Nahum Gilboa

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Born in Sophia , Bulgaria, Gilboa was the son of one of the first Jewish journalists in Bulgaria from whom he undoubtedly inherited the gift of absorbing and reflecting every detail of the human experience. In 1937, he and his wife boarded an ancient broken down fishing vessel and entered…

Lucien Krief Art Gallery

On October 30, 2012, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

Lucien Krief is an artist in his own right, who has chosen to devote himself to his galleries. The Lucien Krief gallery on King David Street was established 10 years ago by Mr. Krief and specializes in fine oil paintings by both contemporary and classical Jewish and Israeli artists. Every…

Julie Cottler

On October 23, 2012, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

  Julie was born in 1971 in Moscow. She immigrated to the United States in 1974 and settled in the Midwest. At the age of 14 she enrolled full time in the studio of M. Twarsky. Subsequently she studied under B. Bragow and T. S. Daly. In 1990 she immigrated…

Issachar ber Ryback

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Born in 1897 in Yelizavetgrad (Ukraine), Ryback studied at the Kiev Academy in Moscow from 1911 – 1916. He initially experimented with Cubism and then began painting Jewish subject matter in the 1920s when critics and collectors began to appreciate his analytic Cubism and recognize his importance in the Russian…

Reuven Rubin

On April 8, 2012, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

(b Galatz [now Galati], Romania, 13 Nov 1893; d Caesarea, Israel, 1974). Israeli painter and scene designer of Romanian birth. He went to Jerusalem in 1912 where he studied at the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, painting such naive works as the Houses of Tel Aviv (1912; Jerusalem, Israel…

Henry Andrew Harper

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  1835-1900 British. Harper traveled extensively in the Middle East in the late 19th century painting the sites of the Holy Land including Jerusalem, Tiberias, etc.

Ina Belous

On August 7, 2011, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

Ina Belous Ina Belous was born in 1960 in the Ukraine. In 1983, she completed her studies at the Dnepropetrovsk Institute of Art . In 1990 she immigrated to Israel. Her works have been exhibited extensively in France, Germany, Panama, the United States, Canada, England, Israel, and Italy. Ina has…

Boris Shapiro

On July 6, 2011, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

Boris Shapiro was born in 1968 in Luvov, Ukraine. He completed his studies in 1985 at the Luvov Fine Art School where he specialized in antique restoration. Upon his release from the army in 1987 he began working in his field, which greatly influenced the progress of his career. Following…

Braha Binyamini

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Bracha Binyamini (1901 – 1993). Bracha Binyamini was born in Brody, Poland. Her family then moved to Vienna. She arrived in Israel in 1921. She is known for her quality paintings. The art critic, Uri Kisre, said: “I am prepared to send flowers for her paintings of flowers.” Her works…

Lucien Krief

On September 9, 2010, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With Comments Off

Krief was born in Nice, France in 1961. His studies began at a very young age in Nice. His first major exhibition of paintings was at the Sofitel Gallery, Nice at the age of 18. In 1981 he was awarded first prize by Amnesty International Cannes, France. In the early…