Lifshitz (1936-2011) was born in Kibbutz Givat HaShlosha. His parents were one of the Kibbutz founders .

He was one of Israel‘s well known artists during the years 1960s and ‘70s. Lifshitz was a sculptor, painter and print artist.He never received formal art training,he briefly studied with the artist Haim Kave. He wan many awards such as Eugen Kolb Prize for Israeli Graphic Art (1965) and the Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture (1985). He exhibited in many international and local exhibitions. His earlier paintings were marked by a lyrical abstraction style, with the time he changed to figurative art.