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Around Jewish Art
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Na'aman, Michal Birth - Death : 1951- Nationality : Israeli
Painter. Na'aman studied art in Tel Aviv and in New York. She also taught at the Art Teachers' Training College in Ramat Hasharon and represented Israel at the Venice Biennale with Tamar Getter.
Naccache, Edgard Birth - Death : 1917- Nationality : Tunisian
Naccache started painting in 1931 and took part in several exhibitions from 1938. Co-founder of the School of Tunis he settled in France in 1962. Working as a figurative painter until the early 1950s, he evolved towards abstraction but veered back to figuration after the emergence of Pop Art. He offered a work for an auction sale held on November 28th 2002 in Paris in favor of the Appel Unifie Juif de France organization.
Nachsholi, Barak Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : German then Israeli
Nachshol iimmigrated to Palestine in 1940 and lived in the kibbutz of Ein Hamifratz until 1953. Nachsholi studied painting and sculpture at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem and took part in many exhibitions in Israel showing abstract works.
Nachshon, Baruch Birth - Death : 1939- Nationality : Israeli
Nachshon has been working as a Hassidic artist in Hebron. This rabbi started to work as a shepherd and discovered nature as a result before studying painting in New York in 1963.
Nachson-Goldenberg, Yifat Birth - Death : Active from the last quarter of the 20th Century Nationality : Israeli
Illustrator in Israel.
Nacht, Samborski Artur Stefan Birth - Death : 1898-1974 Nationality : Polish
Nacht, called Samborski, frequented the Academy in Cracow between 1918 and 1921. He then studied in Berlin until 1923 and worked in Paris from 1924 to 1939. He belonged to the Comite de Paris\" group with which he exhibited in the French capital, Geneva and Poland. Nacht had a one-man show in Paris in 1930 as well as in Argentina in 1960. He taught at the Superior School of Plastic Arts in Sopot in 1946 and later at the Academy in Warsaw. Influenced by the post-Cubist movement active in Paris during the 1930s, he showed his works at the Venice Biennial in 1958. "
Nadel, Iris Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : Israeli
Nadel, Norbert Birth - Death : Active during the first half of the 20th Century Nationality : Polish
Painter. Nobert Nadel belonged to the “Zwornik” group in Cracow between 1929 and 1939.
Nadel, Zygmunt Birth - Death : 1854-1926 Nationality : Polish
Zygmunt Nadel painted Judaic portraits and scenes in Poland after studying in Munich.
Nadelman, Elie Birth - Death : 1882-1946 Nationality : Polish then American
Nadelman studied art in Cracow and Warsaw before staying in Munich during six months. He then came to Paris in 1903 and befriended Picasso, Brancusi, Modigliani, Apollinaire and Gertrude Stein. After settling in the U.S during the First World War, he married Viola Flannery in 1920 and thanks to her wealth he nurtured a passion for collecting. First influenced by Rodin and then by ancient Greek sculpture, Nadelman went on to simplify and reorganise forms rendered in an abstract manner from 1909. He notably exhibited his works in Paris, London and New York. Picasso and Matisse hailed Nadelman as one of the major modern artists.
Nadelmanowna, Leonia Birth - Death : 1909-After 1983 Nationality : Polish
Nadelmanowna depicted a Jewish wedding in one of her engravings.
Nagele, Rheinhold Birth - Death : 1884-1972 Nationality : German
Nagele first studied to become a decorative painter between 1899 and 1904 and frequented the School of Decorative Arts in Stuttgart until 1905. He then produced religious works and exhibited at the Bruno Cassirer Gallery in 1907 in Berlin. Following a stay in Munich, he visited Paris in 1914 and decorated a church in Breslau before serving in the German Army. Back in Stuttgart in 1919, Nagele became a cofounder of the Secession group there in 1923. Dismissed from the Reichskammer der bildenden Kunste\" in 1937 as a result of Nazi racial laws, he however managed to seek refuge in England in 1939 and visited the U.S the following year. Nagele settled in The Netherlands in 1952 and returned to Germany in 1963. "
Nagy, Peter Birth - Death : 1959- Nationality : American
Nagy produced paintings and drawings and exhibited his works in the U.S and abroad, notably in 1987 at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
Nagy, Samuel Birth - Death : 1783-1845 Nationality : Hungarian
Nahmani Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : French?
Nahon Estelle Birth - Death : 1914- Nationality : French
Born in Algeria, Estelle Nahon studied art in Oran and worked as a painter in France.
Nahon, Brigitte Birth - Death : 1960- Nationality : French
Nahon studied sculpture in Aix-en-Provence, southern France. She exhibited her works in Tel Aviv in 1988. Her sculptures, made with various materials, are purposely fragile.
Nahon, Daniel Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : French
Nahon, Myriam Birth - Death : Active from the last decade of the 20th Century Nationality : French
Nahon studied art in Paris and took part in several group exhibitions from the early 1990s. She also exhibited gesticulatory works at the Algerian Cultural Centre in 1994 in Paris.