This is an original piece of art titled Festival Evening – Multi Blue Grill by Yaacov Agam (Israel, May 11 1928). The art is a multigraph with serigraph in color with sliding moveable panels.
The art measures approximately 10 1/4" x 14 1/2"with the modern white frame measuring 18 1/3” x 22 ½”. It has been hand signed in black ink pen by artist in the lower right. This piece is in an edition of 180, with 18 artist’s proofs and 18 hors commerce proofs, this one is #39/180. Both art and frame are in very good condition.
The art work includes an official copy of the original Park West Gallery appraisal for authenticity purposes.
Biography: Yaacov Agam. is an Israeli sculptor and experimental artist best known for his contributions to optical and kinetic art. Yaacov Agam was born Yaakov Gibstein in Rishon LeZion, then Mandate Palestine. His father, Yehoshua Gibstein, was a rabbi and a kabbalist. Agam trained at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, before moving to Zürich, Switzerland in 1949, where he studied under Johannes Itten (1888–1967) at the Kunstgewerbe Schule, and was also influenced by the painter and sculptor Max Bill (1908–1994). In 1951 Agam went to Paris, France, where he still lives. Ref: Wikipedia