Agam is called one of the most important living artists of our time.
RAGAM, Yaakov (1928 - ) Most noted Israeli artist born May 11, 1928 in Rishon, LeZion, then mandate Palestine. Agam trained at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem before moving to Zurich, Switzerland in 1949. In 1951 Agam moved to Paris, France where he lives today. He is a world-renowned kinetic artist. He had several gallery and museum exhibitions. Numerous works by Agam have sold at auction including the sale of “New Israel Design” at Sotheby’s in 2010 for $698,500. Also Agam is noted for his “Star of Love” silver medal (1978) where the Star of David changes shape as the medal is rotated. This popular medal commemorates Israel’s 30th Anniversary. Agam was voted 195th greatest Israeli of all time. Agam is called one of the most important living artists of our time.
Hardcover book “Agam, From the 2nd, to the 3rd, into the 4th Dimension...” Circle Fine Arts Press, 1981, 48 pages, illustrations in color, Text by Jack Solomon, Jr. Measures8.5”x11”. )n the inside front cover and onto the first endpaper Agam has boldly drawn his famous 5 color inverted rainbow also signed with 5 signatures in five colors. Length of the artwork is eleven inches. Beautiful book and drawing......................................$285.00