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Itzhak Shmueli Unique Stainless Steel Tower Sculpture

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Magnificent stainless steel sculpture by renown artist Itzhak Shmueli. Signed on top "A/P I. Shmueli" ITZHAK SHMUELI 1941-1994 Sculptor, Painter and Product Designer Born Baghdad, Iraq, eighth of ten children family Immigrated to Israel, 1950 Studied at the Neve Hadassa boarding school At the age of sixteen he left the school and went to live with the fisherman in Eilat, where he began to draw and paint. He served in the Israeli Marines for two years and after completing military service became a sailor and traveled the world for four years. Wherever the ship anchored, he visited galleries and museums in order to understand and learn about different cultures, thus compensating for his lack of formal education. On one occasion, when his ship docked in Eilat, he met the movie crew filming the movie “Hor be Levana” and was asked to be an extra. That meeting with creative people from Tel Aviv people led him to the famous Cassit café on Dizengoff Street, where he became acquainted with well known artists such as Uri Zohar, Shmulik Krauss, Itzhak Dantziger, Alexander Pen, Ygal Tumarkin, Haim Hefer, Itze Mambush, Dan Ben Amotz, Amos Kenan, Uri Lifshitz and many others. At the Cassit he exhibited a huge oil painting that served as his introduction as an artist and gave him the opportunity to participate in an exhibition at the Helena Rubinstein Museum in 1965. In 1965 he met Haica at the office of the architects Arieh and Eldar Sharon. They married and in 1975 left Tel Aviv to settle in the Ein Hod Artists Village with their three children, Eran, Yael and Hed, who also became artists. Exhibitions (partial list) 1965 Group exhibition Helena Rubinstein Museum 1970 Group exhibition Engineers House Tel Aviv 1970 Group exhibition Binyanei Ha’uma Jerusalem 1972 Group exhibition Israel Museum Jerusalem 1985 Group exhibition Nitzana Terminal 1990 Group exhibition “milestones”, The Open Museum, Tefen 1990 Sculpture Biennale Ein Hod 1996 Group exhibition Marine Museum Haifa Installations 1972 Interactive Play Sculpture, Rabin Square Tel Aviv 1975 “Undulations”, Ecological Installation, Hilton Beach, Tel Aviv 1982 Halalim Manifest agaisnt the war, Fields of Kibbutz Ga’ash Environmental works (partial list) Twelve sculptures for The Open Museum, Tefen Sculpture for INTEL, Matam, Haifa Mural for Visa Building, Givataym Sculptures, Oshaya Park Sculptures, Geological Canyon, Qiryat Shemona Water Sculpture, Ordea Square, Ramat Gan Water Sculpture, Babaiov Building, Ramat Gan Water Sculpture, Pyramid, Akko Water Sculpture, Nahariya, Main Entrance Gate, Louis Promenade, Haifa Water Sculpture, Sokolov Square, Holon Monuments (partial list) Monument for “The Blood Bus” Glilot Junction Monument for The Ghetto Fighters, Sderot Sculpture for the Memory of a Pilot. Maayan Zvi Prizes 1985 First prize, Yad VaShem Competition 1969 Two prizes, Competition for Public Works sponsored by the Building Ministry and the Council for Beautiful Israel Designs for Small Sculptures Israeli Navy Commander Prize for Creative Thinking The International Bible Competition

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  • Creator
    Itzhak Shmueli (Artist)
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    1970s
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent. original condition. please contact us with any questions you might have..
  • Dimensions

    H 82 in. x Dm 9.25 in.

    H 208.28 cm x Dm 23.5 cm

  • Diameter
    9.25 in. (23.5 cm)
  • Seller location
    Miami, FL
  • Reference number
    LU92409564353

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