Celebrating an Artist Who Changed Israel's Visual Culture

Despite commercial success and recognition abroad of the humor, colorfulness and aesthetics of his oeuvre, Jean David was not a big star in Israel, where some did not see his graphic design as art. Revisiting the man and his work, on the 20th anniversary of his death.

comments Print
In 1955 a competition was held to design the poster for the first Purim parade, or Adloyada, to be held in Tel Aviv since the declaration of statehood. Two young graphic artists, Paul Kor and Samuel Grundman,...