הדס מאור

Hadas Maor is a contemporary art curator based in Tel Aviv.

She has studied art history and photography as well as critical theory and hermeneutics.
As a curator she began working in the early 1990's in non profit spaces in Tel Aviv holding solo shows for young emerging artists as well as small scale thematic group exhibitions.
Since the end of the 1990's she has been working with the leading contemporary art museums in Israel (among them The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, The Haifa Museum of Art, The Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon and more), holding solo shows of Israeli and international artists as well as large scale thematic group exhibitions such as Embroidered Action, (after), Temporally, History of Violenc, Living Room, showtime and more. These shows included works of artists such as Nelly Agassi, Kader Attia, Janet Cardiff, Jordi Colomer, Tsibi Geva, Mona Hatoum, Michal Heiman, Sigalit Landau, Maria Marshall, Ernesto Neto, Alona Rodeh, Chiharu Shiota, Naama Tsabar, Wang Wei, Gal Weinstein, and more.

Her curatorial work often addresses theoretical notions that pertain to contemporary existence, and strives to identify significant relations between Israeli and international art while interlinking the work of emerging young artists with that of the well establishes ones.

Hadas Maor contributes essays to artist's books, catalogues and a varied range of publications on a regular basis. Her writings were also published in various magazines including: Art Press, Studio Art Magazine (Editor: Sarah Breitberg Semel); Plastica, Visual Culture Periodical (Editor: Ariela Azoulay); Camera Obscura Magazine (Editor: Adam Baruch); Shishi Magazine, Globes (Editor: Adam Baruch).

In addition to her ongoing work as an independent curator, Hadas Maor is also a consultant to some of the major international contemporary art collections in Israel, among them the Brandes Family Art Collection. Her work in these collections emphasizes the relations between Israeli and international art.


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