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Drawn to Action:The Life and Work of Arthur Szyk, A New Special Exhibit

Who is Arthur Szyk? When Hitler invaded Poland, caricaturist and activist Arthur Szyk was drawn to action. His pen became a weapon against hatred and injustice. Szyk was a proud Polish-Jew, and later, also a proud American. He was an incredibly talented artist who could create finely detailed and elegant “medieval” Jewish art as well as political and satirical caricatures—which he did the moment Nazi boots stepped onto Polish soil. He expressed his feelings with an energetic palette of…
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