Yitzhak Frenkel- Frenel (1899-1981)
He was born in 1899 in Odessa, Ukraine. He was a great-grandson of the famed Rabbi Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev. In 1917, he studied under Aleksandra Ekster at the Art Academy in Odessa.
Frenkel immigrated to Palestine in 1919. In 1920, he established the artists' cooperative in Jaffa and an artists' studio in Herzliya. Later that year Frenkel traveled to Paris where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and at the Academie de la Grande at the studios of the sculptor Antoine Bourdelle and painter Henri Matisse. On his return in 1925, Frankel opened a studio in Tel
Aviv. He strove to bring the spirit of Parisian art to Palestine and
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