Amos Yaskil is active/lives in Israel. Amos Yaskil is known for naive sophisticated fauve landscape and townscape painting.
Amos Yaskil was born in Haifa, Israel in 1935 to a German mother and Polish father. At the age of 10, he began painting in what was described as a "wholly adult style," recognized by some critics as sensational. The author Arnold Zweig, having noticed his talent, interviewed Amos at length for a British newspaper. Superlatives such as "the Mozart-like, wonder-child-of-painting" and "young genius" were used repeatedly to describe the then 13 year-old Yaskil.
Amos Yaskil is an autodidact, meaning self taught. The development of his paintings and prints, and his activities in other artistic creations correspond to the different phases of his life. In his art he combines the impressions of the landscapes in which he li ... Displaying 750 of 1276 characters.