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Around Jewish Art
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Haiat, Ren‚ Birth - Death : Active from the last third of the 20th Century Nationality : Tunisian
Haiat has been producing gouaches and watercolors on Tunisian life.
Haim, Jacob Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : Israeli
Hajkova, Kamila Sara Birth - Death : Active during the second half of the 20th Century Nationality : Czech
Hakohen, Iccak Birth - Death : Active during the first half of the 18th Century Nationality : Polish
Hakohen completed the decorations of the synagogue of Gwozdzec, in Poland, which had been carried out from 1652 by Izaak Ber and his son.
Halas, Janos John Birth - Death : 1912-1994 Nationality : Hungarian
Halas worked as a graphic artist and settled in London.
Halavani, Victor Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : Israeli
Halbreiter, Ulrich Birth - Death : 1812-1877 Nationality : German
Halbreiter traveled to Palestine in 1845.
Halevi, Aharon Birth - Death : First half 20th Century Nationality : Israeli
Halevy, Leonie née Hannah Birth - Death : ?-1884 Nationality : French
Leonie Halevy studied in Paris, under Fremiet and exhibited her works at the Paris Salon from 1877. She notably produced a marble bust of Halevy, a famous musician.
Halfon-Rechtman, Judith Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : Israeli
Halicka, Alicja Birth - Death : 1895-1975 Nationality : Polish
Halicka studied painting under J. Pankiewicz in Cracow. She then went to Munich and settled in 1912 in Paris, where she attended the Academie Ranson and met Louis Marcoussis whom she married the following year. She worked as a Cubist painter until 1921, the year she came back to Poland, and turned to figurative painting producing post-Impressionist oils. She notably depicted the Jewish area in Cracow and illustrated Zangwill's book “Children of the Ghetto”. Halicka notably exhibited her works at the Georges Petit gallery in 1931 and visited New York three times between 1935 and 1937. She sought refuge in central France during World War Two, while her husband died near Vichy in 1941. Back in Paris in 1945, she resumed work and exhibited her paintings in several countries.
Halimi, Nadia Birth - Death : 1975- Nationality : French
Nadia Halimi, whose father is Jewish, has been working as a painter in Paris.
Halimi, Simon Richard Birth - Death : 1943- Nationality : French
Born in Tunisia, Halimi settled in Paris in 1962 before becoming a self-taught artist. He has been producing works notably based on memory and somewhere linked with Judaism.
Hallasz, Gyula Birth - Death : 1899-1984 Nationality : Hungarian
Photographer. Hallasz became Picasso's photographer.
Halle, Samuel Baruch or Ludwig Birth - Death : 1824-1889 Nationality : German then French
Halle studied art in Frankfurt between 1839 and 1842 before completing his studies under Wappers in Antwerp. Specializing in genre painting, he went to England and exhibited his works in London until the early 1870's. Halle then settled in Paris and became a French citizen.
Halmi, Artur Lajos Birth - Death : 1886-? Nationality : Hungarian
Halmi worked as a genre painter and exhibited his works in Munich. He was awarded the Munkacscy Prize in 1891 and a bronze medal at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1900.
Halpern, Elchanan Birth - Death : Active from the 2nd half of the 20th Century Nationality : Israeli
Halpern, Emilie Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : American
Halpern, Renée Birth - Death : 1914- Nationality : Polish
Born in Warsaw, Renée Halpern went to Paris at 18. There she befriended Soutine and Albert Marquet in Montparnasse. She exhibited her paintings in Paris, New York and Israel in 1968. Renée Halpern worked as an abstract painter for a short while and later produced figurative works.
Halpern, Stacha Birth - Death : 1919-1969 Nationality : Polish then Australian
Stacha Halpern studied painting in Lwow and in Melbourne before living in Paris between 1961 and 1966. He exhibited his works in the French capital as well as in Amsterdam, Basel, Lausanne, Milan and Rome. Stacha Halpern worked as an abstract painter until 1963 and then produced figurative works.