Oil painting -> List of Painters -> Yaacov Agam

Early days:

    In the year 1928 on May 11 yaacov Agam was born, in Rishon LeZion. Yehoshua Gibstein, his father, was a rabbi and a kabbalist. Before moving to Zurich and Paris, he was skilled at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Agam has two sons and a daughter. His son, Ron, is a photographer.

Yaacov Agam

 

Personal Details

Name

Yaacov Agam

Place of birth

Rishon Lezion

Date of Birth

May 11 1928

Age

80

Nationality

Israeli sculptor

Field

Sculpture, Painter

Popular Paintings

Double Metamorphosis, Visual Music Orchestration, fountains

Museum

Museum of Modern Art, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

Award

"Agam Method" for visual education of young children.

Exhibition

Le Mouvement, Galerie Graven,

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Career:

   Agam's effort was usually conceptual, with movement, viewer participation and recurrent use of light and sound. His most excellent known pieces include "Double Metamorphosis II" (1965), "Visual Music Orchestration" (1989) and fountains at the La Defense district in Paris (1975) and in Dizengoff Square in Tel Aviv (1986).In 1996 Agam was given an award as the Jan Amos Comenius Medal by UNESCO for the "Agam Method" for visual education of young children.

   Yaacov Agam collections:

 Yaacov Agam art

 Yaacov Mobility

 Yaacov Red construction

 

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