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

 

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This is a listing of all the public art items in the catalog. Feel free to browse around, view the slideshow, or look for a particular entry or artist.

The catalog is sorted alphabetically by "Title" at first, but you can sort by "Artist" or "Location", which puts all of the items at a place together so you can see what is there.

There are currently 353 art pieces in the catalog with another 2 dozen to be added in the next month.

ImageArt Title Artist's Name Description Location
Continuum Continuum Menache Kadishman Giant sheets of metal with tree shapes cut away Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot
Monument to Mordechai Anilewicz Monument to Mordechai Anilewicz Nathan Rappaport A memorial to the leader of the Warsaw Uprising On a hill overlooking the kubbutz
Yad Mordechai
Rabin Memorial Rabin Memorial Yael Artsi An arangement of stones that create an emotional response In front of City Hall on Ibn Gevirol Street
Tel Aviv
The Choir The Choir Ofra Zimbalista On a balcony over looking the boulevard 96 Rothchild Boulevard
Tel Aviv
Sculpture in the Garden Sculpture in the Garden Dov Feigin An very red abstract sculpture with no obvious historic reference by an important artist Independence Park
Tel Aviv
Gan Hahaskalah Gan Hahaskalah Ram Eisenberg A linear park that features tables with poetry and text engraved in the surface, childrens areas that encourage creativity, benches for lingering and contemplation, and, you should appreciate, even the trees are creative. In the Bizzaron Neighborhood, along Hahaskalah Street between Hashalom Road and Ammindav Street
Tel Aviv
Jaffa Promenade Mural Jaffa Promenade Mural Ana Kagan A mural depicts an assembly of Jewish luminaries watching as people pass by on the Promenade Jaffa Seawall Promenade
Jaffa
Struma and Mafkura Monument Struma and Mafkura Monument Baruch Wind This monument is dedicated to the ships that sank, and the lives lost, during the struggle to create the state of Israel Moseh Dayan Street
Ashdod
Arlosoroff Memorial Arlosoroff Memorial Drora Dominey A stack of disks about the proportion of a person and a bronze relief portrait On the Prominade, below the Hilton Hotel, near the Marina
Tel Aviv
Asa & Yehoshafat Asa & Yehoshafat Boaz Vaadia Two stone figures looking at the sea Independence Park near Jabotinsky
Tel Aviv
Desert Sculpture Park Desert Sculpture Park Ezra Orion A installation of dozens? of sculptures along the rim of Ramon Crater Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Dolmic Arch Dolmic Arch Eli Ilan An arrangement of "bones" by an artist who studied medicine, archaeology and anthropology In Albert Einstein Square, Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Fire and Water Fountain Fire and Water Fountain Yaacov Agam A rotating sound and light water fountain Disengoff Kikar
Tel Aviv
Friendship Friendship Aviva Berger Two figures embracing On the Green at the Community Center
Modi'in
Gate of Peace Gate of Peace Pietro Cascella A stone temple overlooking the Medetarranian Sea Independence Park
Tel Aviv
Ha Negev Brigade Monument Ha Negev Brigade Monument Dani Karavan 18 elements represent the watch tower, water pipeline and other symbols of the War of Independence
Overlooking Beer-Sheva, from the east
Beer-Sheva
Hilltop Shelter Hilltop Shelter Saul Salo An eyecatcher on top of a small hill with a commanding view of the area including Ramon crater Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Pilots Memorial Pilots Memorial Benjamin Tammuz A stylized bird soaring toward the sea Independence Park
Tel Aviv
Birth Birth Menashe Kadishman A welcoming sculpture at an entrance to Sheba Medical Center Sheba Medical Center - Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
Gate of Faith Gate of Faith Daniel Kafri A gate with lessons from the bible carved into the surface Abrasha Park, he highest place in Jaffa, near the Clock Tower
Jaffa
Homage to Jerusalem - Stabile Homage to Jerusalem - Stabile Alexander Calder A monumentyal sculputure in vibrant red symbolizes modern Jerusalem Mount Herzl
Jerusalem
Park Eagles Park Eagles Hed Shmueli A collection of Indian-inspired totems featuring talking birds and animals Southern entrance
Arad
Space That Sees Space That Sees James Turrell An unadorned white rectangle conceals a space below flooded with light from the open roof above Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Jerusalem
The Fish That Did Not Wish to be a Fish The Fish That Did Not Wish to be a Fish Dorit Feldman A play area with features from a popular children's book in a park for children Story Gardens
Holon
The Magician The Magician Allen David Abstract composition in glass that is lighted for very different effect at night Einstein Street median at Levi Eshkol
Tel Aviv
The Third Eye The Third Eye Dorit Feldman Three pieces hung that must have a relationship, perhaps a code, or hieroglyphics - or perhaps they are three interpretations of an eye 1 Tozeret Haarez
Tel Aviv
Blue Garden Blue Garden Ofra Zimbalista A satellite dish with three blue figures playing music The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Brotherhood of Man Brotherhood of Man Natan Rapaport Two burly figures fighting, or hugging In front of OMRIX Biopharmaceuticals, Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
Cheech Monkey Cheech Monkey Zadok Ben-David A humorous reference to a popular political figure The Prominade at Cheech Beach
Tel Aviv
Coby Tal Memorial Coby Tal Memorial To be Identified A big stone perched on top of others along the highway Along Route 40 south of Be'er Sheva
Negev
Desert Megalith Desert Megalith David Fein An arrangement of stacked stones that prove the existence of creative ancestors, and invites our contributions for future generations to discover. Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Flat Stone Grid Flat Stone Grid Dov Heller An unnatural pattern of stones on the side of a hill Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Holocaust and Revival Holocaust and Revival Yigal Tumarkin An upended triangle standing on its point that dominates Rabin Square Rabin Square
Tel Aviv
Leaning Stones Leaning Stones To be Identified Two rows of stones, leaning toward each other, that direct your attention to the crater below Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Negev Guardian Negev Guardian Emilio Mogilner A 450 ton sculpture that stands as witness to nearby environmental pollution Alongside Route 40
Ramat Hovav
Peeping Tom Peeping Tom Rami Meiri "Boys" peeking in the window of a changing room at the beach Shower Building, Namal
Tel Aviv
Reclining Figure Reclining Figure Henry Moore A classic Henry Moore sculpture  Tel Aviv Museum of Contemporary Art
Tel Aviv
Couple in a Sardine Can Couple in a Sardine Can Beny Levy Two people in a tin can The Artist's Village
Ein-Hod
Trees in Negative Trees in Negative Menashe Kadishman A tree cut from a steel plate next to a steel plate with a tree cut out Sheba Medical Center - Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
Walking Walking Ofra Zimbalista A gathering of 15 bronze people engaged in some sort of activity Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
Untitled Untitled Joseph Zukerman and Ruth Ben-Arye A collaboration between two artists to create a sculpture that looks like a mobile phone planted in the earth Emek Zvooloon Street, Avney Hahoshen Neighborhood
Modi'in
Utility Building Mural Utility Building Mural Rami Meiri Paintings on two sides of a Bezeq utility box Corner of Dizengoff and Ben Gurion Streets
Tel Aviv
Woman Against the Wind Woman Against the Wind Ilana Goor A dynamic bronze angel engaging the Mediterranean Sea Lahat Promenade near The Etzel Museum
Tel Aviv
Amud HaBulbusim Amud HaBulbusim Yona Pitelson A tall pillar of potato shaped stones Gan HaHamisha
Arad
Border Stone Border Stone Tanya Preminger A stack of salvaged curbstones The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Cats on a Bench Cats on a Bench Ilana Goor A "clowder" of bronze cats in the sun, on a bench, in the park Story Gardens
Holon
Coreolane Coreolane Yigal Tumarkin A rail car truck transformed from industrial scrap into sculpture, with a disembodied head. Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
Crashed Car Sculpture Crashed Car Sculpture Gideon Amichay A sculputre in the shape of a whisky bottle assembled from 80 cars that crashed Junction of Ayalon 20 at the slip road to Route 5
Tel Aviv
Creature Carriage Creature Carriage Dina Merhav One of ten of fantastic creatures parading through a garden Iron Sculpture Park
Ganey-Tikva
Cup Cup Tanya Preminger A spilled cup of coffee in a traffic circle Kikar, HaGalil Street at Harama Street
Ganey-Tikva
Eternal Repetition Eternal Repetition Michal Bar-Oz and Ifat Moor An installation that constantly creates, then erases, impressions Beit Hatfutsot
Tel Aviv
Etgar (Challenge) Etgar (Challenge) Hanna Stiebel A big graceful welcoming gesture that could be a Hebrew, or Chinese, letter Sheba Medical Center - Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
Faith Faith Alexander Lieberman A big sculpture on a prominent site by an important artist Eshkol Avemue and Derech Schechem
Jerusalem
Fish Carriage Fish Carriage Dina Merhav One of ten of fantastic creatures parading through a garden Iron Sculpture Park
Ganey-Tikva
For The Fallen For The Fallen Yitzhak Danziger A two part installation that invites those who take time to notice to wonder what is suggeted In front of the Holon Theater on Kugel Street
Holon
Happening Happening Yigal Tumarkin A big, colorful, energetic construction that looks like it wasi cut from styrofoam and would never be commissioned (That's a compliment!) Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Hybrid Hybrid Dina Merhav One of ten of fantastic creatures parading through a garden Iron Sculpture Park
Ganey-Tikva
Kikar Ha'ir Kikar Ha'ir Eran Shakine Tall figures on high on pedestals in front of a presitge address Plaza at Museum Towers
Tel Aviv
Last Supper with Broken Obelisk Last Supper with Broken Obelisk Yigal Tumarkin A table with a mounted obelisk with three chairs Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
Leonardo Leonardo Buky Schwartz At first I thought it was a table with a horse's head attached, but now recognize it to be a horse created by an artist who gave it a body that looks like a table Amnon Ve'tamar Street at Ma'Apiley Egoz Street, Ramat Poleg
Netanya
Lizard Bird 1 Lizard Bird 1 Dina Merhav One of ten of fantastic creatures parading through a garden Iron Sculpture Park
Ganey-Tikva
Locked Locked Yigal Tumarkin Three stone blocks with an iron bar tying them together or keeping them from leaving Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
Ma'alot Ma'alot Ezra Orion Stairs leading up to . . . Herzog Boulevard, Givat Mordechai
Jerusalem
Macht Arbeit Frei Macht Arbeit Frei Yigal Tumarkin A grusome installation includes a pyramid, victim on a gurney, and pile of debris that represents the unthinkable Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
Malachi Sculpture Malachi Sculpture Shmuel Engel A cut steel sculpture in front of the gallery he started 26 Gordon Street
Tel Aviv
Mitzpe Moav Mitzpe Moav Yigal Tumarkin A complex structure on a peak that overlooks the Dead Sea with a view of Jordan Mitzpe Mo'av
Arad
Monument to the Fallen Monument to the Fallen Menachem Shemi An elegant monument that provides the atmosphere for families to address their grief. Its presence and dignity transforms the area into a sacred space. Military cemetery
Kiryat Anavim
Music in Nature Music in Nature Gila Croker A screen that organizes the view beyond The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Serpentine Serpentine Yitzhak Danziger A ribbon of concrete that invites circumnavigation Park Ganey Yehoshua
Tel Aviv
Shadows Are Memories Shadows Are Memories Siona Shimshi The sculpture that encourages a thoughtful response is about time and perception Goldstein-Goren Park on LaSalle near Ben Yehuda
Tel Aviv
Soul Bird Soul Bird David Gerstein A bird grid sculpture with with energetic figures in active poses, brightly painted, that provides lots to see Halochmim Street at Hama
Holon
Spirit of Freedom Spirit of Freedom David Gerstein A whimsical 3-dimensional hand painted sculpture Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
The Family The Family Harry Baron A stylized rendition of parents holding an infant, at a busy intersection 130 Dizengoff Street, corner of Gordon
Tel Aviv
Tolerance Monument Tolerance Monument Aleksander Gudzowaty A split column with an olive tree installed on the highest point in Jerusalem Near Goldman Promenade.
Jerusalem
War Between the Sons of Light an dthe Sons of Darkness War Between the Sons of Light an dthe Sons of Darkness Eli Ilan A monument dedicted tlo the 11 athletes murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics 18 Weizmann Street
Tel Aviv
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument Nathan Rapoport A copy of the original monument in Warsaw, it represents the uprising and deportation march Yad Vashem
Jerusalem
Wing To Wing Wing To Wing Dorit Feldman A pair of wings that change as viewers negotiate the kekir Givat Shaul
Jerusalem
Angels Riding Mythological Creatures Angels Riding Mythological Creatures Dan Ben-Arye A figure riding a creature in perfect balance The Artists's Village
Ein Hod
Apropo Cafe Bombing Memorial Apropo Cafe Bombing Memorial Eliezer Weishoff A stone rectangle with broken garlands 75 Ben Gurion Boulevard, at Adam Hacohen
Tel Aviv
Avoth Avoth Aharon Adani Perhaps a Hebrew letter 139 Jabotinsky at Hatzionut
Tel Aviv
Berlin Dome Berlin Dome Ilan Averbuch A toppled dome with the interior structure revealed, deliberately The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Bicycle Bicycle Asaf Lifshitz A bicycle capable of taking its rider to the sky The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Bird's Window Bird's Window Nitzan Refaeli An architectural structure that seems to be focused on the crater Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Boat Boat Emanuel Hatzofe A stone boat up on blocks Plaza in front of the Tel Aviv Museum
Tel Aviv
Bougainvillea Bougainvillea Dov Heller A quiet conceptual sculpture that is easily overlooked Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
Broadcast Broadcast Benni Efrat Ribbons that represent signals going out into the ether Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Cable Tower Cable Tower Noam Rabinivitz A pyramid of stones inside a high-voltage cable tower Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Couple of Primordial Creatures Couple of Primordial Creatures Dina Merhav A pair of prehistoric rusted iron fantasies engaged in some kind of sport The Artists's Village
Ein Hod
Couple on a Wall Couple on a Wall Rami Meiri A 3 dimensional couple sitting on a wall Corner of Ebn-Gvirol and Arlozorov Streets
Tel Aviv
Deus Ex Machina Deus Ex Machina Ilan Averbuch A pair of trusses that feel balanced and fragile Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
Dizengoff Riding His Mare Dizengoff Riding His Mare David Zundelovitch A bronze Meir Dizengoff riding his horse 16 Rothchild Boulevard
Tel Aviv
Einstein Einstein Tosia Malamud Einstein's presence monitors students in the Palm Tree Garden Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Eva Eva Ofra Zimbalista A musician in deep concentration Tzin at Derech Habasor Kekar
Meitar
Fan Xylophone Fan Xylophone Nitzan Refaeli A huge working musical instrument on the edge of the crater Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Forces of Nature Forces of Nature Aviva Berger A carved stone with a variety of shapes that invite interpretation Tzeelon Street, at the entrance to the city
Modi'in
Founders Monument Founders Monument To be Identified Monument with a bronze relief depicting the founding and develppment of Tel Aviv Rothchild Boulevard at Nahalat Binyamin Street
Tel Aviv
Galaksy Galaksy Berny Fink A stone mounted on the Earth that represents the universe beyond imagination In a neighborhood center
Modi'in
Galaxy Galaxy Berny Fink A slice of stone set upright with delicate patterns carved into the surface The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Gordon Beach Gordon Beach Rami Meiri A series of painted beach scenes On the walkway leading from the Renaissance Hotel to Gordon Beach
Tel Aviv
Homage to Johann Kappler Homage to Johann Kappler Yigal Tumarkin An artist's interpretation of a microscopic view of a a crystal, perhaps Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv

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