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
For Yitzhak Rabin For Yitzhak Rabin Yigal Tumarkin A chunk of stone cracked open with an iron tool stuck in the gap Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
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
Four Heroines Four Heroines Joseph Salomon A column with four figures emerging from stone — or ascending Yad Vashem
Jerusalem
Four Mothers Four Mothers Tanya Preminger A biomorphic representation of female anatomy City Square
Holon
Frame of Mind Frame of Mind Israel Hadany A folded frame on an overlook with a view of Jordan Sculpture Promenade,
Arad
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
From Where and Where to From Where and Where to Berny Fink From his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Fruit of the Earth Fruit of the Earth Tanya Preminger A hand reaching up from the earth with produce on the fingertips Hagalil Street
Ganey-Tikva
Fruit of the Eatth Fruit of the Eatth Gila Croker It looks like a cactus The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
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
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
Gan Hakovshim Memorial Gan Hakovshim Memorial To be Identified A monument to those who died in the Independence war Hakovshim Garden
Tel Aviv
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
Gate of Peace Gate of Peace Pietro Cascella A stone temple overlooking the Medetarranian Sea Independence Park
Tel Aviv
Giant Seed Giant Seed Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Girl Girl Ursula Malbin A sculpture of a young girl unaware that we are looking at her The Artists's Village
Ein Hod
Girls Girls Ursula Malbin One of 29 sculptures in a sculpture garden overlooking the Port of Haifa Vista of Peace Sculpture Garden, Zionism Avenue 112 and Second November Road
Haifa
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
Gray Meteor Gray Meteor Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
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
Halelujah Holon Halelujah Holon Siona Shimshi A complex installation that incorporates features the history of Holon iconography etched into an arrangement of disks that invite inspection Kugel Street
Holon
Hanukkiya Hanukkiya Ofer Lellouche A minimalist candelabrum Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
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
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
Head Carriage Head Carriage Dina Merhav One of ten of fantastic creatures parading through a garden Iron Sculpture Park
Ganey-Tikva
Head Within A Head Head Within A Head David Gerstein A painted sculpture Hebrew University
Jerusalem
Hide and Seek Hide and Seek Ram Katzir A sculpture that could illustrate a story about children that might not be suitable for children Route #2, going north toward Haifa
Haifa
High Ambition High Ambition Dina Kraouss A flock of seagulls soaring aboveKshatot Square Kshatot Square
Ashdod
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
Hitromemut (or Uprise) Hitromemut (or Uprise) Menashe Kadishman Three rising circles that defy gravity - and seem hooked to a cloud Habima Square, near the Performing Arts Center
Tel Aviv
Holocaust and Heroism Holocaust and Heroism Emanuel Hatzofe An elegant sculpture that could suggest bones or elemental shapes on a plaza with an Israeli flag Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Holocaust and Revival Holocaust and Revival Yigal Tumarkin An upended triangle standing on its point that dominates Rabin Square Rabin Square
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
Homage to Jerusalem - Stabile Homage to Jerusalem - Stabile Alexander Calder A monumentyal sculputure in vibrant red symbolizes modern Jerusalem Mount Herzl
Jerusalem
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
Hommage a la Grande Nature du Neguev Hommage a la Grande Nature du Neguev Yasuo Mizui A carved stone monolith with a hole cut at the top, on the rim of Ramon Crater Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Hybrid Hybrid Dina Merhav One of ten of fantastic creatures parading through a garden Iron Sculpture Park
Ganey-Tikva
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
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
Inter-Galactic Sculpture Inter-Galactic Sculpture Ezra Orion An ambitious project that that shed its physical limitations and reached to the cosmos On the internet
The Universe
Inward Pull Inward Pull Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
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
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
Jar Jar Peter Brandes A giant jar that you might choose to hold flowers if it was not so big Yad Vashem
Jerusalem
Jeans Shop Mural Jeans Shop Mural Rami Meiri Cut out figures on the roof and someone hangs a pair of jeans out a window Ibn Gevirol at Nordau
Tel Aviv
Jerusalem Jerusalem Yigal Tumarkin An iron sculpture that must exhibit the artist's view of Israel's e holiest city and the ancestral and spiritual homeland of the Jewish people. Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
Journey in the Land Journey in the Land Haim Kapchich A big stone overhanging its base on the edge of an overlook Sculpture Road, Presidential Forest
Jerusalem
Kafka Machine Kafka Machine Yigal Tumarkin Implements that suggest a mortar and pestel Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
Kids on Steps Kids on Steps Rami Meiri A cutout mounted on a painted wall Corner of Ebn-Gvirol and Arlozorov Streets
Tel Aviv
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
Kikar Levana Kikar Levana Dani Karavan White concrete pyramid, a water channel, a tower, and a dome with an olive tree in its center, at the top of a hill surrounded by green Edith Wolfson Park
Tel Aviv
King and Queen King and Queen Sorel Etrog A large scale celebration of common fittings Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot
Kise Le Navi ll Kise Le Navi ll Yuri Kalendarev A stone chair Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Kites Kites Itzu Rimmer Two long rows of upright stones Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Kiyosk Eli Kiyosk Eli Rami Meiri Two men watching people going by Corner of Ben-Yehuda and Ben-Gurion Streets
Tel Aviv
Lady With House of Cards Lady With House of Cards Bernard Reder A sculpture depicting an entertainer with a lot of skill Tel Aviv University
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
Last Train from Jaffa to Jerusalem Last Train from Jaffa to Jerusalem Yigal Tumarkin Railroad track with equipment that might be used for clearing snow from the route to Jerusalem if it went to Jerusalem, and if it snowed 3 Kaufman
Jaffa
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
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
Life Life Shlomo Seliknger An abstract stone figure The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Light Spiral Light Spiral Ora and theo Coster A twisted stack of rectangles forming, perhaps, stairs Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Lizard Bird 1 Lizard Bird 1 Dina Merhav One of ten of fantastic creatures parading through a garden Iron Sculpture Park
Ganey-Tikva
Lizard Bird 2 Lizard Bird 2 Dina Merhav One of ten of fantastic creatures parading through a garden Iron Sculpture Park
Ganey-Tikva
Lizard Bird 3 Lizard Bird 3 Dina Merhav One of ten of fantastic creatures parading through a garden Iron Sculpture Park
Ganey-Tikva
Lizards Hug Lizards Hug 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
Man Climbing Wall Man Climbing Wall Unidentified A realistic figure of a businessman, with briefcase and tie over his shoulder, climbing the side of building The Melody Hotel, at the corner of HaYarkon and Jabotinsky Streets
Tel Aviv
Mandatory Sculpture #1 Mandatory Sculpture #1 Gabriel Klasmer A negative cone of light, perhaps a shadow, projecting to the ground from a street light In the median at 84-86 Ben Gurion Boulevard, at Goor Arye Lane
Tel Aviv
Maof Maof Gideon Graz A winged gesture mounted on a base outside the art building Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Mate Mate Guy Zagursky The white king concedes Route #2, going north toward Haifa
Haifa
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
Memorial to Victims of the Holocaust Memorial to Victims of the Holocaust Dani Karavan A torah scroll split in half, inscribed with numbers Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot
Memory of the Future Memory of the Future Yigal Tumarkin A composition that honors Walter Benjamin Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
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
Meteor in Orbit Meteor in Orbit Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
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 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
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
Mosquito Mosquito Buky Schwartz A big simplified insect biting the ground Plaza in front of the Tel Aviv Museum
Tel Aviv
Mother and Child Mother and Child Ursula Malbin One of 29 sculptures in a sculpture garden overlooking the Port of Haifa Vista of Peace Sculpture Garden, Hatsionut Avenue at ShnayimStreet
Haifa
Music in Nature Music in Nature Gila Croker A screen that organizes the view beyond The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
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
Negev Guardian Negev Guardian Emilio Mogilner A 450 ton sculpture that stands as witness to nearby environmental pollution Alongside Route 40
Ramat Hovav
Neguev Neguev Jacues Moeschal A carefully crafted architectural element calmly towering over scattered rocks on the rim of the crater Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
New Life New Life Yigal Meron A stone that looks like a bean that has sprouted Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Hospital, Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
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
Noa's Sign Language Noa's Sign Language Effy Hujasta and Yaniv Shimoni Seven braided columns topped with ribbons that illustrate a popular children's story Story Gardens, Motta Gur Street
Holon
Noah Noah Evie Pollig A formal sculpture that could depict Michelangelo's David relaxing in front of the television after a long day on exhibit 105 Dizengoff Street
Tel Aviv
Nordo Gordiano Nordo Gordiano Gideon Graetz An endless curve on a black base In the median between 11 and 12 Ben Gurion Boulevard
Tel Aviv
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
Ohel (The Tent) Ohel (The Tent) Dani Karavan The sculpture is the centerpiece of the Sheba Medical Center campus Shebe Hospital - Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
Open Museums & Industrial Parks Open Museums & Industrial Parks Stef Wertheimer Industrial parks that incorporate sculpture gardens and museums because the resulting proximity of creative research and development with industry and public art and museums benefits everyone The Open Museums in Tefen and Omer Industrial Parks
Ramat Gan
Orbits Orbits Berny Fink from his exhibit "Cosmic Seeds" The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer

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