Artist, Graphic Designer, Researcher and Curator.
Born in Israel, 1944. Lives and works in Tel Aviv.
Senior lecturer at the Visual Communication Department at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, since 1976. Since 1975, operates his own studio in Tel Aviv, specializing in various aspects of visual communications, with particular emphasis on culture and politics. Collects and researches history of Israeli design. His Lexicon of Israel's ephemera of the 50's was published in 1996. Has curated several Israeli design exhibitions for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and The Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv. Tartakover's work is included in the permanent collections of museums in Israel and abroad. He had one man exhibitions in Israel, France, Japan, China, Germany, Poland and Russia. His work has been extensively presented in international events. David Tartakover has been awarded with numerous international awards, among them: Gold Medal, 8th Poster Biennial, Lahti, Finland (1989); Silver Medal, the 13th International Poster Biennial, Lahti, Finland (2001); Second Prize, 9th International Triennale of Political Posters, Mons, Belgium (2004); Grand Prix, Golden Bee 6, Moscow International Graphic Design Biennial (2004). Tartakover is the Irsael Prize Laureate (2002) and member of Alliance Graphique International (AGI).