Yaacov Agam, ‘Beyond The Visible--Multidimensional Tower’, 1980, Doyle
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Yaacov Agam

Beyond The Visible--Multidimensional Tower, 1980

Polymorph screenprint on folded PVC multiple
34 1/4 in
87 cm
Edition of 150 + 6AP
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signed and inscribed AP 6/25 in pencil (aside from the edition of 150), on gilt metal base.

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Yaacov Agam
Israeli, b. 1928
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Op art pioneer Yaacov Agam’s abstract artworks—which range from painting, sculpture, drawing, and ceramics, to stained glass and etching—typically incorporate light, sound, or viewer participation. The son of an orthodox rabbi, Agam first trained as an artist in Jerusalem, going on to combine formalist art with kabbalistic mysticism, and he is credited with introducing geometric abstraction to Israeli art. Agam’s best known series of works, comprised of painted strips that appear to shift and oscillate as viewers alter their points of view, would become known as “Agamographs.” He has also produced public commissions, including the world’s largest menorah, installed in New York City, and Star of Peace for Ben-Gurion university that fused the five-pointed star of Islam with the six-pointed Star of David. Agam met and was influenced by the Bauhaus artist and teacher Johannes Itten in Zurich, and also cites Wassily Kandinsky’s abstraction as an influence on his practice.

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signed and inscribed AP 6/25 in pencil (aside from the edition of 150), on gilt metal base.

Height overall 34.25 inches; 870 mm.

Condition: Some spots of pale discoloration in the white areas, a 1/4 inch loss at one edge, the metal base with some light scratches and some soiling and other discoloration, otherwise in …

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Yaacov Agam
Israeli, b. 1928
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Op art pioneer Yaacov Agam’s abstract artworks—which range from painting, sculpture, drawing, and ceramics, to stained glass and etching—typically incorporate light, sound, or viewer participation. The son of an orthodox rabbi, Agam first trained as an artist in Jerusalem, going on to combine formalist art with kabbalistic mysticism, and he is credited with introducing geometric abstraction to Israeli art. Agam’s best known series of works, comprised of painted strips that appear to shift and oscillate as viewers alter their points of view, would become known as “Agamographs.” He has also produced public commissions, including the world’s largest menorah, installed in New York City, and Star of Peace for Ben-Gurion university that fused the five-pointed star of Islam with the six-pointed Star of David. Agam met and was influenced by the Bauhaus artist and teacher Johannes Itten in Zurich, and also cites Wassily Kandinsky’s abstraction as an influence on his practice.

Yaacov Agam

Beyond The Visible--Multidimensional Tower, 1980

Polymorph screenprint on folded PVC multiple
34 1/4 in
87 cm
Edition of 150 + 6AP
.
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