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The House and the Boat, 2012

Ilan Averbuch
(American | Israeli, born 1953)

Location: Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Ilan Averbuch's sculpture evokes two competing human desires: the desire for stability (a house) and the wish for new horizons (a boat).

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Bellingham Technical College.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Ilan Averbuch is a sculptor who grew up in Israel, and attended university in England and the United States. His artworks are mainly large-scale outdoor sculptures, made from raw materials such as stone and wood, as well as metals and glass. In his own words, his art “involves the recycling of images and materials, moving from one time span to another.”

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - stone / ceramics / terracotta

Sculpture - uncoated ferrous metals

Medium

Reclaimed granite and weathering steel

Dimensions

20 ft x 17 ft x 8 ft

ID Number

WSAC2009.019.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

New York, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

Bellingham Technical College

Artwork Location

Bellingham Technical College
Campus Center Building - exterior plaza

WA County

Whatcom

Setting

Exterior

Site Type

College

Address

3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225-1599

Geo. Coordinates

48.765443 | -122.511210

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