Orr Herz (b. 1980, Tel Aviv, Israel) is an artist based in Tel Aviv and Los Angeles.
Herz’s playful sculptures and drawings explore formal and fantastical associations to labor, escapism and multitasking in nonsensical manners and undetermined objects. His practice incorporates pedagogy and recently he wrote and illustrated a children’s book focusing on distractions.
Herz’s work has been reviewed in Artforum, CARLA magazine, Novembre Magazine and Haaretz newspaper among others. His most recent solo exhibitions were presented at the American Jewish University gallery, Los Angeles, and at Adjunct Positions Galley, Los Angeles. His work has been shown at Night gallery, Los Angeles; Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles; Chins Push Gallery, Los Angeles; Museum of Bat Yam, Bat Yam; Raw Art Galley, Tel Aviv, Braverman Gallery, Tel-Aviv and Barbur Galley, Jerusalem, among others.
Herz received his BA in History from Tel Aviv University, BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, and MFA from the University of Southern California.