Biography Marcel Janco, Painter. b. 1895, Bucharest, Romania. Immigrated 1941. Studies: 1915 Switzerland, architecture. Teaching: 1953 Kibbutz Seminary, Oranim. Prizes: 1945-46, 1951 Dizengoff Prize; 1958 Histadrut Prize; 1967 Israel Prize for Art. 1982 Worthy of the City of Tel Aviv. 1915 Went to Switzerland and joined Hugo Bell, Jean Arp. 1916 -19 An originator of the Dada movement and participated in all its activities. Painted the famous masks in the style of African masks which were exhibited in the 'Cabaret Voltaire'. Painted abstract reliefs, combining expressionism and cubism. 1921 After a short time in Paris, returned to Bucharest, worked in architecture and was active in the artist's groups. 1948 Was a founder of New Horizons Group. 1952 Participated in the Venice Biennale; 1954 Sao Paulo. 1953 A founder of the Artist's Village, Ein Hod. Died 1984.
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