Click on image to enlarge

Eli Ilan


Sir Charles Clore Park
Tel Aviv






Description A sculpture that could be anthropological, or archeological, by an artist who studied anthropology and archeology and medicine
Caption Eli Ilan (1928-1982) an Israeli sculptor, was born in Winnipeg, Canada. He enrolled in a premedical curriculum at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and then immigrated to Israel in 1948. He then studied pre-historic archaeology and physical anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 1956, he returned to Canada to study sculpture at the Ontario College of Art & Design and his sculpture projects reflect his interest in anatomy and anthroploogy. He lived in Kibbutz Sasa from 1959 to 1963. He died in 1982 in Caesarea, Israel.

The plaque says the sculpture was donated by Edmond Berthe & Marcelle Beck in Memory of Shulem Beck.

You can see other sculptures by Eli Ilan: 
Dolmic Arch at Tel Aviv University at:
Eternal Youth in Jaffa:
Ultima at The Open Museum - Tefen:

Other References For more information about the artist: