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Igael Tumarkin was a painter and sculptor, born 1933 in Dresden, Germany, and
emigrated to Israel in 1935. He studied in 1954 with Rudi Lehman,
1963 First Prize for Memoria of Choulikat
1968 Sandberg Prize, Israel Museum, Jerusalem; 1968 First Prize for Memorial to Sailors, Haifa
1971 First Prize for Memorial for Holocaust and Resurrection, Tel Aviv
1998 Awarded the Sussman Prize, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, but cancelled,
subsequently the Sussman Foundation awarded the prize directly to
1955-57 Worked as stage-designer for the Berliner Ensemble with Bertold Brecht.
Outdoor Sculptures: Repertoire of over 100 including:
1966 Peace Memorial, Hebron Road, Jerusalem
1971 Homage to Jerusalem, Givat Shapira
1973 Challenge to the Sun, Ramot Alon, Jerusalem
1986 Chichen Itzma, Kiriat Menahem, Jerusalem
1986 Pisgat Zeev, Jerusalem
1992 Jerusalem - Three Faiths, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem. 2000 sculptures - Abu Nabut Garden, Jaffa.
WRITTEN BY: (The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Web Site).
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