The Eye of the Collector: The Jewish Vision of Sigmund R. Balka by Jean Bloch
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This extensive catalog features the work of the artists in our 2016 visiting exhibition Balka's Lower East Side.
The book provides scholarly essays and exquisite reproductions of Sigmund Balka's collection of over 200 artists's works including Marc Chagall, Issachar Ryback, Josef Israëls, Abel Pann, Jacques Lipchitz, Ossip Zadkine, Herman Struck, Lesser Ury, Jules Pascin, Leon Golub, Chaim Gross, William Gropper, Joseph Hirsch, Jack Levine, Saul Raskin, Louis Lozowick, Raphael and Moses Soyer, Ben Shahn, William Sharp, Jakob Steinhardt, Leonard Baskin, Louise Nevelson, Saul Steinberg, Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Larry Rivers, Joyce Kozloff, and Max Ferguson, among many others, as well as works by Rembrandt, Max Beckmann, Lyonel Feininger, and Robert Motherwell.
Hardcover book 2006