Poster of Agamograph by Yaacov Agam

caption:
An agamograph is a seres of images that change at different angles. This style is named for Yaacov Agam. It is an art-style that involves movement and viewer participation; the viewer would see one image when the work was viewed from one angle and an entirely different image when the work was viewed from another angle. 

This is a cardboard poster of one of Yaacov Agam's agamograph; it does not appear as different images from different angles. 

Identifer: CJF.2014.001.150

Medium
Cardboard

Topics
Miscellaneous Jewish Art; Important Jewish Artists Referenced in the Cincinnati Judaica Fund Collection

Description

Yaacov Agam (11 May 1928 - Present) is an Israeli artist and sculptor known for his contributions to optical and kinetic art. Agam trained at the Bezalel Academy of Art & Design in Jerusalem. His work is usually abstract, kinetic art with movement.

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