Shmuel Ackerman is active/lives in Israel, France. Shmuel Ackerman is known for abstract, symbolist painting.
Biography Shmuel Ackerman
Shmuel Ackerman, Israeli, born 1951, Soviet Union, active in Israel and France.
Shmuel Ackerman was born in Ukraine to a religious family. In 1973, he immigrated to Israel and settled in Jerusalem. From his earliest work, he created abstract symbolist art influenced by folkloristic motifs and modern Western art.
In 1976, he founded the Leviathan group with Avraham Ofek and Mikhail Grobman, which sought to create a "national" style of art through the synthesis of symbolism, metaphysics and Judaism.
Ackerman was an active member of the group until 1981. In 1984, he moved to Paris, France.
1965-1970 Institute for Monumental Art, Ukraine.