Ilan Averbuch

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Ilan Averbuch
Doubts, by Ilan Averbuch.JPG
Doubts (1994/95)
Known forSculptor

Ilan Averbuch (born 1953) is a sculptor born in Israel,[1] he studied art in England and the United States.

From 1977 to 1978 Averbuch attended Wimbledon School of Art in London, and from 1979 to 1981 he attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 1982 he received the Rhodes Family Award and in 1985 the D.A.A.D. award in Berlin, Germany. He completed his art education from 1983 to 1985, studying at the Hunter College in New York.

His works are made from materials such as stone, wood, steel, copper, lead, glass and aluminum.[1][2]They are located in public spaces and collections in the United States, Canada, Israel, India and Europe. Averbuch lives and works in a former factory building in Long Island City (Queens) in New York[3]. From 1994 -2000 he taught at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.[citation needed] As a sculptor of large-scale outdoor art, he has worked on many public projects. His work is also exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide.

Ilan Averbuch's work has been shown at the Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Art in the Park, New York; Bronfman Centre, Montreal; The Brooklyn Museum, New York; Fort Tryon Park Project, New York; Het Apollohuis, The Netherlands; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York; Hunter College, New York; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Jamaica Art Center, Queens, New York; The Jewish Museum, New York; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; Lodz, Poland Historical Museum, Lodz, Poland; Palo Alto Cultural Center, California; P.S. 1, Long Island City, Queens, New York; Robert Moses Plaza, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York; Socrates Sculpture Park, Astoria, Queens, New York; Tefen Museum Sculpture Garden, Israel; Tel Aviv Museum, Israel; Tel Hai Art Center, Israel; Tel Noff Sculpture Garden, Israel.[4]

The artist's work is represented in numerous public collections, among them: The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Brock University, Ontario, Canada; Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Canada; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel; Kunstlerhaus, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany; Prudential Insurance Company of America; Newark, New Jersey; Runnymede Sculpture Farm, Woodside, California; Tefen Museum, Israel; Tel Aviv Museum, Israel; Tel Hai Art Center, Israel; Tel Noff Sculpture Garden, Israel.[4]

Ilan Averbuch, Public Projects, was published in 2011 by Charta Art Publications.[5][6]

Ilan Averbuch, Divided World, 2000, Lavon, Israel.
Ilan Averbuch, Harp, Sea, and the Quiet Wind, 1989, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Ilan Averbuch, Reflections was published in 2013 by the Open Museum, Omer Industrial Park.[7]


Ilan Averbuch, Mammoth, 2018, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA.


  1. ^ a b Bloemink, Barbara (1990). A Natural Order: The Experience of Landscape in Contemporary Sculpture. Hudson River Museum. ISBN 0-943651-23-9.
  2. ^ Larson, Kay (2 September 1991). "Summer Stock". New York.
  3. ^ "Carving Out a Family Home and a Studio". Retrieved 27 November 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Art in Context – Ilan Averbuch: Recent Sculpture > Additional Information". Retrieved 27 November 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |website= (help)
  5. ^ Palombi, Silvia (2010). Ilan Averbuch Public Projects. Charta Art Books. ISBN 88-8158-774-2.
  6. ^ "Ilan Averbuch at Nancy Hoffman Gallery".
  7. ^ Averbuch, Ilan (2013). Ilan Averbuch: Reflections. Israel: The Open Museum, Omer Industrial Park. ISBN 978-9657301418.
Ilan Averbuch, The Dove Tower and Steps to the Bottom of a Pyramid, 2004, Storrs, CT.
Ilan Averbuch, Avanim Vetseadim, 2008, Leawood, KS.
Ilan Averbuch, Theater of the Wind, 2016, Marina Heights, Tempe, AZ
Ilan Averbuch, Terra Incognita, 1995, Portland, Oregon.

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