Original Israeli Ilana Goor
Bronze Bird Sculpture Statue
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 all over
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.
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. As a result, Goor has been able to launch
her impressive talents and has dedicated her main efforts to industry.
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
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.
Goor Museum is located in the picturesque alleyways of Old Jaffa, where
history is felt in every stone. The museum is housed in a building over
270 years old, originally an inn for Jewish pilgrims. The museum boasts
over five hundred works of art created by artist Ilana Goor as well as
other young and renown artists from Israel and abroad. The museum
gallery features exhibits ranging from jewelry and Judaica to
furniture, lighting and sculptures items.
Condition: Very Good.
Length: 9.5cm / 3.7"