Micha Bar Am

Micha Bar Am

  • Biography

    Born in Berlin on August 26,1930, as Michael Anguli; his father was the manager of a department store in Ulm; in 1936 the family emigrated to Palestine, he grew up in Haifa and on a kibbutz. He was an active member of the anti-British underground; his code name, Bar-Am, stayed. In the 1950s he co-founded a kibbutz, worked as a welder and locksmith before starting to make a living with photography. Received the Robert Capa Award in 1959 and 1960, and worked freelance from the mid-sixties onwards. In 1961 he married Orna, with whom he has three sons.
    He has been a correspondent for Magnum since 1968, remaining the agency’s only Israeli member. In 1974 he helped establish the ICP in NYC; from 1977 to 1993, curator for photography at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Bar-Am lives in Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv.

Showing 1–12 of 22 artworks

  • Micha Bar Am

    Demostration, Western Wall, Jerusalem, 1989
    22.5 x 34 cm Framed: 40 x 50 cm silver print $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    Border Markers, Israel-Egypt border, Sinai, 1982
    35 x 24 cm Framed: 50 x 40 cm silver print $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    Cave of Banias, 1979
    36 x 26 cm Framed: 50 x 40 cm silver print $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    Vacationers near the Sea of Galilee, 1978
    25.5 x 36 cm Framed: 40 x 50 cm silver print $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    Safari park, Yotvata, 1978
    24 x 34 cm Framed: 40 x 50 cm silver print $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    Prime Minister Menachem Begin, 1977
    36.5 x 36 cm silver print $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    Peace talks, Ismailiya, 1977
    25 x 36 cm silver print $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    Return of hostages from Entebbe, 1976
    34 x 34 cm Framed: 71 x 60 cm silver gelatin print Sold
  • Micha Bar Am

    Crossing the Suez Canal (Sharon and Dayan), 1973
    45 x 29 cm Framed: 62 x 46 cm archival pigment print $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    Prime Minister Golda Meir, 1970
    35 x 24 cm Framed: 50 x 40 cm $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    Women's Corps, training, 1970
    silver gelatin print $3,000.00
  • Micha Bar Am

    "Tempo" outpost, Bar Lev line, War of Attrition, Suez, 1969
    31 x 46 cm Framed: 50 x 60 cm $3,000.00