Ilana Salma Ortar, Untitled, 2008


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Technique: Mixed-media on paper
Size: 40X30 cm
Signature: Signed and dated
Condition: Very good


Ilana Salma Ortar (born 1949) is a multidisciplinary artist working in Tel Aviv, Berlin, London and Marseilles.

In her work, Salma Ortar deals with the concept of memory, usually through urban artistic projects, but also through modest paper works in which the drawing (whether created by a photogram or a mixed technique on paper) undergoes a process of disappearance, concealment or deletion, and the remaining is evidence of the act of becoming

Salma Ortar's works are in many collections, both private and public, in Israel and around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of New York, the Guggenheim Museum of New York, the Brooklyn Museum of New York, the Philadelphia Museum, the Stadlik Amsterdam Museum, the Israel Museum and the Tel Aviv Museum.

In 1988, Salma Ortar received the Hermann Struck Prize from the Haifa Municipality and in 2006 the Prize for Encouragement of Creativity by the Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport.