Israel Public Art by Richard MargolisA Growing Catalog of Israel's Landmark Sculpture, Monuments, and Memorials

 

Bird by Yael Artsi

Location:Technion - Israel Institute ofTechnology
Haifa
Material: Stainless steel and basalt
Dated: 2009

Description: A soaring bird and a boulder

Caption: "(Bird) comprises two elements: A metal bird soaring from a 12-ton mass of natural basalt rock. As the sculpture is built from latticed stainless steel bars, it does not obscure the view and merges with the environment. The basalt stone symbolizes the ancient, a starting point and flight symbolizes the first condition for the evolution of science.”
From the publication: “Technion Trail - Tour of Campus Sculptures”.

The label for the sculpture has the title "Bird" and the publication "Tour of Campus Sculptures" has the title "Vision" for the same sculpture.

 

References: About the sculpture: http://www.ats.org/site/MessageViewer?em_id=12701.0&...
For a sculpture tour at the Technion: http://sculptures.technion.ac.il/

 
 

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