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Ilan Averbuch


Tefen Industrial Park - The Open Museum
Western Galilee



Wood and NYC curb stones


Description A co-dependent wood and stone structure where each supports the other
Caption To see other sculptures by Ilan Averbuch go to:     
“Berlin Dome” at The Open Museum - Tefen: []  
“Deus Ex Machina” at The Open Museum - Tefen: []   
“Harp the Sea and the Quiet Wind” at Sir Charles Clore Park, Tel Aviv: []   

The book Ilan Averbuch: Public Projects is available from Alibris [] “Utilizing wood, stone, copper and steel, the monumental sculptures of Israeli-born Ilan Averbuch bring investigations of gravity, space and materiality into the public realm, forging dialogues with nature and the modern city. This publication highlights the artist's major public projects in the Unites States, Israel, Germany, India, Switzerland and Canada.”

The artist's web site is the best, and most enjoyable, source for more information about his projects:

The Open Museums are situated in the Tefen, Tel-Hai and Omer industrial parks because Stef Wertheimer, the founder, realized that providing a creative environment for industrial research and marketing encouraged innovation and progress, and stimulating the cultural sector was good for all of Israel. 

To read more about Wertheimer go to:

Other References For more information about The Open Museum - Tefen go to