Yaacov Agam

artist_AgamYaakov Agam (Gipstein) was born on May 11, 1928 in Rishon LeZion, then Mandate Palestine. His father, Yehoshua Gibstein, was a rabbi and a kabbalist. He trained at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, before moving to Z├╝rich and then to Paris, where he still lives.