Composition Surrealiste by Aharon Kahana

Composition Surrealiste by Aharon Kahana

Composition Surrealiste

Aharon Kahana

Title

Composition Surrealiste

 
Artist

Aharon Kahana

  1905 - 1967
Year
1955  
Technique
aquatint and etching printed in colors 
Image Size
14 x 19 3/8" platemark 
Signature
pencil signed in English and Hebrew in lower right 
Edition Size
5 of 75  
Annotations
editioned in pencil; dated in the matrix 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white Rives BFK wove 
State
 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
17804 
Price
$400.00 
Description
Aharon Kahana was born in 1905 in Stuttgart, Germany. He immigrated to Israel in 1934. During the years 1922-25 he studied ceramics at the Academy of Art in Stuttgart and later in Berlin. He was one of the founders of the important Israeli art movement, New Horizons. He participated many exhibitions among them the Venice Biennale in 1948, 1954 and 1958 and the Sao Paolo Biennale in 1959. He won several honorary prizes - Dizengoff Prize in 1938 and 1953, Prize commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of the State of Israel in 1958, and more. His residence in Ramat-Gan became a museum later on. He died in 1967.