Yigal Ozeri is a photorealistic painter born in 1958 in Israel.
He is best-known for his large-scale, airy portraits of young women in serene, dream-like landscapes and painted with thousands of tiny brushstrokes. Ozeri’s impeccable technique and aluring subjects generate an idyllic milieu that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality: tinting feminine beauty with solar flares, dreamy light and contrasting colour tones, Ozeri’s paintings breathe sensuality into fleeting moments between female and nature. Yigal Ozeri has exhibited extensively in solo and group exhibitions worldwide. His work appeared on the cover of the book "Photorealism in the Digital Age" by Louis K. Meisel (2013) and was included in "50 Years of Hyperrealistic Paintings", a European traveling exhibition that was presented notably in the Museum Thyssen- Bornemisza in Madrid (Spain), the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (UK) and the Museo de Bellas Artes in Bilbao (Spain). Ozeri's work makes up part of the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, the Jewish Museum in New York, the New York Public Library, The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and the Albertina in Vienna, among others.
In 2017, Yigal Ozeri is one of thirty contemporary artists featured in the exhibition "Hyperrealism - 50 Years of Painting" presented at the Kunsthal Rotterdam. Yigal Ozeri lives and works in New York City.