Marcel Janco, painter, born 1895, Bucharest, Romania.
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 “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 artists groups.
1948 A founder of New Horizons Group.
1953 A founder of the artists villege Ein Hod.
1915 Studied Architecture, l’Ecole Polytechnique, Zurich, Switzerland
1953 Seminar Ha’Kibbutzim, Oranim
Awards and Prizes
1945, 1946 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
1950, 1951 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
1958 The Histadrut Prize
1967 Israel Prize for Painting
1982 worthy of the City of Tel-Aviv, Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Tel Aviv