Ended 1967 MID CENTURY BRUTALIST SCULPTURE BY AHARON BEZALEL, SIGNED
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LARGE MID CENTURY BRUTALIST SCULPTURE IN METAL & STONE BY AHARON BEZALEL. SIGNED & DATED '67 ON THE STONE BASE. MATERIALS APPEAR TO BE BRONZE & MARBLE.
MEASURES APPROXIMATELY 6W X 6D X 51H.
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ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Aharon Bezalel was born in 1926 in the city of Harat, Afghanistan.
His father, Reuven Bezalel, was a rabbi and kabbalist.
In 1938 the family arrived in Jerusalem, settling in the Beit Israel neighborhood.
In 1942 Aharon studied gold and silver crafting as well as applied arts and worked in these fields.
He also studied miniature carving with the artists Martin and Helga Rost applying himself at their workshop.
At the same time he took a special course intended for artists’ assistants at the Bezalel Academy for Arts and Design.
In 1950 he founded the arts department at the Seligsberg Vocational School in Jerusalem where he taught for twenty years.
In 1952 – 1953, he studied sculpture with Zeev Ben Tzvi at the Bezalel Academy for Arts and Design.
Among his teachers, one could also count Mordechai Ardon and Isidor Aschheim.
The year 1962 saw him presenting his first exhibition, followed by numerous other exhibits both in Israel and abroad.
During 1971 he spent time with his family in the Cité des Arts in Paris, where he presented a one-man exhibition.
In the course of 1974–1975, Aharon Bezalel served as chairman of the Artists' Association in Jerusalem.
He spent time in the years 1975–1976 in New York accompanied by his family. During this time he presented two exhibits.
In 1982, the book "Aharon Bezalel" was published which documented his work up to that year.
in 2006, the book "Aharon Bezalel, Sculptures" was released.
His book "To Leave a Blessing - Memories of a Jewish Boy from Harat, Afghanistan" was published in 2009 by Yad Ben Tzvi.
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