Was born in 1958 in Tbilisi - Georgia (the former USSR). In 1991, he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Tbilisi. Already, finishing his studies at the Academy of Art, his work was noticed by several European galleries, and in the early 90's, he participates in several exhibitions: in Italy, Switzerland and Germany where his popularity skyrocketed thanks to the local European art reviews that raved about his unique painting style.
By 1993 Aharon Yakobson would come back to the land of his family, Israel, where many of his latest work is prominently displayed Safed (Zefat) at his own permanent exhibition gallery, and at Yacob Hadad Gallery (Bait Moshe Castel). In New-York in the .. Alexander gallery .. Many of his works, such as: "Dancer Woman", "Fortune-Teller" and ''Olive Threes'' feature Yakobson's unique interpretation of the extraordinary beauty can be found in ordinary individuals.
Letter of the famous American critic Ruthie Tucker addressed to Aharon, clearly characterizes the creativity of this artist
Dear Aharon Yakobson
AMSTERDAM WHITNEY International Fine Art congratulates you on being accepted to our distinguished “Family of Artists.” After carefully reviewing your artwork, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery’s Curatorial Review Committee has formally selected you to participate in our elite museum-caliber Representation Program. Our noteworthy Curatorial Review Committee was most impressed by your superb oeuvre which resonates with a profound visual narrative and reveals the invisible within the visible. The artistic journey that you portray in your intriguing "Jewish Wedding" generated a profound sense of symbolism while reflecting an eternal universal message. We were particularly engaged by "Landscape of Olive Trees" with its movement of strong lines which revealed an exciting color palette and compelling tonal combinations. Your artistic vocabulary in "Are Women" reflected a dynamic textural sense and powerful visceral shapes. We were enthralled by "The Marcel Market" which conveys your fine talent as well as a unique artistic vision of capturing the impalpable as you seize the essence of the emotional and physical experience.
Our Committee salutes you on your fine work with its joie de vivre and marvelous positive energy. Your stellar compositions reverberate with the wonderment of life! We would be delighted to showcase your art in an exciting 2012 Exhibition.
With 40 years of the highest expertise, academic background and consummate experience in the art world, including Museums, influential Madison Avenue Galleries and Auction Houses, I look forward to working with you in the advancement of your art career and the attainment of your finest art credentials.
Using a liberal blend of colorful abstractionism with detailed portrait art, Aharon Yakobson puts his own personal stamp onto the Israeli art scene. In addition to his portrait paintings, Aharon Yakobson has a rich collection of Jewish-centric art, including "Jewish Wedding" which depicts the scene of a family gathered together for a brief musical interlude to celebrate nuptials. His Israeli art collection also includes animal-focused paintings, and some abstract selections as well. Another must-have for the art lovers is its Israel Art Guide. In minutes of visiting site for the first time, you will be overwhelmed by the exciting resources. Many Israeli artists are all represented, and for them there is the biographical information and examples of works. This is well laid out, fast expanding site, which promises eventually covering many artists that I find exciting..." His works are in public and private Collections throughout Israel, United States, Russia, Georgia, Germany, Switzerland and other countries that are featured in many national publications.
In 2011,participant of the VIII international Florence Biennale
Essentially complex, his work made use of a phenomenal imagination, Aharon Yakobson is an unusually rich, and innovative visual mind, vast curiosity about methods of all types, the profound poetic sensitivity, as well as unquenchable passion to paint, and strongly defined as a set of the intellectual positions.