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Around Jewish Art
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Kahlo, Frida Birth - Death : 1910-1954 Nationality : Mexican
Kahlo's father was partly of Jewish extraction. She was a medical student when she met Diego Rivera who married her in 1929. Stricken by poliomyelitis in 1913 and seriously wounded in a road accident in 1925, she took to painting while convalescing and became a major artist in Mexico.
Kahn, Annelies Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : American
Kahn studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. She specialized as a sculptor.
Kahn, Leo Birth - Death : 1893-1983 Nationality : German then Israeli
Kahn spent some time in Paris working with Andre Derain. He settled in Palestine in 1936 and lived in the artists' colony in Safed. He notably painted still lifes and landscapes.
Kahn, Max Birth - Death : 1857-? Nationality : German
Kahn studied painting in Paris with Tony-Robert Fleury at the Academie Julian. He then painted views in Brittany.
Kahn, Nicole Birth - Death : 1915- Nationality : French
Nicole Kahn worked as a painter after studying under Andre Lhote in Paris.
Kahn, Robin Birth - Death : 1961- Nationality : American
Robin Kahn started to exhibit paintings and embroideries from 1987 in various galleries in New York.
Kahn, Tobi Birth - Death : 1952- Nationality : American
Kahn has been producing painted wood shrines.
Kahn, Wolf Birth - Death : 1927- Nationality : German then American
Kahn left Germany for Britain in 1939 and settled in the U.S a year later. Kahn studied with Hans Hofmann at the University of Chicago in 1950 and then took part in several exhibitions in the U.S and abroad, showing still lives and landscapes.
Kahna (Gueler), Dina Birth - Death : 1948- Nationality : Israeli
Sculptor. Kahna studied at the Bezalel Academy between 1969 and 1973.
Kaimi, Guillio Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Greek
Painter and stage decorator. Kaimi sought to discover the Byzantine continuation in Greek folk art.
Kainen, Jacob Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : American
Kainer, Ziva Birth - Death : 20th-21st Century Nationality : Israeli
Kaiser, Betsy Birth - Death : 20th Century? Nationality : Dutch
Betsy Kaiser painted the portraits of some Jewish people in Holland during her career.
Kaiser, Raffi Birth - Death : 1931- Nationality : Israeli
Painter. Raffi Kaiser studied at the Tel Aviv Academy between 1945 and 1948 before going to Paris, where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1954. He then frequented the Academy in Florence until 1957. He returned to Paris in 1962 and received a private scholarship by the David G. Steven Society. In 1967, he was chosen by the Museum of Modern Art in Paris amongst the 15 best young foreign painters living in France. He had one-man shows in Paris in 1962, in Brussels in 1968 and in Tel Aviv in 1968 and 1972. Raffi Kaiser also took part in numerous group exhibitions in Paris, Bradford, London, in the U.S and in Strasbourg.
Kaish, Luise Birth - Death : 1926- Nationality : American
Sculptor. Kaish's work evolved from romantic expression to abstraction. She expressed the demarcation between sacred and profane in numerous synagogue commissions.
Kalhoun, Nelly Birth - Death : Active from the last two decades of the 20th Century Nationality : Tunisian
Kahloun married at 14 and got divorced at 21. After working in an advertising agency and in the clothing sector, she decided to devote her time to painting and exhibited her works in Paris and in Singapore in October 2000.
Kali, Mary Birth - Death : 1929- Nationality : American then Israeli
Kali studied painting with Jonatan Bohadana and Yehoshua Haas. She has taken part in many exhibitions in Israel, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, the U.S and Australia.
Kalish, Max Birth - Death : 1891-1945 Nationality : Polish then American
Kalish studied art in Cleveland, at the National Academy in New York and then at the Academie Colarossi and the School of Beaux-Arts in Paris and returned to the U.S in 1913. Kalish produced marble works and sculptures representing workers.
Kaliski, Sarah Birth - Death : Active from the last quarter of the 20th Century Nationality : French?
Kaliski exhibited her paintings at the 1998 Paris Salon of Jewish Contemporary Artists.
Kallos, Ede Birth - Death : 1866-1950 Nationality : Hungarian
Sculptor. Kallos studied at the School of Decorative Arts in Budapest and with Henri Chapu in Paris, where he exhibited his works at the 1900 Universal Exhibition.