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© 2012 ILNART - Israel Naive Art Assocation

Avraham Kan - Israel

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Avraham Kan Biography

Solo Exhibition

2012 "inside and out" Bernard Gallery, Tel-Aviv

Group Exhibitions
2012 "Naïve Art of Israel", GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2012 "The 5th International Naïf Art Festival", Galeria Szyb Wilson, Katowice, Polandzyb Wilson, Katowice, Poland
2012 "The naive of Israel" Gutman Art gallery of Naive Art, Berlin



Abraham Kan was born in Georgia (1968), in Batumi. His mother, born in Belarus, the city of Vitebsk (the hometown of Mark Chagall). His father, a native of Tommy. Kan older sister named Lolita.

Kan remember himself painting since he was a child. At the age of nine participated in the Olympics National Painting Soviet Union. (Uncle and aunt were professional painters.) From age 7 to age 14 was a member of the ensemble dancing with Groseiniim and then studied for three years in track and field. Beit received education involved, the mother kept the tradition and Jewish holidays. Kan graduating from high school in Georgia, studied one year sentences, he joined the Russian Navy, where he served three years, where he began studying, martial arts, and at the end of his military service these professions authorized instructor.

Kan came to Israel in 1991 (at age 23), with his mother and sister, his father remained in Georgia and married again, after we separated from his wife. With the rise in Israel lived family in Kiryat Ata (where he studied Hebrew and served as sports JCC). Later the family moved to Bat Yam. Kan employed stunt man in films until 1994, and also dealt in maintaining the clubs and pubs. Due excellence in his role as a guard, his skill in the arts Fighting and background athletic, he introduced people to questionable (some undercover cops and some offenders), who sought help skills and services and harnessed it to help rescue women from the FSU, who worked as prostitutes 'club health' as ​​a result of his involvement in the rescue "framing him" to police and he was charged "kidnapping to sexual offense" serious charge, for which was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

He was released from prison in  7.12.2010, after serving his entire sentence. Kan has dedicated himself to painting and war on the innocent.

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