News

Articles:  Inaugural Arthur Szyk Prize Awarded in Israel
• Joshua Levitt, The Algemeiner, August 6, 2014
• Aryeh Savir, San Diego Jewish World (August 7, 2014), 5 Towns Jewish Times (August 11, 2014)
[Learn more about the Arthur Szyk Prize]

Article:  The Almost-Forgotten Jewish Artist Who Propagandized Against Hitler
by Steven Heller
The Atlantic, May 29, 2014

The 2014 Newsletter
Read the Special Haggadah Edition

Szyk on Global News Channel:  Szyk’s Haggadah on Display
in San Francisco

by Rebecca Bowring
Jewish News One, February 18, 2014



Exhibitions & Events

ExhibitStatute of Kalisz
Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Warsaw, Poland
August 14 – September 29, 2014

ExhibitJustice Illuminated: The Art of Arthur Szyk
The Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364
June 18 – September 26, 2014

 


Film Festivals:
“Soldier in Art: Arthur Szyk”

International Film Awards, Berlin

Berlin, Germany: September 3 – 7, 2014
Show times TBD


NYC Independent Film Festival
New York, NY: October 15 – 19, 2014
Show times TBD

Learn about past film festival appearances.


 Featured Work

Lodz Memorial Book
 
This month we commemorate 70 years since the August 1944 liquidation of the Lodz ghetto with Szyk’s frontispiece to the Lodzer Yizkor-Buch [Memorial Book] (New York, 1943). In it, Szyk shows the Lodz coat of arms pierced by a Nazi dagger and weeping blood on the Jews below.