Ya'acov Dorchin

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Angel, sculpture by Ya'acov Dorchin, 1993, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Tuba Merum, sculpture by Ya'acov Dorchin, 1994, Tefen Sculpture Garden, Galilee

Ya'acov Dorchin (Hebrew: יעקב דורצ'ין‎) (born 12 March 1946), also known as Yaacov Dorchin, is an Israeli sculptor and painter.


Dorchin was born in Haifa in Mandate Palestine in 1946. In 1967, he moved to Kibbutz Kfar HaHoresh.

In the 1980s, Dorchin began creating iron sculptures. He has lectured at the University of Haifa since 1991 and served as the head of the University's Art Department from 1997 to 2001.

In 1990 Dorchin exhibited at the Israeli Pavilion in Venice Biennale.



  • Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Yaacov Dorchin, Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1995.

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External links[edit]

  • "Ya'acov Dorchin". Information Center for Israeli Art. Israel Museum. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  • Ya'acov Dorchin collection at the Israel Museum. Retrieved February 2012.
  • Resume of Ya'acov Dorchin (in Hebrew), Israel Prize website.