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Yitzhak Yamin


Yitzhak Yamin (born 1938 – 21 March 2020) was an Iraqi-born Israeli painter and sculptor. Yitzhak Yamin was born in Iraq. In 1951, he immigrated to Israel and lived with his parents and eleven brothers and sisters in a ma’abara transit camp near Jerusalem. At the age of sixteen, Yamin left home and dedicated himself to art. In 1961 he graduated from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem.

In the sixties Yamin won the Sharett Foundation scholarship for young artists, and studied under the Viennese artist Ernst Fuchs.