Ultima

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Artist:

Eli Ilan

Location:

Yad Vashem
Jerusalem

Material:

Bronze

Description An ambiguous organic composition that suggests bones or organs or ...
Caption "Eli Ilan (1928-1982) was an Israeli sculptor, who 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. He lived in Kibbutz Sasa from 1959 to 1963. He died in 1982 in Caesarea, Israel."
From: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eli_Ilan
The sculpture was donated to the Yad Vashiem by Mr. & Mrs. Hyman Kreitman

You can see other sculptures by Eli Ilan:
Dolmic Arch at Tel Aviv University at: www.israelpublicart.com/public_art/?art=dolmi...
Eternal Youth in Jaffa: www.israelpublicart.com/public_art/?art=etern...
Sacrifice at St.Charles Clore Park in Tel Aviv: www.israelpublicart.com/public_art/?art=sacri...
Ultima at The Open Museum - Tefen: www.israelpublicart.com/public_art/?art=ultim...