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Abramovich, Pinchas

Abramovich, Pinchas (1909)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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This artist studied at the academy in Kovno (now Kaunas, Lithuania) in 1925; he emigrated to Palestine in 1929 and

Alantar, Erdal

Alantar, Erdal (1932)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Erdal Alantar studied at Istanbul's school of fine art from 1949 to 1956 and followed courses in fresco painting at

Ardon, Mordecaï

Ardon, Mordecaï (1896)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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After receiving a classical grounding in the arts, Mordecai Ardon left Poland and studied at the Bauhaus from 1920 to

Atamian, Charles Garabed

Atamian, Charles Garabed (c.1872)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Charles Garabed Atamian exhibited at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts between 1913 and 1942, and at

Azuz, David

Azuz, David (11 January 1942)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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David Azuz studied from 1951 to 1955 at the Joseph Schwartzman academy before going on to attend courses at the

Bak, Samuel

Bak, Samuel (12 August 1933)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Samuel Bak settled in Israel in 1948, where he studied at the Bezalel art school. In 1956 he went

Bergner, Yosl

Bergner, Yosl (1920)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Yosl Bergner spent his childhood in Warsaw, and emigrated with his family to Australia in 1937, where he studied

Bezem, Naftali

Bezem, Naftali (1924)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Naftali Bezem works in a variety of styles, depending on the subject at hand. His figures are sometimes situated in

Bitran, Albert

Bitran, Albert (1958)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Albert Bitran originally moved to Paris to study architecture, but he soon abandoned it for painting and became a pupil

Castel, Moshe Élazar

Castel, Moshe Élazar (1909)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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The son of a rabbi, Moshe Castel was educated at the Bezalel college of fine arts in Jerusalem from 1922

Celebi, Ali

Celebi, Ali (1904)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Ali Celebi showed a still-life at the 1946 Exposition Internationale d'Art Moderne, organised by the United Nations, at the Musée

Chabanian, Arsène

Chabanian, Arsène (1864)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Chabanian became the pupil of Gustave Moreau in Paris after studying with Paoletti. He received an honourable mention in 1896

Dereli, Cevat

Dereli, Cevat (1900)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Cevat Dereli studied art in Istanbul and Paris between 1924 and 1928. On his return to Turkey, he became

Dobashi, Jun

Dobashi, Jun (1910)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Dobashi was admitted to the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1933 after completing his secondary studies. He went to

Eisenscher, Yaacov

Eisenscher, Yaacov (1896)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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His compositions are put together strictly according to the thematic elements and according to the elements as a group in

Fujita, Tsuguharu

Fujita, Tsuguharu (1913)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Léonard Fujita was the son of a samurai. He lost his mother at the age of five and was brought

Imai, Toshimitsu

Imai, Toshimitsu (6 May 1928)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Toshimitsu Imai studied literature and philosophy extensively before devoting himself to art. Staying in Paris from 1951 to 1962,

Jansem, Jean

Jansem, Jean (9 March 1920)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Jean Jansem's family settled in Paris in 1931. In 1938, he was a student at the École des

Kazuki, Yasuo

Kazuki, Yasuo (1911)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Kazuki graduated from the School of Fine Art in Tokyo in 1936. During World War II, from 1943 to

Kochi, Manabu

Kochi, Manabu (1981)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Manabu Kochi acquired his artistic education on his travels across cultures and civilisations, from Tokyo to Florence, from London to

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