by Edward van Voolen
Readers will find much to learn and explore in this beautiful collection of images from prominent Jewish artists of the past two centuries. Presented in chronological order, each entry features magnificent reproductions of major and lesser-known works, as well as brief biographies of the artists, compelling stories about his or her work and relevant historical details. The artists are from Europe, North America and Israel. Among those included are such 19th century icons as: David Oppenheim, Solomon Hart and Maricy Gottlieb; renowned modernists: Pissarro, Modigliani and Chagall; and photographers from Man Ray to Nan Goldin.