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

 

Couple in a Sardine Can by Beny Levy

Location:The Artist's Village
Ein-Hod
Size: 6.5 feet tall by 4.5 feet wide
Material: Bronze
Dated: 2001

Description: Two people in a tin can

Caption: Painter and sculptor Benjamin Levy, born in 1940 in Tel-Aviv Israel, divides his time between New York City and Israel. His work includes oil paintings, gouaches, watercolors, drawings and sculptures. He has had over 100 one-man exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world and over 500 group exhibits.
From the artist's web site www.benjaminlevyart.com

Beny said that Prime Minister Shimon Peres attended the unveiling and when the drape was removed declared “Its not so bad being a sardine!”

Other sculpture projects include: 
“Couple in a Sardine Can” at Topor Sculpture Garden; [http://www.israelpublicart.com/public_art/?art=couple-in-a-sardine-can-1]  
 
“The Musicians” Janko Dada Museum Sculpture Garden at Ein-Hod: [http://www.israelpublicart.com/public_art/?art=the-musicians]  

“The Lovers on Wheels” at The Artist’s Village at Ein-Hod: [http://www.israelpublicart.com/public_art/?art=the-lovers-on-wheels]

 

References: http://www.benjaminlevyart.com About Ein-Hod Artists Village:http://www.ein-hod.org/

 
 

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