Fine Art, Silverware, Judaica, Chinese and Decorative Art, Part I - Tuesday, Jan 12th
Signed (lower left) and signed again (on the reverse)
Acrylic and plaster on canvas
65 x 60 cm
Menashe Kadishman, Sculptor and Painter. Born in 1932 in Tel Aviv. Studies: 1947-50 Sculpture with Moshe Sternschuss; 1954 with Rudi Lehman; 1959-60 St. Martin's School of Art, London and Slade School, London. Prizes: 1960 America-Israel Cultural Foundation; 1961 grant from Sainsbury Fund, London; 1967 First Prize for Sculpture, Paris Biennale; 1978 Sandberg Prize for Israeli Artist, Israel Museum, Jerusalem; 1981 Eugene Kolb Prize for Israeli Graphic Arts, Tel Aviv Museum; Jury Prize, Norwegian Print Biennale, Fredrikstad; 1984 Mendel Pundik Prize for Israeli Art, Tel Aviv Museum; 1990 Dizengoff Prize for Sculpture; 1995 Israel Prize. Environmental sculptures in Israel, Germany, Japan, U.S.A. Exhibited 1967 at 5th Paris Biennale; 1972 and 1978 Venice Biennale; 1979 Print Biennale, Tokyo, Japan; 1985 18th Sao Paulo Biennale; December 2005 – February 2006, Retrospective, Tel Aviv Museum of Art.