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Alexander Grinshpun

Alexander Grinshpun


Alexander Grinshpun is an Israeli Postwar and Contemporary painter. He has developed his own unique style based on his world view, and it is well-reflected in his paintings.


Personal History

Alexander Grinshpun was born on April 11, 1949 in Moldova. He graduated from a local art school in 1968. From 1974 to 1978 he studied in The Institute of Arts Saint Petersburg majoring in theatrical performance decorations, specializing in background scenery for theater and opera. Between 1979 and 1982 Alexander worked as the theatrical artist in the city of Syktyvkar where his first personal exhibition was placed in 1980.

Since 1984 and prior to repatriation to Israel in 1991, Alexander participated in a number of collective exhibitions. In Kishinev, Odessa, Tiraspol and Bedery his pictures were exposed separately.

The largest and most significant personal exhibition was in June 2003 in the Center of Arts in Rishon-Lezion, Israel; about 80 picturesque cloths were exposed in two big wall-lighted halls. As a result of this exhibition, Alexander was invited to exhibit in a few galleries in the US, Canada and Singapore.

Style and Influences

Alexander has developed his own unique style, expressionist-naive. This style is based on the unique landscape and character of the Mediterranean region.


  • In 1994, Alexander Grinshpun’s personal exhibition was exhibited in the House of the Navigator (Advice Gilboa).
  • In the years 1994, 1995 and 1997, Alexander participated in annual exhibitions in the Chagall House in Haifa.
  • In June 2003, Alexander Grinshpun held his largest and most significant personal exhibition in the Center of Arts in Rishon-Lexion, Israel.

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