Eli Ilan

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Eli Ilan (Hebrew: אלי אילן‎; 1928 – 1982) was a Canadian-born Israeli sculptor.

'Dolmenic Arch I' (1981), Tel Aviv University

Ilan was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He enrolled in a premedical curriculum at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and emigrated 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.

'Dolmenic Arch I' (1981), Tel Aviv University

References[edit]

  • Dagon, Yoav, Eli Ilan 1928-1982, Retrospective, Herzliya, Israel, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, 1992.
  • Kohansky, Mendel, Sculptures of Eli Ilan, London, Jacques O'Hana Gallery, 1974.
  • Renee Darom Galerie D'art, Eli Ilan Sculpture, Tel Aviv, Renee Darom Galerie D'art, 1974