Was born in 1908 in Poland, to a religious family, and studies at the cheder of the Mizrachi movement.
In 1922 Krize's father immigrated to Israel and established weaving shop in Jerusalem. The rest of the family joined him in 1924.

Krize started painting in 1932, when he studied at the studio of Joseph Zaritsky, he was very active among the modern artists in Israel.
Between the years 1944 and 1950 he was the secretary of the "Israel Artists and Sculptors Association". In the year 1952 he visited Paris for the second time, and in 1958 he stayed a few month in New York.
During the 1950s Krize was identified with the artists of the "New Horizon" movement, and under their influence started painting in an abstract style.
Among the early works of Krize, dated to the second half of the 1930s, you can find water-color landscapes. Between the years 1947 and 1952 he used a lot of use in a style of gouache colors, which were characterized by their tendencies towards the abstract. Later on, Krize used to paint a lot of landscapes with an abstract tendency. In 1962 he started a series of abstracts where the predominant color is white.
He died in 1968 after a long struggle with cancer.

His works appear in many important collection in Israel and around the world.

Artworks by the artist

"Figures, Composition in White" / Krize Yehiel
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Main Technique:Painting
Technique:Oil on canvas
Length:39.37
Width:28.74
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Construction Workers in Tel Aviv - Rare - 50s / Krize Yehiel
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Main Technique:Painting
Technique:Oil and gouache on cardboard / plywood
Length:26.38
Width:18.90
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The Artist in the Studio / Krize Yehiel
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Main Technique:Painting
Technique:Oil on cardboard
Length:19.69
Width:27.56
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"Painting in the Studio, Exhibition" / Krize Yehiel
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Main Technique:Painting
Technique:Oil on paper / canvas
Length:26.38
Width:19.29
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