- Udovichenko, Sergei
- Uhlmann, Ruth, Australia
- Uhlmann, Tirza, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1947-
- Ullman, Gad, Israel, 1935-
- Ullman, Micha, Israeli, born 1939
- Ulman, Judith, Israel, 1945-
- Una, Meira, Herzliya, Israel, 1947-
- Ungar, Thomas, Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic, 1997
- Unger, Rachel
- Unna, Brurit, Germany, 1907-1984
- Uri, Aviva, Israeli, 1927-1989
- Uri, Dov, 1939-
- Uri, Galia
- Uziel (Krispin), Rivka, Israeli, born Bulgaria 1939
- Uziel, Dotan (Dadi), Haifa, Israel, 1973-
- Uziel, Rachel
- Uziel, Uzi, 1947-
- Uziel, Yacob, 1947-
- Uziely, Sarit, Israel, 1958-
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Micha Ullman, an Israeli artist, sculptor and professor of art, was born in Tel Aviv in 1939.
In 1960-1964, he studied at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. In 1965, he attended the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London, where he learned etching.
Ullman taught at Bezalel Academy in 1970-1978. He was a visiting professor at Academy of Arts Düsseldorf in 1976. He taught at the University of Haifa from 1979-1989, and was appointed Professor of Sculpture at State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart in 1991.
Ullman's work in the 1970s was varied and included a work in which earth was exchanged between an Arab village and an Israeli Kibbutz (Metser). After a phase of highly personal "landscape" drawing, he began his series of earth sculptures (first displayed at the Venice Biennale of 1980). They resemble crumbling "Graves", "Shelters", and "Chairs". From the early nineties, Ullman increased references to the concept of time in sculpture, to history in general and the Holocaust in particular. Images of pits and constructions emphasized the dimension of the vacuum and the lack of human structures. Work "library" (1995), for example, located in the square of Babylon in Berlin, Ullman has created a directory structure underground, empty white shelves.
In 1997, Ullman completed a synagogue memorial in collaboration with Zvi Hecker and Eyal Weizmann, commemorating the former Lindenstraße synagogue in Kreuzberg. Another of his creations is "Hochwasser" ("Flooding") on a small island near the Werra River in Germany. It was inspired by a boat Ullman saw there with a sign on it stating it had a capacity of up to seven passengers. Ullman's father, Yitzhak, who had lived nearby, immigrated to the Land of Israel with his seven siblings in 1933.
Ullman lives and works in Ramat Hasharon, Israel.
1960-1964 Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem
1965 Central School of Arts and Crafts, London
1970-1978 Bezalel, drawing, basic design and etching
1976 Guest lecturer at Fine Arts Academy, Dusseldorf
1979 Haifa University, basic design, drawing, three dimensional design
1979-1985 Faculty of Architecture, Technion, Haifa
1991 Academy of Art, Stuttgart, sculpture
Awards and Prizes
1979 Herman Struck Prize, Haifa
1998 Prize at Japanese Artists' Society Exhibitiion ''Commemmorating Israel's 50th Anniversary''
1999 The Artists House, Tel Aviv.