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Chaim Goldberg

Polish artist

Died when: 87 years 98 days (1047 months)
Star Sign: Pisces

 

Chaim Goldberg

{{About|Polish-American Jewish artist|pre-WWII Jewish artist.Chaim Goldberg (March 20, 1917 – June 26, 2004) was a Polish artist, painter, sculptor, and engraver.

He is known for being a chronicler of Jewish life in the small Polish village (or Shtetl) where he was born, Kazimierz Dolny in eastern Poland; and as a painter of Holocaust-era art, which to the artist was seen as an obligation and art with a sense of profound mission.

Following World War II he emigrated to Israel and in 1967 to the United States, (he and his family became US citizens in 1973).

He died in Boca Raton, FL in 2004.


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