Exhibition. Shtetl by Simon Karczmar: paintings, litographies and woodcuts

4.12.2019

 

From December 12, 2019, till January 31, 2020, the exhibition is open at the museum "Jews in Latvia"

Shtetl by Simon Karczmar: paintings, litographies and woodcuts.

The opening event will take place on December 12, 2019, at 16:00, at the museum and Riga Jewish Community center (6 Skolas str., Riga).

Simon Karczmar (1903 - 1982) was born in Warsaw, Poland. He studied arts in Paris, lived in France, Israel and Canada. His exhibitions were held in Canada, Mexico, the USA, and Europe.
In this series of images known collectively as Shtetl, Karczmar draws inspiration from his childhood memories of the vacations he spent at his grandfather's house in Lithuania.

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