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Jewish Biographies: Artists

Artist

Type of Work

 

Artist

Type of Work

Jankiel Adler

painter

Seymour Lipton

post-modernist sculptor

Yaacov Agam

kinetic artist

El (Eliezar) Lissitsky

avant-garde artist

Anni Albers

textile artist

Morris Louis

painter

Nathan Altman

cubist painter, stage designer

Maurycy Minkowski

painter

Ida Applebroog

painter

Amadeo Modigliani

painter

Eleanor Antin

post-modernist sculptor

Erich Moses

graphic artist and painter

Ken Aptekar

painter

Henry Mosler

19th Century Painter

Diane Arbus

photographer

Meyer Myers

18th Century Goldsmith

Boris Aronson

scenic designer

Eli Nadelman

sculptor

Richard Avedon

Fashion photographer

Gertrud and Otto Natzler

ceramicists

Leonard Baskin

post-modernist sculptor

Louise Nevelson

sculptor

David Bomberg 

painter

Barnett Newman

post-modernist painter

    Leonard Nimoy photographer

Jonathan Borofsky

post-modernist sculptor

Simcha Nornberg

painter

Robert Capa

photographer

Jules Olitski

painter

Sir Anthony Caro

sculptor

Moritz Oppenheim

painter and printmaker

Solomon Carvalho

19th Century Photographer

Chana Orloff

sculptor

Marc Chagall

post-modernist designer

Jules Pascin

modernist painter

Judy Chicago

post-modernist painter

Camille Pissarro

impressionist painter

Sonia Delaunay

designer

Sam Rabin

painter

Jim Dine

painter

Archie Rand

painter and designer

Alfred Eisenstaedt

journalist photographer

Abraham Rattner

post-modernist painter

Sir Jacob Epstein

sculptor

Man Ray

painter and photographer

Philip Evergood

post-modernist painter

Ad Reinhardt

painter

Moses Ezekiel

19th Century Sculptor

Larry Rivers

post-modernist painter

Jose Luis Farinas

photographer

Joe Rosenthal

photographer

Audrey Flack

post-modernist painter

Isaac Rosenberg

painter

Robert Frank

photographer

Susan Rothenberg

painter

Helen Frankenthaler

painter

Michael Rothenstein

painter and printmaker

Vera Frenkel printer, sculptor, videographer    

Lucien Freud

painter

William Rothenstein

painter

Abraham Games

graphic designer

Mark Rothko

post-modernist painter

Mark Gertler

painter

Reuven Rubin

painter

Alexsander Gierymski

painter

Issachar Ryback

modernist painter

Aaron Giladi

painter

Moshe Rynecki

painter

Leon Golub

post-modernist painter

Miriam Schapiro

painter

Adolph Gottlieb

painter

Boris Schatz

sculptor and painter

Leopold Gottlieb

painter

Bruno Schulz

painter

Maurycy Gottlieb

painter

Susan Schwalb

post modernist painter/metal

Archie Granot

papercut artist

George Segal

post-modernist sculptor

Chaim Gross

sculptor

Hyman Segal

painter

Philip Guston

painter

Ben Shahn

post-modernist painter and artist

Nahum Gutman

painter

Cindy Sherman

photographers

Eva Hesse

sculptor

Aaron Siskind

photographer

Samuel Hirszenberg

painter

Jenny Snider

postmodernist painter

Max Jacob

painter

Solomon Joseph Solomon

painter

Isaac & Lazarus Jacobs

glassmakers

Raphael and Moses Soyer

painters/printmakers

Frida Kahlo

painter

Chaim Soutine

painter

Menashe Kadishman

painter and sculptor

Art Spiegelman

post-modernist/comic book artist

Deborah Kass

painter

Nancy Spero

painter

Shmuel Katz

painter and illustrator

Alfred Stieglitz

photographer

Yevgeni Khaldei

photographer

Arthur Szyk

painter/illustrator

Moise Kisling

painter

Joseph Tchaikov

avant-garde artist

Jacob Kramer

painter

Maurycy Trebacz

painter

Lee Krasner

painter

Roman Vishniac

Holocaust photographer

Pinchus Kremegne

sculptor, painter, lithographer

Max Weber

modernist painter

Lazar Krestin

painter

Weegee (aka Arthur Fellig)

photographer and photojournalist

Barbara Kruger

post-modernist political artists

Elbert Weinberg

sculptor

Annie Leibovitz

photographers

Jerome Witkin

post-modernist painter

Jack Levine

post-modernist painter

Joel-Peter Witkin

photographer

Sol LeWitt

post-modernist sculptor

Osip Zadkine

sculptor

Roy Lichtenstein

painter

Yosef Zaritsky

painter

Harry Lieberman

painter

Malcah Zeldis

painter

Max Liebermann

impressionist painter

William Zorach

sculptor

Jacques Lipchitz

post-modernist sculptor

 

Sources: Jewish Art Education and other sources