Yaacov Agam is a worldwide famous Israeli artist. He has created a type of print known as Agamograph, that uses barrier-grid animation. For Yaacov Agam it is especially important to involve spectators into the art or performance. He invited spectators to influence artistic creation as it is his kinetic artwork, which incorporate multidimensional movement.
“Tout” is an acrylic on aluminum artwork created in 1970s in Paris. The title is in French, meaning “All”. White and black symbols give way to multicolored geometric patterns if changing the angle of view. The color progression and the transformation of subjects into separate details remind the apparatus of a unit.
In addition, check our blog about the unique scroll of Esther with original serigraphs. The interest in experiments with the volume perceptions and colors reflects in the geometrical prints resembling vision illusions. Also, take a look at our post about “Symphony XIX”, an example of geometric abstraction, that was introduced by Agam to Israeli art.
Tourists can see the works by Yaacov Agam in many significant places. For example, Fountain in Dizengoff Square or Facade of Dan Hotel in Tel-Aviv. Also, he designed the world’s largest Menorah. Installed at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street in New York City it fills with lights every year during Hanukkah.
Kings Gallery is a leading fine art gallery established in Jerusalem in 1995. With over 20 years of experience, we strive to collect and sell the highest quality historic and contemporary Israeli and International art. The gallery specializes on artists from the early period of the 1920’s. We have a large variety of original works and lithographs by leading Jewish, Israeli, and international artists. In addition, Kings Gallery features leading up-and-coming young artists who will definitely be prominent names in the next few years.
Yaacov Agam “Tout” – Acrylic on aluminum – 81×176 cm