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
Untitled Untitled Gedalia (Sucho) Suchowolsky A black globe clamped between blue disks like a pearl in a shell Renaissance Hotel, 121 HaYarkon
Tel Aviv
Negev Negev Magdalena Abakanowicz An arrangement of sections that could be one sliced cylinder, or a sequence, but is clearly not a natural occurrence Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Jerusalem
Hymn To Love Hymn To Love Achiam Two figures - a woman, and a man whose feelings are obvious Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
Avoth Avoth Aharon Adani Perhaps a Hebrew letter 139 Jabotinsky at Hatzionut
Tel Aviv
Fire and Water Fountain Fire and Water Fountain Yaacov Agam A rotating sound and light water fountain Disengoff Kikar
Tel Aviv
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
Reserve Reserve Hilla Ben Ari A series of flat half perforated female figures with arms outstretched that must be a challenge to maintain Route #2, going north toward Haifa
Haifa
Avalanche Avalanche Pierre Arman An animated sequence of falling axes, or perhaps a stack of discarded weapons, turned into sculpture Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
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
Sea Gate Sea Gate Yael Artsi Two stone columns that exhibit great stone carving skill Beach Promenade
Ashdod
Tenderness Tenderness Yael Artsi An abstract sculpture that suggests a big hug Lobby of the hospital, Sheba Medical Center - Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
Bird Bird Yael Artsi A soaring bird and a boulder Technion - Israel Institute ofTechnology
Haifa
Window Window Yael Artsi A carefully carved stone that invites inspection Sculpture Road, Presidential Forest
Jerusalem
Berlin Dome Berlin Dome Ilan Averbuch A toppled dome with the interior structure revealed, deliberately The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
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
Harp the Sea and the Quiet Wind Harp the Sea and the Quiet Wind Ilan Averbuch A stone heart supported by a steel frame Sir Charles Clore Park
Tel Aviv
Promises Promises Promises Promises Ilan Averbuch A co-dependent wood and stone structure where each supports the other Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
Untitled (Pegasus) Untitled (Pegasus) Uri Ayalon A winged, but un-named, horse exploding from the shrubbery The Artists's Village
Ein Hod
Pegasus Pegasus Uri Ayalon A winged horse exploding from the shrubbery The Artists's Village
Ein Hod
Jan Karski Memorial Jan Karski Memorial Karol Badnya A man on a park bench with a chess board and a book, overlooking a promenade Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Eternal Repetition Eternal Repetition Michal Bar-Oz and Ifat Moor An installation that constantly creates, then erases, impressions Beit Hatfutsot
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
12 Cars 1 Falling 12 Cars 1 Falling Carlos Basanta A mosaic rendering of a sequence of cars on the front of a parking garage that encourages people to look up when it glints in the sun in the afternoon 21 Ziklag Street
Tel Aviv
Yellow Car Yellow Car Carlos Basanta A sketch of a car on the side of a parking garage 20 Se'adya Ga'on st.
Tel Aviv
Wind Chimes Boulevard Wind Chimes Boulevard Ron Ben Yaakov Its what it sounds like, and it does chime Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Passages Passages Ronnie Ben Zvi A steel grid and corner assembly that either encloses space or frames the view Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Episode Episode Orna Ben-Ami An abstract mother and child with a kite in an overgrown kikar Moa Street
Arad
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
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
Cheech Monkey Cheech Monkey Zadok Ben-David A humorous reference to a popular political figure The Prominade at Cheech Beach
Tel Aviv
Troubles in the Square Troubles in the Square Zadok Ben-David A collection of incidents often involving birds and people mounted on a platform Plaza in front of the Tel Aviv Museum
Tel Aviv
For is the Tree of the Field Man For is the Tree of the Field Man Zadok Ben-David A tree with silhouettes of people instead of leaves tthat are falling Yad Vashem
Jerusalem
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
Friendship Friendship Aviva Berger Two figures embracing On the Green at the Community Center
Modi'in
Friendship Friendship Aviva Berger White marble Courtyard, Jewish Community Center
Rochester, New York
Dr. George S. Wise Dr. George S. Wise Robert Berks A bronze portraitof the first president of the university Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
The Warrior of Montauban The Warrior of Montauban Emile-Antoine Bourdelle A fierce figure backed up against a wall Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Jerusalem
Jar Jar Peter Brandes A giant jar that you might choose to hold flowers if it was not so big Yad Vashem
Jerusalem
Welcome Welcome Romero Britto This sculpture greets visitors and patients arriving at the Children's Hospital Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Hospital, Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
Obelisk Obelisk Santiago Calatrava An undulating obelisk at the heart of the promenade that serves as the symbol of research creativity at the institute Technion - Israel Institute ofTechnology
Haifa
Homage to Jerusalem - Stabile Homage to Jerusalem - Stabile Alexander Calder A monumentyal sculputure in vibrant red symbolizes modern Jerusalem Mount Herzl
Jerusalem
Gate of Peace Gate of Peace Pietro Cascella A stone temple overlooking the Medetarranian Sea Independence Park
Tel Aviv
Two Seated Figures Two Seated Figures Lynn Chadwick A rectilinear couple seated under a tree Plaza in front of the Tel Aviv Museum
Tel Aviv
Roaring Lion Roaring Lion Lynn Chadwick A very stylized lion that is more creative than threatening Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Jerusalem
Two Figures (Conjunction XV) Two Figures (Conjunction XV) Lynn Chadwick Two stylized figures who may have stepped off the path engaged in conversation Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Jerusalem
Walking Couple Walking Couple Lynn Chadwick A rectilinear couple striding along Goldman Promenade
Jerusalem
Pink Eye Glasses Pink Eye Glasses Dan Chamizer A pair of spectacles with stained glass lenses The Artists's Village
Ein Hod
The Flight Experience The Flight Experience Yaacov Chefetz It looks like Leonardo de Vinci's attempt at a flying machine Einstein Street
Tel Aviv
Light Spiral Light Spiral Ora and theo Coster A twisted stack of rectangles forming, perhaps, stairs Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Dance Dance Gila Croker An arrangement of palm droppings arranged to look like a garden sculpture, or ancient weapons.
The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Fan Fan Gila Croker A construction that is simple and creative, employing material usually discarded The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Fruit of the Eatth Fruit of the Eatth Gila Croker It looks like a cactus The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Music in Nature Music in Nature Gila Croker A screen that organizes the view beyond The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Static System Static System Gila Croker An arrangement that could be large or small, molecular - or celestial The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
The Essence of Time The Essence of Time Gila Croker A structure that could be the core of a primitive clock, or the remains of a medieval instrument of torture The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Menorat Hashalom Menorat Hashalom Salvador Dali A menorah that greets travelers at Ben Gurion Airport that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the State of Israel Ben Gurion Airport
Tel Aviv
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
Serpentine Serpentine Yitzhak Danziger A ribbon of concrete that invites circumnavigation Park Ganey Yehoshua
Tel Aviv
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
Carved Stone Carved Stone Diska This stone in an environment full of stones attracts attention because it presents evidence of deliberate carving Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
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
Well and Four Dogs Well and Four Dogs Yaacov Dorchin A cylinder with four angry dogs that probably illustrates a story that is not evident Ben Ziyyon King George
Tel Aviv
The Readers The Readers Uri Dushy Four silhouettes of people reading Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Hospital, Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
David Ben Gurion David Ben Gurion David Edelstein A larger than life sculpture of the man many consider to be the father of the state of Israel In the entrance to Ben Gurion Airport
Tel Aviv
Broadcast Broadcast Benni Efrat Ribbons that represent signals going out into the ether Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Energy Energy Benni Efrat A glistening cube that challenges our notion of sculpture Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Extrapolations Extrapolations Benni Efrat A huge, heavy, slab of stone perilously suspended by what seems to be a thin cable that may not be strong enough Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Jerusalem
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
Breakthrough Breakthrough Hava Barkan Muzikant and Orit Elhaianhy Perez Spikes rising from a kekir in wild abandon Technion - Israel Institute ofTechnology
Haifa
Malachi Sculpture Malachi Sculpture Shmuel Engel A cut steel sculpture in front of the gallery he started 26 Gordon Street
Tel Aviv
King and Queen King and Queen Sorel Etrog A large scale celebration of common fittings Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot
If the World A, 1992 If the World A, 1992 Belu-Simion Fainaru Seemingly dropped behind the sculpture garden and forgotten, these two pieces may be positive and negative pieces, or halves of a mold Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Spiral Spiral Dov Feigin Linear shapes in flat steel that suggest a relationship of contrasts or opposites Tel Aviv University
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
Untitled Untitled Dov Feigin A tall elegant sculpture by an important artist that resides on a quiet side street near a former water works building now the Yosef Weissman Municipal Art Gallery
Water Institute at the Yosef Weissman Municipal Gallery, Rechov Hashomer 7
(Givatayim) Tel Aviv
Animal Animal Dov Feigin A flat sculpture with triangles cut and turned around, that could have been made from paper with scissors Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
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
Portrait of My Father Portrait of My Father Lynne Feldman A colleage tapestry of a family ritual - father lighting candles at Passover Lounge at the Community Center
Modi'in
The Fish That Did Not Wish to be a Fish The Fish That Did Not Wish to be a Fish Dorit Feldman An play area with features from a popular children's book Story Gardens
Holon
The Third Eye The Third Eye Dorit Feldman Three pieces hung that must have a relationship, perhaps a code, or hieroglyphics 1 Tozeret Haarez
Tel Aviv
Wing To Wing Wing To Wing Dorit Feldman A pair of wings that change as viewers negotiate the kekir Givat Shaul
Jerusalem
No Title No Title David Fine A tall slender head that could be from Easter Island, or by Giacometti
Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Hospital, Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
From Where and Where to From Where and Where to Berny Fink From his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
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
Giant Seed Giant Seed Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Gray Meteor Gray Meteor Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Inward Pull Inward Pull Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Meteor in Orbit Meteor in Orbit Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Orbits Orbits Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Segmented Galaxy Segmented Galaxy Berny Fink A carved round stone sculpture imbedded in the earth, cut into three sections The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Crescent Crescent Berny Fink A balanced moon on a pedestal In a park along the beach
Ashdod
Memorial to Jewish Soldeirs Memorial to Jewish Soldeirs Berny Fink Six blocks of granite arranged to form a Star of David, sliced down the middle by a sword Yad Vashem
Jerusalem
The Vase The Vase Gideon Gechtman A big vase sitting in a little park that was under construciton when I visited 155 Ibn Gevirol
Tel Aviv
Roller #1 Little Houses Roller #1 Little Houses Varda Ghivoly & Ilan Gelber What could be a kids toy, enlarged, now installed in a sculpture garden Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Hospital, Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
Bike Rider Bike Rider David Gerstein A brightly painted sculpture Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Hospital, Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
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
Homage to Alterman Homage to Alterman David Gerstein The remains of an installation that originally included a shelf with figures attached to a nearby tree 133 Dizengoff Street
Tel Aviv
The Bicycle Rider The Bicycle Rider David Gerstein A painted sculpture Hebrew University
Jerusalem

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