Books: Along Weishoff’s way

Eliezer Weishoff has created some of the most iconic artworks in Israeli history

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December 28, 2017 18:18
A BRONZE sculpture of a dog by Eliezer Weishoff

A BRONZE sculpture of a dog by Eliezer Weishoff. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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Eliezer Weishoff is one of this country’s most successful artists, if not the most successful, at least in marketing terms. The now 79-year-old multidisciplinary creator has had copies of his works distributed around the world in the hundreds of thousands.

And you don’t have to hop on a plane to see his art. Whenever you drive past, or walk or cycle through, a Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund forest, for example, you are more than likely to come across an outsized figure of a green and blue bird, the KKL symbol that Weishoff created.

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