Zwy Milshtein (born October 20, 1934) is a French-Israeli painter, engraver, and sculptor of Ukrainian origin. Born in Kishinev, Bessarabia (now Chișinău, Moldova), Milshtein moved to Paris in 1951, where he began his artistic career. He attended the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and was influenced by the post-Cubist artist Fernand Léger. Milshtein's work is characterized by his use of vibrant colors, bold lines, and an expressive style that often reflects his personal experiences and emotions. His paintings and prints often depict everyday life, people, and various themes that reflect both his Jewish heritage and the broader human experience. In addition to his career as a painter, Milshtein has also created numerous engravings and sculptures. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide, and he has gained recognition for his unique artistic style and contributions to the art world. Zwy Milshtein's work often features a combination of surrealism, expressionism, and narrative elements. His paintings, drawings, and prints depict a diverse range of subjects, including figures, animals, landscapes, and scenes from Jewish folklore and mythology. He has also been inspired by literature, music, and philosophy, which can be seen in the themes he explores in his artwork. Throughout his career, Milshtein has experimented with various mediums and techniques, such as oil painting, watercolor, ink drawing, etching, and lithography. His exploration of different artistic styles has allowed him to create a rich and varied body of work that reflects his distinct vision. Milshtein's art has been well-received by critics and collectors alike. His pieces can be found in numerous public and private collections across the globe, including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, and the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme in Paris, among others. Over the years, Milshtein has also participated in various group exhibitions and art fairs, as well as having numerous solo exhibitions showcasing his work. His artistic career has spanned over six decades, during which he has made significant contributions to the contemporary art world and established himself as an influential figure in both the French and Israeli art scenes.
Zwy Milshtein Three-Piece Etching Print by Zwy Milshtein
Purchase Three-Piece Etching Limited Edition Etching with Aquatint Print on Fine Art Paper by Zwy Milshtein pop art graffiti famous artist art. Artist: Zwy Milshtein Title: Three Piece Etching Medium: etching, with Aquatint Year: 1970 Size: 21 x 30 inches Edition: Signed in pencil and marked 26/75 Zwy Milshtein is well known in France as a painter and as a master at the art of engraving. Milshtein was born in 1934 in Kichinev, the area now known as Moldovia. During the World War II his family emigrated to Russia, and then later returned to Romania. In 1948 Milshtein arrived in Israel, but then moved his residence over to Paris in 1955. Since that time he has received great acclaim for his etchings and engravings. Numerous exhibitions in Paris and abroad attest to his artistic skills. In the year 1970 Milshtein had an exhibition at ARC, the Museum of Modern Art, Paris. France In 1978 a retrospective exhibition of his engravings was held at the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris. in 1997 his work was featured in the Hans Christian Andersen House project which selected top European artists to create an homage to celebrate the bi-centenial birthday of the famous Danish author.