Yaacov Agam, Memorie #2, c. 1990


Signed Yaacov Agam agamograph, Memorie #2, c. 1990

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Artist:Yaacov Agam (1928 - 9999)

Title:Memorie #2, c. 1990

Medium:Original Color Agamograph

Image Size:15 1/8 in x 13 in (38.4 cm x 33 cm)

Framed Size:approx. 25 1/8 in x 23 in (63.8 cm x 58.4 cm)

Edition:Numbered 10/25 AP in blue ink in the lower left margin.

Signature:This work is hand signed by Yaacov Agam (Rishon LeZion, 1928 - ) in blue ink in the lower right margin.

Condition:This piece is in excellent condition.

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This intriguing piece beautifully displays Yaacov Agam’s unique perception of art and his revolutionary style, which relied upon the utilization of movement and the fourth dimension in order to gain a complete understanding of his compositions.

Using Lenticular Lithography, Agam overlaps multiple graphic images by using a lenticular screen that reveals and conceals portions of each image. Through the use of this highly sensitive technique, a fluid metamorphosis occurs when the viewer moves in front of the work, just as the viewer defines the picture plain it shifts, creating a new design.

Of his career Agam has stated, “My endeavor has been to create a kind of visual graphic art, existing not only in space, but in time; one in which the form develops and evolves, thus procuring an unforeseeable infinity of plastic situations flowing out of one another.” With this piece, Agam has created multiple scenes of de-structured shapes, accented by sharp geometric patterns and highlighted with bursts of vibrant color.

This piece is hand signed by Yaacov Agam (Rishon LeZion, 1928 – ) in blue ink in the lower right margin and numbered 10/25 AP in blue ink in the lower left margin.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
This color Agamograph is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the final sale of the work).

1. Solomon, Jack Jr. From the 2nd, to the 3rd, into the 4th Dimension…. Chicago: Circle Fine Art Press, 1981. Illustrated and discussed on pg. 26 -27.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:
This color Agamograph is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, presented in a complimentary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats.

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Why Agam?

Through the exploration of geometry, light and color are transformed in works by Agam. This Israeli artist is a true master of Op Art as can be seen in his lithographs, serigraphs and inventive Agamographs.

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Yaacov Agam (1928-9999)

Yaacov Agam Biography

Yaacov Agam is a truly unique, creative force in the world of art. His works transcend traditional artistic boundaries, propelling him into the forefront of a new art aesthetic. Art critics and art historians in museums and institutions throughout the world have acclaimed him for his inventive, talented genius, bestowing upon him numerous awards and honors. Agam is certainly among the world’s foremost artists, and he is already recognized as influential and important in the history of art.

The son of an Orthodox Rabbi, scholar and writer, Agam was born on May 11, 1928 in Rishon Letzion, Israel. As a child, he began to draw, despite religious proscription against visual expression. Agam’s family recognized his artistic ability and, in 1946, he entered the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. Studying with Mordecai Ardon, a former student at the Weimar Bauhaus, he discovered the differences between other cultures which stress the afterlife and the Hebrew culture which emphasizes the present. Because Judaism believes life is dynamic and ever-changing, Agam determined that static paintings were inadequate to express the constantly occurring changes which surround us.

In 1950, upon Ardores recommendation, Agam went to Zurich to study with Johannes Itten at the Kunstgewerbeschule. There, he met Frank Lloyd Wright and Siegfried Giedion, whose ideas on the element of time in art and architecture impressed him. In 1951, Agam moved to Paris, where a number of world-famous Surrealist artists living in France were the first to discover and encourage him. His first one-man exhibition held at Galerie Craven, Paris in 1953, featured kinetic and transformable paintings which invited spectator participation. The show was a critical success and attracted considerable attention in art circles. He is still living in Paris and continues to produce works, currently holding the title of the highest-selling Israeli artist.

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