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Around Jewish Art
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Zanger, Stephan Birth - Death : Active from the last quarter of the 20th Century Nationality : American
Zanger painted many portraits of rabbis during his career.
Zangwel, Jonasz Birth - Death : Active during the first third of the 18th Century Nationality : Polish
Jonasz Zangwel decorated synagogues in Poland.
Zangwel, Meir Birth - Death : Active during the first third of the 18th Century Nationality : Polish
Meir Zangwel decorated synagogues in Poland.
Zangwel, Samuel of Kepno Birth - Death : ?- 1818 ? Nationality : Polish
Samuel Zangwel produced decors in the synagogue of Konin.
Zanoni, Andrea Birth - Death : 1669-1719? Nationality : Italian
Zanoni painted some biblical scenes during his career.
Zarembo, Lea Birth - Death : 1956- Nationality : Russian then Israeli
Zarembo studied art in Georgia and published children books for the Moscow Youth Artist Society in 1979 of which she became a member before settling in Israel in 1990. She first exhibited her works in Moscow from 1981 until 1989 and in Israel afterwards. She was awarded the Ish-Shalom Prize in 1990.
Zaretsky, Dan Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : Israeli
Zaretzki, Dan Birth - Death : 1938- Nationality : Israeli
Sculptor. Zaretki studied sculpture with Rudi Lehmann and furthered his studies in Italy before working in the Artists' Village in Ein Hod.
Zarfati, A. Birth - Death : Active from the last third of the 20th Century Nationality : Israeli
Zarfin, Faibich-Schraga Zarfin Sam called Zarfin Birth - Death : 1900-1975 Nationality : Byelorussian then French
Zarfin was raised in Smilovitchi, near Minsk, and studied painting in 1913 at the Academy in Wilno. He however left the following year for Palestine, where he worked in a kibbutz and studied at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. He then fought with the British Army in 1918 and took part in an exhibition held in Jerusalem in 1920. Zarfin went in 1923 to Berlin and exhibited with Secessionist artists before settling in 1924 in Paris, where he worked as a painter on textiles and acquired French nationality in 1929. During the war the Nazis ransacked his studio, while he sought refuge in Lyons and then in Grenoble with his family. In touch with the French Resistance movement, Zarfin then had to move to a hiding place in the mountains before settling in Grenoble after the liberation of France.
Zaritsky, Joseph Birth - Death : 1891-1985 Nationality : Ukrainian then Israeli
Born in the Ukraine, Zaritsky immigrated to Palestine in 1923 after studying art in Kiev and serving in the Russian army. Influenced by Pougny Puni
Zarka, Josiane Birth - Death : Active from the last two decades of the 20th Century Nationality : French
Painter. She notably offered a painting titled “Tubichvat” for an auction sale held in Paris on November 28th 2002 in favour of the Appel Unifie Juif de France organisation.
Zarnecki, Stanislaw (Goldfinger) Birth - Death : 1877-? Nationality : Polish
Zarnecki worked as a painter of portraits and landscapes.
Zarnower, Teresa Birth - Death : 1895-1950 Nationality : Polish
Zarnower produced illustrations and sculptures and worked for various avant-garde magazines in Poland, before settling in the U.S in 1937. She exhibited Constructivist works at the Der Sturm gallery in 1923 in Berlin.
Zarnower, Teresa Birth - Death : 1895-1960 Nationality : Polish
Zarnower settled in the U.S in 1937. She notably exhibited Constructivist sculpture works at the Der Sturm Gallery in 1923 in Berlin.
Zavadskiene, Elena Birth - Death : 1943- Nationality : Ukrainian
After graduating from the Art and Theatre Institute in Odessa she produced paintings under the influence of French Impressionism while working as a makeup artist for the Soviet film industry. It was during a stay in Lithuania that she decided to devote herself completely to painting. She had 15 solo exhibitions in Lithuania and one in Holland, besides taking part in several group shows abroad.
Zavadsky, Lidia Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Polish then Israeli
Zavadsky settled in Israel in 1961 and studied at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem before teaching there in 1965. She then became head of the Ceramics Department of this school in 1987. Zavadsky took part in several exhibitions showing ceramic works in Israel and abroad.
Zbrozyna, Barbara Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Polish
Zbrozyna painted some works depicting Jewish scenes in Poland.
Zdanevich, Kyril Birth - Death : 1892-1970 Nationality : Russian
Zdanevich studied in Tiflis under Sklifasovsky at the School of Painting and Sculpture and at the Academy of Arts in 1911. He then pursued his studies in Paris between 1912 and 1914. Back in Russia, he worked in Tatlin's studio known as “The Tower” and in 1919 headed the “41°” Futurist group, which he had co-founded with his brother Ilya. Zdanevich produced Cubist works with deep colours and also designed decors for theatrical plays.
Ze'ev Birth - Death : 20th -21st Century Nationality : American