In his paintings of Jacob and his twelve sons, the 17th-century Spanish master humanizes his subjects, rendering them approachable and individual rather than remote and ethereal.
In Paris, an unoriginal exhibition of Chagall’s middle-period paintings has entranced both audiences and critics; in Liverpool, a show of his prodigious early work has. . .
Born in Czernowitz in 1913, the Romanian-Jewish artist Isiu Schärf painted landscapes from Siberia to Israel. A collector is planning to reintroduce his work to the public.