Date(s) - Thursday, February 18th
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Lecture presentation on artist and activist Arthur Szyk by visiting scholar and preeminent Szyk specialist, Irvin Ungar.
Irvin Ungar Biography
The tireless force behind the Szyk renaissance, Irvin Ungar is the foremost expert and scholar on the art of Arthur Szyk. A former pulpit rabbi fluent in Jewish history and tradition, Irvin entered the business world of historic Judaica by founding the firm Historicana, where he has served as CEO since 1987.
Irvin’s authority on Szyk’s life and work is internationally recognized. He has curated and consulted for numerous Szyk exhibitions at major institutions worldwide, including: the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco; the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin; the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC; and The Library of Congress.
Irvin is the author of Justice Illuminated: The Art of Arthur Szyk, the co-producer of the documentary film, “Soldier in Art: Arthur Szyk,” and the publisher of the luxury limited edition of The Szyk Haggadah.
Tours will be available at 6:30 and 7:00 PM.
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