Zvi Hecker, Krakow, 1931 – lives and works in Berlin. His solo exhibitions include: upcoming solo exhibition at the Jewish Museum Berlin [opening 22 September, 2016]; Pages of the Book – Architecture Museum Wroclaw; Two Strips – SCI-Arc Gallery, Los Angeles [both 2015]; Ruins of Good intentions – Neumeister Bar-Am, Berlin ; The Thinking Eye – Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin ; Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv ; Zvi Hecker – Heinz-Galinski School – Aedes Pfefferberg Gallery, Berlin ; Israel Museum, Jerusalem .
Zvi Hecker represented Israel at the 6th Venice Biennale of Architecture . Group exhibitions include: Jewish Identity in Contemporary Architecture – Jewish Museum, Berlin ; 7th, 9th and 10th Venice Biennale of Architecture [2000, 2004 and 2006]; Home Delivery – The Museum of Modern Art, New York .
Hecker graduated with a degree in Architecture from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa in 1955 and studied painting at the Avni Institute of Art and Design, Tel Aviv, until 1957. He has won a number of architectural competitions and was awarded the Rechter Prize for architecture in Tel-Aviv 1999 as well as the German Critic Prize for architecture 1996.