Early 1940s Trains at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem.
1949 Moves to Zürich, Switzerland to study under the guidance of Johannes Itten at the Kunstgewerbe Schule.
1951 Moves to Paris.
1953 First solo exhibition at the Galerie Graven.
1954 Exhibits three works at the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles.
1955 Establishes himself as a pioneer of kinetic art at the Le Mouvement exhibition at the Galerie Denise René with Jesús Rafael Soto, Carlos Cruz-Díez, and Alexander Calder.
1964 Writes his artistic credo, stating his intention “to show what can be seen within the limits of possibility which exists in the midst of coming into being.”
1972 Retrospective exhibition in Paris at the Musée National d’ Art Moderne.
1980 Retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum.
1996 Is awarded the Jan Amos Comenius Medal by UNESCO for visual education of young children.
1999 Designs the winners’ trophy for the Eurovision Song Contest of this year, held in Jerusalem.
2009 Creates a monument for the World Games in Kaohsiung, Taiwan: “Peaceful Communication with the World.”