Browsing Visual Arts by Subject "Biography"

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  • Caplan, Greg (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    A biography of the famous and influential photographer, Annie Leibovitz, published in Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia by the Jewish Women's Archive. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • The Art Story Contributors, edited and revised, with Synopsis and Key Ideas added by Diana Linden (The Art Story, 2018)
    Contains a biographical essay on the life of Ben Shahn, a prominent Jewish American artist. At the bottom of the page there is a set of links to a page from which you can access digital images of some of his his work. ...
  • Pomper, Emily Meyer (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    Eve Arnold's " stirring portraits make a remarkable artistic contribution to twentieth-century photography. " Click on the link above to learn more about her.
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    The Richard Avedon Foundation (The Richard Avedon Foundation, 2019)
    A short biography of Richard Avedon on the Web site of The Richard Avedon Foundation. Also on the Web site are a selection of Avedon's photographs. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Jenkins, Sarah (The Art Story Contributors, 2012-01-21)
    A series of web pages dedicated to the life and work of the Jewish American artist Judy Chicago. Click on the link above to access.
  • Schneider, Susan Weidman (Lilith, 2001-03-15)
    A brief review of the exhibit, “Judy Chicago: Jewish Identity,” on view at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum in New York in 2007.
  • Kaplan, Fred (The Slate Group--Slate Magazine, 2019-09-11)
    Robert Frank changed photography—and the way a country viewed itself. A biographical essay on his life and work, with a focus on his seminal book, "The Americans." Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Grisar, PJ (Forward, 2018-09-18)
    A film review that includes an informal biographical sketch of the photographer Garry Winogrand. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Baron, Laurie (San Diego Jewish World, 2018-11-12)
    The article begins, "Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee died Monday. As a memorial to him, here’s an excerpt from an article I wrote in 2003 about the first X-Men movie." What follows is an excerpt from Lawrence Baron's ...
  • Weegee, Arthur Fellig; The J. Paul Getty Museum (The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003)
    This entry in the web site for the The J. Paul Getty Museum contains a short biographical note and 8 pages of photographs by Weegee. Click on the link above to access the web entry for this Jewish American photographer.

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