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1971 Hawthorn City Art Gallery, Melbourne
1972 Llewellyn Gallery, Adelaide
Osborne & Polak Gallery, Melbourne
1973 Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane
Desborough Galleries, Perth
1974 Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne
1975 Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne
1976 Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne
Solander Gallery, Canberra
Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1978 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1979 Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne
Solander Gallery, Canberra
Coventry Gallery, Sydney
1980 Coventry Gallery, Sydney
Axiom Gallery, Melbourne
1982 Axiom Gallery, Melbourne
1983 Roslyn Oxley Gallery, Sydney
Quentin Galleries, Perth
1984 Quentin Galleries, Perth
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
1985 Victor Mace Gallerie,, Brisbane
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
1986 Anima Gallery, Adelaide
Quentin Galleries, Perth
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
1987 Centre For Contemporary Art, Hamilton, New Zealand
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Greenhill Galleries, Perth
Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
1988 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide
Australian Galleries, Melbourne
Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
1989 Gow Langsford Galleries, Auckland, New Zealand
Popular Front, Broadmeadows, Melbourne
Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1990 Maquarie Galleries, Sydney
Australian Galleries, Melbourne
   
   
1993 'The Australian Haggadah', Jewish Museum Of Australia, Melbourne
'The Australian Haggadah', The Great Synagogue, Sydney
'Towards Identity', Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
'Open Cut', Luba Bilu Gallery, Melbourne
1994 BMG Art, Adelaide
1994-95 'Towards Identity', Latrobe Valley Art Centre, Morewell, Victoria
New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, N.S,W.
Orange Regional Gallery, N.S.W.
Albury Regional Art Centre, N.S.W.
1995 Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
1996 George Gallery, Melbourne, BMG Art, Adelaide
1997 'Illuminations', Albury Regional Art Centre, N.S.W.
'From my garden' - Watercolours 1978 - 1997, George Gallery, Melbourne
1998 'Negev works in progress', Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne
'From my garden' - Watercolours 1978 – 1997, BMG Art, Adelaide
1999 'Negev' - Bulle Galleries, Melbourne
'From my garden' – Watercolours 1978 – 1997, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW
2000 'From my garden' - Watercolours 1978 – 1997, Penrith Art Gallery, NSW
Ipswitch Regional Gallery, Queensland
'Imaging the night' - Dickerson gallery, Melbourne
2001 'Imaging the night' - Dickerson Gallery, Sydney
2002 Tanya Images - Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne
'Earth To Sky' - Metro 5, Melbourne
2004 ‘WOUNDED, Land, Memory, Destiny', Glen Eira City Gallery, Melbourne
'Earth to Sky', BMG Art, Adelaide
2008 'Galil - Golan', Glen Eira City Gallery, Melbourne
'Painting the Torah', Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne.
2011 Location Watercolours from Australia and Overseas, Castlemaine Art Gallery.
2012 Painting the Song – journey through the Song of Songs. Collaboration with Deborah Masel, Glen Eira City Gallery,Melbourne.
2015 Beyond the Trees, Langford 120, Melbourne
 

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Essay, A personal journey by Victor Majzner

Without the Torah there would be no Judaism. The Torah makes temporal reality purposeful and the spiritual experience tangible. Art makes the intangible visible.

One mid-afternoon in 1977, I visited the Rothko Interdenominational Chapel in Houston, USA. It was late May, the heat was already pervading Texas. As I sat alone in that cool space, looking at the subtle, grey variations in the paintings that blended so perfectly into the octagonal space, I felt that I was being transported out of myself. It was a very odd yet not frightening sensation. I must have been there for hours on my own. There was no artificial light to disturb the setting. I was only aware of a diffused, natural light illuminating the space from a single window in the ceiling. As the parade of clouds obscured the sun temporarily, the constantly changing light would transform the space inside the chapel – from a dark and mysterious tomb-like space to one that was illuminated, glowing, and full of energy. Rothko’s paintings were the perfect vehicle for this amazing lightshow brushing across them. Perhaps it was the light that tripped me out? Perhaps the silence in this space was taking on a physicality? In retrospect, it sounds like a Hollywood cliché but the paintings, the simplicity of the space, and the varying degrees of greyness/nothingness in this enclosure made me conscious of powers outside of my immediate control. I felt as if I were in a womb, experiencing a birthing where I was witnessing a new reality being formed out of this light and silence; not unlike the original creation, I imagined.
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