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
Origin Origin Tanya Preminger An elaborately carved block that has maternal features The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Ouri's Corner Ouri's Corner Asaf Lifshitz A contented fellow sitting on a bench Technion - Israel Institute ofTechnology
Haifa
Park Eagles Park Eagles Hed Shmueli A collection of Indian-inspired totems featuring talking birds and animals Southern entrance
Arad
Passages Passages Ronnie Ben Zvi A steel grid and corner assembly that either encloses space or frames the view Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Past Places Revisited - A Villa Remembered Past Places Revisited - A Villa Remembered Dorothy Robbins A dreamlike representation of a familiar house opened up for viewing Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Hospital, Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
Pax Pax Yigal Tumarkin A stone held in place with iron brackets in peaceful restraint Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
Peace Unto Israel Peace Unto Israel David Gerstein The sculpture features a popular blessing or prayer often used in conversation Hebrew University
Jerusalem
Peeping Tom Peeping Tom Rami Meiri "Boys" peeking in the window of a changing room at the beach Shower Building, Namal
Tel Aviv
Pegasis Pegasis Ahmad Kanaan A mythological creature overlooking the highway between Ein Hod and Haifa

Route #2
Haifa
Pegasus Pegasus Tanya Preminger A flat folded horse with engraved with the theme of the French Revolution The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Pegasus Pegasus Uri Ayalon A winged horse exploding from the shrubbery The Artists's Village
Ein Hod
Pillar of Heroism Pillar of Heroism Buky Schwartz A three-sided pillar featured on the museum's grounds Yad Vashem
Jerusalem
Pilots Memorial Pilots Memorial Benjamin Tammuz A stylized bird soaring toward the sea Independence Park
Tel Aviv
Pink Eye Glasses Pink Eye Glasses Dan Chamizer A pair of spectacles with stained glass lenses The Artists's Village
Ein Hod
Portal Number 1 Portal Number 1 Marcia Raff The frame like an open window in a wall on a base of stones In a kekar in the Reut neighborhood
Modi'in
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
Primordial Creature Primordial Creature Dina Merhav A fantastic rusted creature The Artists's Village
Ein Hod
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
Pyramid Pyramid Tanya Preminger Four "pyramids" that are easy to mistake for something else The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
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
Rabin Sculpture Rabin Sculpture Yossi Gofrin A bronze bust of Yitzhak Rabin at the place he was killed. Rabin Square, City Hall
Tel Aviv
Rain Trough Rain Trough Hava Mehutan A channel, bounded by flat stones, that funnels water over the edge of the crater Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Ram Ram Yuval Rimon Two pencils and shavings and a caliper, perhaps 27 Nordau, at the corner of Dizengoff
Tel Aviv
Re’uven Re’uven Boaz Vaadia A seated figure that seems calm and serene yet is the result of hammering, chiseling and drilling
Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
Reclining Figure Reclining Figure Henry Moore A classic Henry Moore sculpture  Tel Aviv Museum of Contemporary Art
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
Ritual Ritual Bruno Giorgi An abstract sculpture in a pool Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot
Roaring Lion Roaring Lion Lynn Chadwick A very stylized lion that is more creative than threatening Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Jerusalem
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
Rotation Rotation Tanya Preminger It looks like a simple stone circle, cut and offset, which is what makes it so amazing Reut
Modi'in
Sacrifice Sacrifice Eli Ilan A sculpture that could be anthropological, or archeological, by an artist who studied anthropology and archeology and medicine Sir Charles Clore Park
Tel Aviv
Sacrifice Sacrifice Eli Ilan This is a smaller version of the sculpture in Sir Charles Clore Park in Tel Aviv Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
Sacrifice of Isaac Sacrifice of Isaac Menashe Kadishman Three pieces in a relationship that suggest a story Plaza in front of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Tel Aviv
Sacrifice of Isaac Sacrifice of Isaac Menashe Kadishman A haunting sculpture that looks over, or threatens, a plaza that students must traverse daily Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Sauce Pan Sauce Pan Tanya Preminger Like her sculpture of a "Cup" of coffee spilling, this fire in a pan could be a little disaster on a large scale The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Sculpture Sculpture (Gedalia Suchowolsky) Sucho A rusted steel globe suspended from a chain held aloft from two crescents Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Sculpture Sculpture (Gedalia) Sucho (Suchowolsky) A couple of lengths of chain, standing, perhaps as if posing for a photograph Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Sculpture Sculpture Ezra Orion A "Sculpture" that directs our attention upward, toward the cosmos, as his later work would do


Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Jerusalem
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
Sea Gate Sea Gate Yael Artsi Two stone columns that exhibit great stone carving skill Beach Promenade
Ashdod
Seated Boy Seated Boy 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
Seating Dawn Seating Dawn Yigal Tumarkin An installation of iron and stone in a contemporary arrangement that employs many of the artist's signature features. Hayarkon Park
Tel Aviv
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
Serendipity Serendipity Marcia Raff A modern sculpture framed by trees that creates a stunning view Macabim Neighborhood
Modi'in
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
Ship of the Desert Ship of the Desert Nitzan Refaeli A fantastic aray that suggests ancient, or future, transport Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
Shoah and Revival Shoah and Revival Varda Yoran A very serious representation of the loss of books, fragile ontainers of memory and culture Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Shouting Man Shouting Man Rami Meiri A street mural painted next to a busy sidewalk Across from the HaShalom Train Station and Azrieli Mall
Tel Aviv
Similars Similars Tanya Preminger A round stone cut in half and rotated, balanced on a rough block along a major major avenue Herzl Street
Netanya
Simple Relations Simple Relations Tanya Preminger A cup of coffee at the entrance gate Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Ganey-Tikva
Sky Pool Sky Pool Israel Hadany A delightful surprise - an illusion at the end of a path that lets your mind float Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, The Israel Museum
Jerusalem
Solar Stairs Solar Stairs Gio Pomodoro Sub-titled "Homage to Kepler" the sculpture suggests progress toward lofty goals Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Solly Zeigherman Bench Solly Zeigherman Bench Raphael Gertler A bench with a plaque that cements a relationship Prominade near the Arlosoroff Memorial
Tel Aviv
Soltan Basha El-Atrash Monument Soltan Basha El-Atrash Monument Jamal Hasan An equestrian statue Kekar on Route 89
Kisra-Sumei
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
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
Spider Web Spider Web Daniel Manheim A spider web along Route #2 that passes by the sculpture park The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
Spiral Spiral Dov Feigin Linear shapes in flat steel that suggest a relationship of contrasts or opposites Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Spirit of Freedom Spirit of Freedom David Gerstein A whimsical 3-dimensional hand painted sculpture Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Stabile Mobile Stabile Mobile Yigal Tumarkin A mechanism that looks like a relic from the age of industry Abu Nabut Park
Jaffa
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
Stool No 2 Stool No 2 Michael Gross A very conceptual stool Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
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
Struma Memorial Sculpture Struma Memorial Sculpture Andre Reves A big stone memorial that depicts a twisted ship sinking Struma Square
Holon
Studio Mural Studio Mural Rami Meiri A mural painted on the artist's studio Nehemya Street
Tel Aviv
Sun City Sun City Luciana Matalon The skyline of Netanya in the center of a circle that could be a telescope or microscope lens, which is what makes it so wonderful Kekar near the Carmel Hotel
Netanya
Suspended Orange Tree Suspended Orange Tree Ran Morin An orange tree growing several feet off the ground A small square
Jaffa
Suspense Suspense Menashe Kadishman An imposing sculptue that does not tempt even foolish children to climb on Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
Suspense Suspense Menashe Kadishman A demonstration of the concept of stress and balance The plaza in front of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Tel Aviv
Syllables 6 Syllables 6 Yehiel Shemi A composition of flat steel plates bolted together to create a deliberate form Technion - Israel Institute ofTechnology
Haifa
Tall Still Life Tall Still Life Saul Salo A abstract perhaps symolic sculpture tthat encourages contemplation The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Tefen Tefen Yigal Tumarkin A precarious arrangement of forces Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
Tenderness Tenderness Yael Artsi An abstract sculpture that suggests a big hug Lobby of the hospital, Sheba Medical Center - Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
The Bicycle Rider The Bicycle Rider David Gerstein A painted sculpture Hebrew University
Jerusalem
The Choir The Choir Ofra Zimbalista On a balcony over looking the boulevard 96 Rothchild Boulevard
Tel Aviv
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
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
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 Flight Experience The Flight Experience Yaacov Chefetz It looks like Leonardo de Vinci's attempt at a flying machine Einstein Street
Tel Aviv
The Lions Fountain The Lions Fountain Gernot Rumpf A fountain with a "Tree of Life" in the center representing the three major religions that coexist in peace, surrounded by exotic animals Bloomfield Park
Jerusalem
The Lovers on Wheels The Lovers on Wheels Beny Levy A couple demonstrating a difficult balancing act The artists's Village
Ein Hod
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 Man from Tel Hashomer The Man from Tel Hashomer Mark Lewis & Michael Lazar Most of a body, less the head, in a dynamic pose Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Hospital, Tel Hashomer
Tel Aviv
The Musicians The Musicians Beny Levy A pair of musicians seen through cubist perspective Janko Dada Museum Sculpture Garden in The Artists's Village
Ein-Hod
The New Broom The New Broom Daniel Manheim A broom that sweeps the sky The Green Gallery at Park Dina
Arsuf Kedem
The Oil Pot The Oil Pot Baruch Wind An arrangement of industrial elements in a kekar near the beach Ort Square
Ashdod
The Pencils Sculpture The Pencils Sculpture Rafi Peled A bunch of pencils standing in the kekar 137 Weizmann
Tel Aviv
The Poet and The Girl With The Flower The Poet and The Girl With The Flower Shlomo Selinger Two sculptures that might have a relationshiip Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
The Pool The Pool Shlomo Selinger An unlikely installation in a water deprived environment Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee
The Readers The Readers Uri Dushy Four silhouettes of people reading Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Hospital, Tel Hashomer
Ramat Gan
The Riteous Men The Riteous Men Shlomo Selinger The artist says that tby carving the stone by hand the sculpture conveys and reflects his feelings The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
The Tension Fields The Tension Fields Tanya Preminger A round stone cut in half separated by blocks South entrance to the city
Netanya
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
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
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
The Wife of Lot The Wife of Lot Moshe Sternschuss A carefully balanced pillar on the rim of the crater Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon
The Wings of Peace The Wings of Peace Carlo Zauli A rectangle standing on a corner that has an evocative title Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
The Woman Prisoner The Woman Prisoner Saul Salo An abstract, perhaps symbolic, carved stone sculpture that encourages contemplation The Open Museum - Omer Industrial Park
Omer
Three Large Goats Three Large Goats Eran Shakine Three stylized goats Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee

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