Chicago, Ill (Apr. 22)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
Modern art rubs elbows with conventional forms of painting in the exhibition of work of Jewish Artists being held from April 20 to 30 under the auspices of the Jewish Women’s Art Club at the Jewish People’s Institute here. All schools and forms of painting and sculpture are represented in this collection, which seeks to discover a “Jewish style” in art.
Works from France, Germany, Switzerland, and other European countries, embodying the latest ideas in medievalism, are hung side by side with skyscraper studies from New York, pastoral landscapes from California, portraits from Brooklyn, Detroit, Philadelphia and medieval panels from Chicago.
There are over two hundred works of art in the exhibition, which is declared to be an excellent representation of what Jewish artists are doing the world over.
The period of the exhibition will also be a ten-day art festival for the Jewish Women’s Art Club.
The exhibition had its opening last night, with a reception to which many of Chicago’s most celebrated artists and art lovers had been invited. Philip L. Seman, director of the Jewish People’s Institute, was one of the speakers of the evening.