Igael Tumarkin is active/lives in Israel. Igael Tumarkin is known for abstract, non-objective, sculpture.
Biography Igael Tumarkin
A sculptor and painter, he is also a theoretician and
stage designer, born 1933 in Dresden, Germany. Immigrated to Israeli in
1935. In the 1950s Igael Tumarkin traveled in East Berlin, Amsterdam, and
He was deeply influenced by the metal sculpture of Julio
Gonzalez. Upon his return to Israel in 1961, he became a driving force
behind the break from the charismatic monopoly of lyric abstraction
there. In 1967, he participated in the Biennale of Sao Paulo and in 1968 in
the Biennale in Tokio. Tumarkin created assemblages of found objects,
generally with violent Expressionist undertones and decidedly unlyrical
color. His determination to "be different" i
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