(, born in 1982 in Jerusalem
) is an Israeli artist
Strauss studied architecture
at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
. She has exhibited in several galleries and art projects, such as the project "Sharon", that suggests, according to curator Joshua Simon
, "an unlikely connection between the most affluent region in Israel
, and the name of the Israeli PM
Maayan Strauss is currently studying at the Yale Photography MFA and will graduate in 2012.
<gallery>Image:Maayan.jpg|Self portrait of the artist as a Fireman. <!--as appeared on the cover of the 1rst issueMaayanmagazine
Exhibitions & Projects
In 2003 she showed paintings and photographs in the renowned Tel Aviv
In 2005, Strauss was involved in the short film Beautiful Tamar
as the narrator.
In 2006, she exhibited a work called "Settlement Evacuation" in the Israel Museum
as part of the "Mini Israel" exhibition that the museum held. Strauss' work was a model of a Jewish settlement
The work was followed by debates of political nature in the Israeli press and parliament..
In May, 2006, Strauss curated with Roy Arad
and Joshua Simon the exhibition Doron
(present in Hebrew) at the Minshar Gallery in Tel Aviv.
Other exhibitions followed and her works were bought by major collectors of Israeli art.
2007 The Herzliya Biennial
2008 “Internazionale!”, group exhibition, Left Bank... Read More