Born in the Soviet Union, the painter took on everything and everybody from Dizzy Gillespie to New York street life to the Holocaust. When will he get his full due?
The question has plagued artists ever since the Holocaust. At least one contemporary artist manages to pass the test.
In his rendering of the banishment of Ishmael, the Torah reading for Rosh Hashanah, Rembrandt reminds us of the bond between Jews and humanity at large.
In his paintings of Jacob and his twelve sons, the 17th-century Spanish master humanizes his subjects, rendering them approachable and individual rather than remote and ethereal.
In Paris, an unoriginal exhibition of Chagall’s middle-period paintings has entranced both audiences and critics; in Liverpool, a show of his prodigious early work has. . .
Born in Czernowitz in 1913, the Romanian-Jewish artist Isiu Schärf painted landscapes from Siberia to Israel. A collector is planning to reintroduce his work to the public.