Gaber, Irena Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Polish then Israeli
Gabriel, Elie Birth - Death : 1943- Nationality : French
Painter. Born in Egypt and living in Corsica, Elie Gabriel produced many Judaic paintings during his career.
Galant, Ida Birth - Death : 1908-1977 Nationality : Lithuanian
Ida Galant studied at the School of Art in Kaunas from 1931 to 1936 and embarked on a promising career as a painter and photographer. Detained in the Kaunas Ghetto in 1941 she managed to escape a year later and was hidden until 1944 by a Lithuanian couple. Ida Galant however did not resume her artistic career after the war and only six of her works survived, four being now on display at the Vilna Gaon Jewish Museum.
Galit, Zwi Birth - Death : Active from the 2nd half of the 20th Century Nationality : Israeli
Galush (Galosh), Edith Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Hungarian then Israeli
Galush studied art in Cluj, Rumania, during the early 1920s and then in Vienna until 1929. After a stay in Budapest she went to live in Brasov, Rumania, where she worked for some German and Hungarian newspapers. Detained in the concentration camp of Rosenau during the Second World War, she was also interned in Cyprus between 1946 and 1948 while on her way to Palestine. Galush worked as a painter in Israel and taught art in Haifa.
Gamburd, Moses Birth - Death : 1903-1954 Nationality : Rumanian
He painted several Jewish scenes during his career.
Ganbash, Moses Birth - Death : Active during the first half of the 19th Century Nationality : Turkish
Ganbash produced a shiviti map of Palestine around 1838.
Gang Ron Birth - Death : 1950- Nationality : Canadian then Israeli
Painter. Gang immigrated to Israel in 1972 and studied painting at the Kalisher School in Tel Aviv.
Ganor, Avi Birth - Death : Active from the last quarter of the 20th Century Nationality : Israeli
Gans, Jacob Koppel Birth - Death : Active during the 2nd half of the 18th Century Nationality : German
Gans produced embroidered curtains for Torah arks in Bavaria, one being now exhibited at the Jewish Museum in New York.
Gaon, Izzika Birth - Death : 1938- Nationality : Yugoslav then Israeli
Painter and designer. Gaon moved from Sarajevo to Israel in 1948 and later graduated from the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. He took part in many group exhibitions in Italy, Germany, France, Canada, the U.S and Israel. Between 1973 and 1983, he directed the Design Department at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
Garbuz, Yair Birth - Death : 1945- Nationality : Israeli
Born in Tel Aviv he studied painting under Raffi Lavie. He subsequently abandoned abstraction for subject matter. In his work the artist expression is deliberately simple and not decorative with the used of the written text as a conceptual element of artwork. Garbuz took part in the activities of 10+, a group of artists who joined forces in the 1960s and 1970s, united by their Tel Aviv background. They worked together on exhibitions and shared an ambivalent approach to the sacred myths of their parents as well as to questions pertaining to Israeli art, deliberating whether it should be national or international in outlook.
Garfinkiel, David Birth - Death : 1902-1970 Nationality : Polish then French
Garfinkiel's father was a sculptor on wood. He studied art in Warsaw and in Cracow before settling in France in 1932. He took French nationality and frequented the Grande ChaumiŠre and Julian academies. He first worked as a Cubist artist but soon turned towards figurative painting. Garfinkiel also worked for the Harcourt photographic studio to earn a living and enlisted in the French Army at the outbreak of the Second World War. After France's defeat he went to Lyons while the Vichy police arrested many members of his family. David Garfinkiel opened a photographic studio in Paris after the war and continued to paint. He became vice-president of the Association of French Jewish Painters and Sculptors in 1970. This artist painted some scenes showing rabbis.
Garsson, Chandra Birth - Death : Active from the last third of the 20th Century Nationality : American
Painter and graphic artist. This artist has shown much concern about the Holocaust in her works.
Garti, Zvi Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : Israeli
Gat, Eliahu Birth - Death : 1919-1987 Nationality : Russian then Israeli
Painter. Elihau Gat settled in Palestine in 1937 and worked with Avni, Streichman and Stematsky. He also studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and later won several awards in Israel, including the Dizengoff Prize. Gat, who lived in Safed from 1960, was a founder of the “Group of Ten”.