Israel
2009 Yehuda Assia Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2009 “Mind the Cracks! Collages from the Museum and from Other

Collections”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2010 “Women in Israeli Art”, Discount Bank Collection, Herzl-Lilienblum

Museum