Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Booklet concerning Denver's Jewish artists and history, including: Haim David Spivak (1893-1932), Marianne Pisko Hausmann (1880-1969), Eunice Katz (1914-1994), Ruth Sherbok (1916-2006), Mary Cane Robinson (1910-1992), William Sanderson (1905-1990), Roland Detre (1903-1995), Mel Silverman (1931-1966), Greta Hilb (1904-1998), Irene Stein (1894-2000), and Elizabeth Yanish Shwayder.
Born in Varniai, Russa in 1866, professor Boris Schatz was the founder and director of Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts in Palestine and a noted artist, serving as the king of Bulgaria's court painter and sculptor over the turn of the century. He died on March 23, 1932 at the Beth Israel hospital in Denver while fundraising for the school in the United States and was buried in Jerusalem.
Contains information on David Spivak and his art, photographs of "The Ten Commandments" and the Spivak family, and Isaac Sololmon Synagogue cards designed by Daniel Spivak, son of David Spivak.
Copies of photos and application to JCRS, CD containing images from the Max Lazarus exhibit opening, 2 copies of the published exhibit catalog and Ephemera with exhibit paintings. (Glass cleaner, memo pad and pen). Loan paperwork and corresppondence regarding the exhibit is also included.
Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes. Canvas has floral patterned wallpaper with large red flowers, covered with wax. Canvas is surrounded by ash wood frame. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional.
Pencil drawing on paper of the Mary Reed Library building of the University of Denver campus in 1948; mounted to mat board. The drawing is of the Southeast entrance to the building showing wooden revolving doors, two stories of elaborate Collegiate Gothic Architecture and a woman sitting reading a book by the entrance. The door is colored with brown pencil and the brick is red oil crayon or pencil. The white lines of the brick have been painted on.
Haim David Spivak (1893-1932) was the son of Dr. Charles D. Spivak, a founder of the JCRS. David Spivak was an artist who painted portraits and landscapes and was one of three co-founders of the Denver Artists Guild. The file contains information on Haim David Spivak, copies of a bookplate he designed for his father, a catalog of his paintings (1914-1932), and correspondence, aboutf his "Ten Commandments" painting.