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Pavel Wolberg, Israel/Russian Federation

2011 Sony World Photography Awards - Winner, Sport, Professional Competition


Pavel Wolberg (born 1966 in Leningrad, USSR) is an artist and a former photojournalist living in Tel Aviv. Major museum solo exhibitions include Gemak Museum, Hag, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, Ashdod Art Museum and Herzliya Museum of Art among others. Pavel has participated in numerous group exhibitions at institutions such as the 52 Venice Biennale, the Martin-Gropius-Bau, KIM-Kunst Im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, La collection Antoine de Galbert, La Maison Rouge, Paris, Jewish Museum, Amsterdam , Passage de Retz, Paris, Krefeld Museum, Exit Art, New York and the Tel Aviv museum of Art.


His work is also represented in prominent public and private collections, among them the TAMA museum of modern art, Tel Aviv, foundation Carmignac, Fond National d’Art Contemporain, France, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, The Jewish Museum, NYC, La Maison Rouge, Fondation A. de Galbert, Paris and private collections. Pavel received the Leon Constantiner Prize for Israeli Photography in 2005, Sony World Photography Awards in 2011 and he was shortlisted for Prix Pictet at 2017.