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Yaacov Agam (יעקב אגם) (b. 1928) is an Israeli sculptor and experimental artist best known for his contributions to optical and kinetic art. [1]

45 relations: Abstract art, Alexander Calder, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Birmingham, Alabama, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Chabad, Dizengoff Square, Eurovision Song Contest 1999, Fire and Water Fountain, Guinness World Records, Hanukkah, Israeli Jews, Jean Tinguely, Jerusalem, Jesús Rafael Soto, Johannes Itten, John Amos Comenius, Kabbalah, Kinetic art, La Défense, Lenticular printing, List of public art in Israel, Mandatory Palestine, Max Bill, Menorah (Hanukkah), Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Museum of Modern Art, Op art, Pol Bury, Rabbi, Rishon LeZion, Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, Sculpture, Sheba Medical Center, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Sotheby's, Tel Aviv, Tel Baruch, UNESCO, Visual arts in Israel, Warren Forma, World Games 2009, Yaacov Agam, Zürich.

Abstract art

Abstract art uses a visual language of shape, form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world.

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Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder (July 22 or August 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended shapes that move in response to touch or air currents.

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Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design

Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design is Israel's national school of art.

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Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama.

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Carlos Cruz-Diez

Carlos Cruz-Diez (born August 17, 1923 in Caracas) is a Venezuelan kinetic and op artist.

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Chabad, also known as Lubavitch, Habad and Chabad-Lubavitch, is an Orthodox Jewish, Hasidic movement.

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Dizengoff Square

Dizengoff Square or Dizengoff Circus (Hebrew: with niqqud:, without niqqud:, Kikar Dizengof, fully Zina Dizengoff Square, כִּכָּר צִינָה דִיזֶנְגוֹף, Kikar Tzina Dizengof) is an iconic, Haaretz, Yigal Hai, August 15, 2007 public square in Tel Aviv, on the corner of Dizengoff Street, Reines Street and Pinsker Street.

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Eurovision Song Contest 1999

The Eurovision Song Contest 1999 was the 44th Eurovision Song Contest, held on 29 May 1999 in Jerusalem, Israel after Dana International won the contest the previous year in the United Kingdom.

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Fire and Water Fountain

The "Fire and Water Fountain", also commonly referred to as the "Dizengoff Square Fountain", is a Tel Aviv landmark in the center of the Dizengoff Square.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 1998 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous U.S. editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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Hanukkah (חֲנֻכָּה, Tiberian:, usually spelled חנוכה, pronounced in Modern Hebrew, or in Yiddish; a transliteration also romanized as Chanukah or Ḥanukah), also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire of the 2nd century BC.

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Israeli Jews

Israeli Jews (יהודים ישראלים, Yehudim Yisraelim), also known as Jewish Israelis, refers to Israeli citizens or residents who are Jews, and also the descendants of Israeli-Jewish emigrants outside of Israel.

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Jean Tinguely

Jean Tinguely (22 May 1925 – 30 August 1991) was a Swiss painter and sculptor.

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Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس), located on a plateau in the Judean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea, is one of the oldest cities in the world.

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Jesús Rafael Soto

Jesús Rafael Soto (June 5, 1923 - January 14, 2005) was a Venezuelan op and kinetic artist, a sculptor and a painter.

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Johannes Itten

Johannes Itten (11 November 1888 – 25 March 1967) was a Swiss expressionist painter, designer, teacher, writer and theorist associated with the Bauhaus (Staatliche Bauhaus) school.

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John Amos Comenius

John Amos Comenius (Jan Amos Komenský; Johann Amos Comenius; Latinized: Ioannes Amos Comenius; 28 March 1592 – 15 November 1670) was a Moravian philosopher, pedagogue and theologist.

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Kabbalah (קַבָּלָה, literally "receiving/tradition") is an esoteric method, discipline, and school of thought that originated in Judaism.

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Kinetic art

Kinetic art is art from any medium that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or depends on motion for its effect.

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La Défense

La Défense (pronounced) is a major business district of the Paris Metropolitan Area and of the Île-de-France region, located in the commune of Courbevoie, and parts of Puteaux and Nanterre, just west of the city of Paris.

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Lenticular printing

Lenticular printing is a technology in which lenticular lenses (a technology that is also used for 3D displays) are used to produce printed images with an illusion of depth, or the ability to change or move as the image is viewed from different angles.

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List of public art in Israel

This is a list of public art in Israel.

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Mandatory Palestine

Mandatory Palestine (فلسطين; פָּלֶשְׂתִּינָה (א"י), where "EY" indicates "Eretz Yisrael" (Land of Israel)) was a geopolitical entity under British administration, carved out of Ottoman Southern Syria after World War I. British civil administration in Palestine operated from 1920 until 1948.

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Max Bill

Max Bill (22 December 1908 – 9 December 1994) was a Swiss architect, artist, painter, typeface designer, industrial designer and graphic designer.

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Menorah (Hanukkah)

The Hanukkah menorah or chanukiah (מנורת חנוכה menorat ḥanukkah, pl. menorot) (also חַנֻכִּיָּה ḥanukkiyah, or chanukkiyah, pl. ḥanukkiyot/chanukkiyot, or Yiddish: חנוכּה לאמפּ khanike lomp, lit.: Hanukkah lamp) is a nine-branched candelabrum lit during the eight-day holiday of Hanukkah, as opposed to the seven-branched menorah used in the ancient Temple or as a symbol.

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Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is an art museum located on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, within the university's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.

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Musée National d'Art Moderne

The Musée National d'Art Moderne (National Museum of Modern Art) is the national museum for modern art of France.

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Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

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Op art

Op art, also known as optical art, is a style of visual art that uses optical illusions.

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Pol Bury

Pol Bury (26 April 1922 – 28 September 2005) was a Belgian sculptor who began his artistic career as a painter in the Jeune Peintre Belge and COBRA groups.

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In Judaism, a rabbi is a teacher of Torah.

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Rishon LeZion

Rishon LeZion (רִאשׁוֹן לְצִיּוֹן, lit. First to Zion), is the fourth-largest city in Israel, located along the central Israeli coastal plain south of Tel Aviv.

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Salon des Réalités Nouvelles

The Salon des Réalités Nouvelles is an association of artists and an art exhibition in Paris, focusing on abstract art.

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Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions.

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Sheba Medical Center

The Chaim Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer (המרכז הרפואי ע"ש חיים שיבא – תל השומר), also Tel HaShomer Hospital, is a hospital in Israel, located in the Tel HaShomer area of Ramat Gan.

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

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Sotheby's is a multinational corporation, originally British but now headquartered in New York City.

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Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv (תל־אביב, تل أبيب) or Tel Aviv-Yafo (תל אביב-יפו) is the second most populous city in Israel after Jerusalem.

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Tel Baruch

Tel Baruch is a residential neighborhood of Tel Aviv, Israel.

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).

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Visual arts in Israel

Visual arts in Israel refers to plastic art created in the Land of Israel/Palestine region, from the later part of the 19th century until today, or art created by Israeli artists.

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Warren Forma

Warren Forma (November 27, 1923 - March 26, 2014) was an American filmmaker and author, best known for his "Artists at Work" documentary film series and book on European and American painters and sculptors in the 1960s and 1970s, his 1973 novel The Falling Man, which contrasts the violence of 1920s Ireland and 1940s Harlem, New York, and They Were Ragtime, Forma's 1976 illustrated history of American cultural icons and political and economic movers and shakers in the "Ragtime" era of 1892 to 1917.

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World Games 2009

The World Games of 2009 took place in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from July 16, 2009 to July 26, 2009.

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Yaacov Agam

Yaacov Agam (יעקב אגם) (b. 1928) is an Israeli sculptor and experimental artist best known for his contributions to optical and kinetic art.

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Zürich or Zurich (Zürich, Swiss German: Züri, Zurich, Zurigo, Turitg) is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaacov_Agam

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