Bem, Bojan Birth - Death : 1936- Nationality : Yugoslav
Bembaron, Aldo Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Tunisian
Ben, Arye Dan Birth - Death : 1949- Nationality : South African then Israeli
See sculpture section.
Ben, Chaim Mula Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : ?
Ben, Gersom Levi Birth - Death : Gersom Ben was a mathematician, philosopher and an early camera obscura developer. He described the use of his new optical instrument that he invented for astronomical observations and made him a pioneer in the field that eventually led to the development of photography. Many painters from the 16th Century used the camera obscura in order to paint minute lines and plans Nationality : 1288-1344
Ben, Horesh Nava Birth - Death : 1950- Nationality : Israeli
Horesh Ben studied art under Rozentalis, Edwin Salomon, Tsipper and Sterensus Sternschuss
Ben, Levy Yonnah Birth - Death : Active from the last third of the 20th Century Nationality : American
Levy Ben studied art at the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C, and started her career in 1976. She has produced bronze sculptures, as well as paintings of wildlife shown in several exhibitions in the U.S before moving to Israel in 1981. Since 1989, she has been collaborating with her husband, Chaim.
Ben, Nathan Birth - Death : 19th Century Nationality : German
Nathan Ben worked as a sketcher and printmaker.
Ben, Porat Jozsef Birth - Death : 19th-20th Century Nationality : Hungarian
Ben, Sussan Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : French
Ben, Sussan Rene Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : Greek
Ben Sussan worked in Paris during the 1920s. He produced portraits, still-lives and landscapes as well as illustrations and engravings.
Ben-Moshe, Eitan Birth - Death : 1971- Nationality : Israeli
Painter. Ben-Moshe studied at the Bezalel Academy of Fine Arts in Jerusalem and at the Kalisher-Tel Aviv School of Art.
Benayoun, Maurice Birth - Death : Active from the last two decades of the 20th Century Nationality : French
Benayoun has been producing installations mainly.
Benichou, Philippe Birth - Death : 1957- Nationality : French then American
Born in Algeria, Benichou almost immediately moved in to Nantes with his family. During the 1970s he studied philosophy, French literature, cinema and theatre arts and was taught painting by his mother Arlette Oger. Benichou then settled in the U.S in 1976 and studied acting and film directing at New York University. After moving to California in 1986, he embarked on a career as a painter in oils, mixed media and pastel and worked in the studio of Francis Coelho, a painter and sculptor active in Mill Valley. Benichou's abstract Expressionist paintings are the accounts of his travels and metaphysical reflections
Benjamin, Hermann Birth - Death : 1888-? Nationality : Hungarian
Benjamin, Siona Birth - Death : Active from the last two decades of the 20th Century Nationality : Indian then American
Born into a Sephardic family in India, Siona Benjamin has been producing paintings and collage sculptures, which incorporate Muslim, Hindu and Jewish images.
Benn Ben, Benjamin Rosenberg called Benn Birth - Death : 1884-1983 Nationality : Ukrainian then American
Born in the Ukraine, Benn Ben immigrated with his family to New York at 10. Benn attended the National Academy of Design between 1904 and 1908 and then worked under the influence of European modernism producing traditional subject matter - portraits, figures, landscapes and still lives. He then became stylistically more eclectic and went on to depict urban scenes. Benn's first solo exhibition was held in 1925 and in 1926-1927, was included in shows at the Jewish Art Center. After World War Two, Benn experimented with geometric grids, Cubist faceting and swirling networks of line. His work was exhibited in a retrospective at the Jewish Museum in 1965.
Bennet, Salomon Birth - Death : 1761-1838 Nationality : Polish
Bennet left Plock in Poland to study art in Copenhagen and in Berlin, where he became a member of the Academy of Fine Arts in 1796 but left that city four years later after showing his disgust about how Jews were treated there.
Benoliel, Alexandre Birth - Death : 20th Century Nationality : French
Benoliel exhibited his paintings in Paris at the Salon d'Automne in 1926 and 1927, as well at the Salon des Independants in 1928.
Bensusan, Theodore Birth - Death : 19th Century Nationality : French