Eran Shakine was born in 1962 in Israel, to a French father and Hungarian mother. Both were survivors of the Shoah who came to Israel after the Second World War.
After living in Paris, London and New York City, he currently divides his time between Tel Aviv and London. Shakine has had solo shows in The Drawing Center in New York, as well as in London, Paris, Brussels, Toronto and Tel Aviv. His works are in the permanent collections of the British Museum, London; Ludwig Museum, Aachen, Germany; Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, as well as in many corporate and private collections. His series A Muslim, a Christian and a Jew was on display for the first time in Germany.