Arthur Szyk Preserved by Irvin Ungar, Samantha Lyons
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Institutional Collections of Original Art
An essential reference guide for learning where Arthur Szyk’s public works reside
During his lifetime, Arthur Szyk (1894–1951)—the prolific Polish-Jewish artist celebrated for his exquisite miniature paintings, book illustrations, and scathing political cartoons—created several thousand works spanning two continents. Now, for the first time, all of Szyk’s original works held by institutional collections are documented in one definitive volume, empowering a new generation of scholars and art lovers to locate individual works and to survey the artist’s career with ease.
Brimming with new research and fresh insight from the world’s foremost Szyk expert, Irvin Ungar, the compendium Arthur Szyk Preserved testifies to the depth, breadth, and unmatched brilliance of the twentieth century’s outstanding artist-activist.
Year first published: 2023