Michal Rovner (b. 1957, Israel) is a prominent video, photography, sculpture and installation artist. Her work has and continues to de ne a language of abstraction, broadly addressing themes of place, time and the human condition. Rovner’s works have been exhibited in over seventy solo exhibitions at the world’s most prestigious venues including the Tate Gallery, London (1997), the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1999), a mid-career retrospective at the Whitney Museum, New York (2002), the Israeli Pavilion at the 50th Venice Biennale (2003), and the Musée du Louvre, Paris (2011). Her art is part of the collections of some of the leading museums worldwide, such as the British Museum, London; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Tel-Aviv Museum, Tel-Aviv; and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
Over the years, Rovner has received numerous awards, among them the America-Israel Cultural Foundation (AICF) award, 2007; the Knight of the French Order of Arts and Letters honour, 2010; and the EMET Prize in the Culture & Art category, 2018. She has also received honorary doctorates from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 2008; the Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba, 2015; and the Tel-Aviv University, 2016.