Books and the Written Word by Boris Zaborov

Location:Technion - Israel Institute ofTechnology
Haifa
Material: Bronze and platinum on a concrete base
Dated: 2007

Description: An celebration of books that is architectural as well as sculptural

Caption: Boris Zabarov was born in Minsk in 1935, on the cusp of World War ll and much of his family was displaced, or worse, by the German invasion. He began his study of art in Minsk, then moved to Leningrad, the Crimea, Moscow, and Paris where he may still be living. He supported himself for years illustrating books, which explains the theme of this sculpture.

 

References: About the artist: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Zaborov