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Ilana Goor
Large Heavy Bronze Sculpture Abstract Charger Ilana Goor

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Ilana Goor is an individualistic, autodidactic, intuitive and multifaceted artist. As an artist who knows no boundaries and whose art transcends any conventions, her creations are a blend of vitality and obsession, functional simplicity alongside expressive complexity bordering on surrealism. Her sources of inspiration are neither time nor place-dependent. They create a personal statement, a journey replete with meaning and they succeed in touching and moving people the world over. Goor was born in Tiberias to an educated and distinguished family of highly respected doctors and artists. She never studied art or design in any formal setting. She developed her artistic techniques on her own from an early age, when she used various parts to create small statues. She is considered to be an international multidisciplinary artist. Her works encompass sculptures, furniture, judaica, lighting fixtures, jewelry and fashion items which are displayed in well known galleries worldwide and are distinguished by their powerful, dominant presence. She first came to the United States in her 20s and captured the hearts of the locals with her large-buckle belts for men which paved her artistic path in North America. Since then Ilana Goor was requested to install statues in major public locations and exhibited her works in museums throughout Europe, America, Japan and Israel. Ilana Goor designed jewelry, buckles and sold belts to most major department stores in America including I Magnin, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Saks Fifth Ave. and in Japan. In 1986 Ilana Goor introduced a collection of iron furniture and accessories to the American marketplace as limited editions signed by the artist. She was awarded the Roscoe award for Best Design in residential seating in 1988. Her works are presently displayed in sixteen decorator and designer showrooms throughout the United States. Her iron furniture collection was displayed in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem in1987 and in 1993 Ilana Goor introduced her collection of furniture in Japan along with her second collection of jewelry.As a result, Goor has been able to launch her impressive talents and has dedicated her main efforts to industry. Goor's first one-woman exhibition was held in 1972 at the California Museum of Science and Industry in Los Angeles. Since then, her works of art have been exhibited in numerous museums both in Israel and abroad, e.g. the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Museum of 20th Century Art in Vienna, and more. One of the high points in Goor's career in the field of design was in 1986 when she won the prestigious Peres Roscoe Design prize. Her signature, which is identified in all her work can also be seen in a number of locations in Israel, such as the moving sculpture "Never Again" which is on display at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem and the "Woman in the Wind" sculpture that is close to the Charles Clore park in Tel Aviv. Born in Tiberias, Israel 1936 Works in Jaffa, Israel Lives in NYC and Jaffa Education 1955-56 Bezalel School of Art, Jerusalem Los Angeles State Museum Katia Granoff, Paris; Spectrum Gallery, Vienna Daniel Blaise Thorens Gallery, Basel; Horace Richter Gallery, Jaffa, Israel; Ilana Goor, GT, Tourel Gallery, Tel Aviv (Nov.) Kunst Gallery, Al Vlaardingen, the Netherlands; Ingrid Mensendick Gallery, Düsseldorf Horace Richter Gallery, Jaffa Daniel Blaise Thorens Gallery, Basel Hammer Gallery, New York; Circle Gallery, New York Horace Richter Gallery, Jaffa, Israel Ilana Goor: Iron Furniture, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem 1995-present Ilana Goor Museum, Jaffa, Israel Ilana Goor,” Tel Aviv Museum of Art Group Shows 1977 Venturaiarte, Multiscultura, Bologna 1980 “Homo Sapiens: The Many Images,” Larry Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut 1984 National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1992 The Rocker, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York (12 September-6 October 1992) Installations 1973 Never Again, statue, Holocaust Museum, Yad VaShem, Jerusalem, Israel 1975 Mother and Child, statue, University of Haifa, Israel 1977 Birth, statue, Municipality Building, Tel Aviv, Israel 1978 Morning, statue, Naharia, Israel 1982 Woman Against the Wind, statue, London Park, Tel Aviv, Israel 1985 The Smiling Whale, statue, Jaffa, Israel 1986 The Family, statue, Ramat Gan, Israel 1988 War Memorial for Fallen Soldiers, indoor monument, Yad le Banim, Raanana, Israel 1991 Reaching High, statue, Educational Testing Center,Tel Aviv, Israel 2000 Flamingos, series of statues, Carnival Cruise Ships 2002 Eagle, statue, Marina, Herzliya, Israel 2007 Two cats on one bench, sculpture, Hulon, Israel 2009 Mother ship, Tiberius, Israel Design Production and Distribution 1983-1993 Furniture and Lighting, USA 1984 Jewelry, USA 1986 Furniture Collection, Ilana Goor, Inc., New York 1989 Artwork and Furniture, Japan 1990 Jewelry, Judaica, Japan 1996 Tabletop Ware, USA 1998 Furniture and Jewelry, Israel 2003 Jewelry, Judaica, USA 2004 Leather Jackets and Pants for Men and Women 2011 Furniture collection, Limited edition Award 1998 Roscoe Award for Museum Collection of Residential Seating 2011 Life Achievement, The Israel Construction Center Read Less PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS 1973 Never Again, statue, Holocaust Museum, Yad VaShem, Jerusalem, Israel 1975 Mother and Child, statue, University of Haifa, Israel 1977 Birth, statue, Municipality Building, Tel Aviv, Israel 1978 Morning, statue, Naharia, Israel 1982 Woman Against the Wind, statue, London Park, Tel Aviv, Isarel 1985 The Smiling Whale, statue, Jaffa, Israel 1986 The Family, statue, Ramat Gan, Israel 1988 War Memorial for Fallen Soldiers, indoor monument, Yad le Banim, Raanana, Israel 1991 Reaching High, statue, Educational Testing Center, Tel Aviv, Israel 2000 Flamingos, series of statues, Carnival Cruise Ships 2002 Eagle, statue, Marina, Herzliya, Israel 2007 Two cats on one bench, sculpture, Hulon, Israel 2009 Mother ship, Tiberius, Israel

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    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 2.5 in. x W 21 in. x D 21 in.

    H 6.35 cm x W 53.34 cm x D 53.34 cm

  • Gallery location
    Bal Harbour, FL
  • Reference number
    LU3821947053

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