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In Noemi Safir's first series, "Urban Paintings" the geometric abstraction of her environment challenges the viewer to recognize the scene, but every piece simultaneously feels familiar. By starting with this series in 2014 we ask how Safir's style has evolved over the years.

Press Release

Society told Noemi Safir that she could never pursue her passion for art. Leaving the corporate world behind, Safir is now a world renowned painter. Her story is an inspiration and her work is the manifestation of her unique experience.

A quote from the artist about how her journey in the fine art world began:

"Once, in another life, I did not even dare to dream. I became …

Society told Noemi Safir that she could never pursue her passion for art. Leaving the corporate world behind, Safir is now a world renowned painter. Her story is an inspiration and her work is the manifestation of her unique experience.

A quote from the artist about how her journey in the fine art world began:

"Once, in another life, I did not even dare to dream. I became 'practical' very quickly in order to survive and to please others. No one supported me, no one believed in me. I was born in Uruguay in January, 1971. At the age of two, I immigrated with my parents to Israel. …

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