Born 1952
Lives and works in Jerusalem

1996 Graphic Design Department, Ministry of Labour, Israel
1981 Photography Department, The New School, New York, NY
1979 - 1980 Photography Department, School Of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1973 - 1977 BFA, Section of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Wanderland #2, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
Leora Laor: Images of Light, Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Wanderland: Works by Leora Laor, The Laurie M. Tisch Gallery, The JCC in Manhattan, New York, NY

Leora Laor: Image of Light, Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Leora Laor, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

ParisPhoto, Le Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France
Wanderland, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY

Oggi Domani Gallery, New York, NY
Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY

A Prayer is a Prayer is a Prayer, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

Of Women’s Modesty and Anger, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium

Tel Aviv Time, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

Realite passee, Realite presente, Hagalleria, Paris
Dateline Israel: Recent Photography and Video, The Jewish Museum of Maryland
Dateline Israel: Recent Photography and Video, The Jewish Museum, Berlin

Romantic Perspectives in Contemporary Israeli Photography, Gallery for Experimental Art and Architecture, Technion, Haifa
Bare Life, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
Moods and Modes in Israeli Photography, work from the collection gift of Leon and Michael

Constantiner, The Tel-Aviv Museum
Dateline Israel: Recent Photography and Video, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Current Visions: Inside Israel (Part 2), Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

Laterna Magica: Metaphysical Light in Israeli Photography, Bat Yam Museum of Art, Bat Yam, Israel
Wanderland, Museum Haus Lange, The Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
Shadows and Silhouettes, The Israel Museum of Art, Jerusalem, Israel

Recent Acquisitions / Nieuwe Anwinsten, Museum of Photography, The Hague
The Constantiner Photography Award for an Israeli Artist: Pavel Wolberg, Leora Laor, Igael Shemtov, Tel Aviv Musuem of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Lights, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Chaim-Life: Israel through the Photographer’s Lens, The Laurie M. Tisch Gallery, The JCC in Manhattan, New York, NY
Fotografia Israellana Contemporana, Hendrik C. Anderson, Rome, Italy
Luca Pagliari and Others, After Hopper, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY

'Etude pour un Premier Amour' Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Water Water Everywhere, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
Current Visions: Inside Israel, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

Saying Hello, Gallery for Peace, Center for Arts, Givat-Haviva, Israel

Illusions, New Art Workshop, Ramat Eliyahu, Tel Aviv, Israel

Alef Beth Bgimel, Gimel Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

Alef Alef Bgimel, Gimel Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

Three-Year Anniversary Exhibition, Achad Ha’am Gallery, Dizengoff Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
Photographs From The Museum’s Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Landscapes And Mindscapes, The American Cultural Center in conjunction with Gallery Contretype, Brussels, Belgium
Summer Group Show, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY
H2O, Curated by The Art Advisory Service Association Council, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Photo Limbo, Limbo Lounge, New York, NY
Just Appearances, New Math Gallery, New York, NY
Limbo, P.S.1, Long Island City, New York, NY
New Galleries In The East Village, Artists’ Space, New York, NY
Contemporary Israeli Photography, Lieberman & Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Photographs from the Museum Collection; Highlight of the Museum Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Terminal, NYC
Photo-Vision 83’, Foto Gallery, New York, NY
Group Preview, Oggi Domani, New York, NY
Variations, Caidoz Gallery, New York, NY
The Ritz, Collaborative Projects Inc., Washington D.C.
7 Days Of Creation, ABC – No Rio, New York, NY

Pinko, West-Beth Painters Space, New York, NY
Salmagundi First Annual Photography & Sculpture Exhibition, New York, NY
Photography Show, Foto Gallery, New York, NY

Stephen Rose Gallery, Boston, MA

Bare Life: The Museum on the Seam, Coexistence Art Museum, pp. 32-33
Dezeuze, “Wall of Silence, on art and the climate of censorship that bedevils relations between the US,
Gilerman, Dana. “Cameras Follow us,” Ha’aretz, Gallery, October 11, 2007, pp. 4
Heller, Fran. “Exhibit at Jewish Museum Captures Israel’s Pulse,” Cleveland Jewish Press (online), July.
The New Yorker, Jewish Museum : Dateline Israel – Review, July 23, 2007
McBee, Richard. “Dateline: Israel at the Jewish Museum”, The Jewish Press, July 2
Moodes and Modes in Israeli Photography Catalogue, Tel Aviv Museum of Art Publication
Israel and the Palestinians”, Art Monthly, June, Issue No. 307
Grosz, David. "Conflict in High Resolution," The New York Sun, March 15
Ronnen, Meir. “Israeli Art Invades New York”, The Jerusalem Post, Arts & Culture, February 26.
ARTnews, New York Reviews, February, p. 137
Bennette, John A. “Trends in Collecting Photography,” Focus, February, pp. 39-40
Novak, Alex. “Photography News”, E-Photo Newsletter, Issue 119, January 3.

Dateline Israel, The Jewish Museum, New York, Yale University Press, 2006 pp. x, 15, 36, 74-75
Ausstellung Wanderland : Israel – Palestina, Westdeutsche Zeitung Newsline, November 17.
Time Out New York, November 16-22, Issue 581
The New Yorker, November 13
Mendelson, Amitai. “The Revival of Beauty by Contemporary Israeli Artists, Bezalel,” Proceeding of History and Theory, Vol. 3, October
Imdahl, George. “The Common Language is Missing”, Kolner Stadt-anzeiger, October 28.
“Leora Laor”, The New York Sun, October 23, p. 12.
Herschthal, Eric. “Shooting Without Violence,” The Jewish Week, October 21, pp. 54-55
Mendelson, Amitai. Bezalel, Issue #3
“Leora Laor,” The Jewish Week, October 13, p. 42
Jaffe-schagen, Judy. “Eerbetoon aan geluk,” Levend Joods Geloof, July, pp. 16-17
“Leora Laor,” Riverfront Times, St. Louis, March 13-22, p. 21

“Photos from a Distance,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Everyday, Section E, March 15
Louria-Hayon, Adi. “Objects of Desire,” Afterimage, Issue 33.3, The Journal of Media, Art and Cultural Criticism, Rochester, NY, pp. 44-45
Louria-Hayon, Adi. Bezalel, Issue #1, November
Artner, Alan G. “Images Extract Visions from the Commonplace,” Chicago Tribune, October 21
Adler, Tony. “Now You See It, Now You Don’t,” Chicago Reader, Section 1, October 7
“Laor Photos Explore ‘Image of Light,’” Chicago Sun-Times, September 23
Tzur, Uzi. “Leora Laor, Photographs, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv,” Ha’aretz, Literature and Cultures
Sheffi, Smadar. “melancholia with fish,” Ha’aretz, Gallery, September 14, p. 3d
Louria-Hayon, Adi. “Fotografia Israeliana contemporana,” Roma
Casgar, Amanda. “Chelsea Galleries Provide Diversity at Every Turn,” Art Business News
Von Seckendorff, Klaus. “Exposure,” BMW Magazine (Australia), February

The New York Sun, December 15, p. 12
Aletti, Vince. “Image Bank,” Village Voice, November 30
Demir, Anaid. ”La fait sa foire,” Les Journal des Arts, Numero 202, Du 5 au 18 novembre, pp. 14-15
Menkes, Suzy. “At Paris Photo, A Focus on the Power of Women,” Herald Tribune, November 9, p. 11
Cowgill, Erin. “New – Paris Photo 2004,” Artnet.com Magazine
Radescu, Eugen. “Paris Photo 2004,” artphoto, contemporary art magazine, Issue #6-7,printed edition
Hanworker, Haim. “Bar-Yam Jaffa border in New York,” Haaretz, Galleria, Sep. 29, p. d4
Meislin, Andrea. “Current Visions: Inside Israel,” NY ARTS Vol. 9 N. 3/4 Mar/Apr
“Wonder as she Wanders,” The New York Sun, February 27-29, p. 15

Sgan-Cohen, Michael. “The Israeli Artists in New York, The 80's,” Dec. 1 (not published)

“In an Underground Atmosphere, 3 Years' anniversary to Ahad Ha'am 90 Gallery in the basement of Dizengoff Center,” Tel Aviv, Yedioth Aharonot

Sgan-Cohen, Michael. "Between New York and Jerusalem,” Kav, June pp. 64-76
Robinson, Walter and Carlo McCormick. "Searching Towards Ave. D,” Art in America, Summer, pp. 135-160

Baruch, Adam and Leora Laor. "New York, Now,” Eye Contact, Yedioth Aharonot, Dec. 9, p. 23
McCormick, Carlo. “Leora Laor, New York Beat,” New York's Cultural Newspaper, Vol.1, No. 3, December
McDarrah, Fred. “Leora Laor,” The Village Voice, Nov. 29, p. 77
McDarrah, Fred. "Six Photographs," The Village Voice, Sept. 20, p. 66

Leon Constantiner Photography Award for an Israeli Artist

The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York, NY
Gemeentemuseum den Haag, The Netherlands
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Coca-Cola Corporation
Colgate-Palmolive Company
IBM Corporation
Jordache Enterprises, New York, NY
McDonald’s Corporation
Smart Foundation
Time for Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

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