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Sign: Tel Aviv - "The Hebrew Laborer" - Outdoor sculpture by Arieh El-Hanani

Kikar Plumer 10, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל העיר תל אביב יפו
אדריכל אריה אל-חנני
הפועל העברי 1934 (שוקם 1989)
בטון ופלדה
הוקם על ידי חברת יריד המזרח

Architect Arieh El-Hanani
The Hebrew Laborer
1934 (restored 1989)
Concrete and steel
Installed by the Levant Fair Co
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The sign belongs to the series of signs depicting outdoor sculptures throughout the city of Tel Aviv - Jaffa.

The sculpture on which the sign is pointing was photographed that day Click for a larger image

About the Artist: Arieh El-Hanani - Born in Russia (Ukraine) (1898-1985) - Architect and Graphicist, Winner of the Israel Prize for Architecture 1973.
The Levant Fair in Tel Aviv Port and the Ganei HaTaarucha (Exhibition Gardens) on Rokach Boulevard are two of his most prominent works.
In a sign taken in 2019 at Nemal Tel Aviv St 12, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel shows a plaza named after him, with the inscription:
Arieh el-Hanani plaza / 1898-1985 / Israel Prize-winning architect, "Levant Fair" planner / ARIEH EL-HANANI plaza.
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Al-Hanani, who lives in Tel Aviv, is immortalized in a sign that appears at his place of residence on Lassalle Street Click for sign's details

About the Sculpture : A sculpture featuring a laborer carrying a construction beam was originally made of iron, in 1989 the statue was restored and now made of concrete and steel.
The sculpture appears as a symbol of the Tel Aviv Development Company, as can be seen in the sewer cover also located in the "Levant Fair" complex Click for the item in The ultimate manhole covers site
More details about the sculpture can be found at the sign next to it Click for sign's details

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