Jehudith Sobel Vibrant Landscape With Mountain Views



Jehudith Sobel was born in 1924 in Lwow, Poland, she died in New York 2012.


Jehudith Judith Sobel was an important Jewish female modernist artist. She attended the Academy Of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland where she studied with the famous Constructivist, Wladyslaw Strzeminski (Malevich’s assistant) and Stefan Wegner from whom she learned the principles of Modern Art as laid down by the European Cubists: this was in the 1940s. Sobel’s work was selected for the First Exhibition of Modern Art Museum Krakow in 1948-49. From Poland she moved to the newly-founded Israel where she lived for five years, becoming very active in Israel’s emerging art world. She both exhibited and was collected by five major art museums of Israel including the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art In Haifa.

She was also regularly shown in Israeli galleries before coming to New York in the 1956. She won a First Prize fro the Israeli Government for her work when she lived and worked in Paris in the early 1950’s. Before arriving in New York she lived in France for two years. In the 1956, she received the First Prize at the Exhibition in the Saks Gallery in Paris, as well as having a solo exhibition of her paintings at the Brooklyn Jewish Museum in NY. In Manhattan she continue her career in the New York art world exhibiting her work in the prestigious ACA Gallery, the New Masters Gallery, the Jewish Museum (NY), City College of New York, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and in other galleries and art institutions. She and her architect husband bought a summer house in Woodstock, New York and began exhibiting at the Woodstock Artist Association and Museum and other galleries there, including the Ann Leonard Gallery and the Rudolph Gallery.  Her paintings gained appreciation from the world’s best art critics and art hostorians. Sobel is considered as a prominent female artist of the 20th Century for here post-impressionist style shows the influence of Matisse, Bonnard and Braque. She lived and worked in Woodstock, Harlem, City Island and in Manhattan.


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Jehudith Sobel
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