The Yaacov Agam Museum of Art has recently opened in Rishon LeZion, the hometown of internationally acclaimed Israeli artist Yaacov Agam.
Located in Israel’s fourth largest city, just 10 minutes south of Tel Aviv, the museum is a joint initiative of the Rishon LeZion municipality and the father of the Kinetic Art movement. The museum will showcase six decades of Agam’s groundbreaking artistic research, presenting temporary exhibitions and permanent displays of some of his most important artworks, coming from prestigious collections and museums worldwide.
Yaacov Agam’s art, which engages and fascinates all ages and audiences, from curious tots to sophisticated art enthusiasts, spans a breathtaking range of artistic expressions, – transformable sculptures and paintings, polymorphic relief paintings, interactive digital art, objects and installations amongst others. At age 90, Agam continues to renew himself with untiring energy and aims to establish the museum as the worldwide center of his artistic philosophy and award winning Visual Education Method, as well as one of only a few museums dedicated to Kinetic Art.