(1921 - 1988)
Gershon Iskowitz was active/lived in Ontario, Manitoba / Canada, Germany. Gershon Iskowitz is known for expressionist landscape and non objective painting, graphics.
Biography Gershon Iskowitz
Gershon Iskowitz was a painter and graphic artist. He was born in
Kielce, Poland. During the Nazi occupation he was interned in the
Kielce ghetto, and the concentration camps Auschwitz and
Buchenwald. After the war he was hospitalized in Munich, Germany, where
he resided for the next four years (1945 -1949). He emigrated to
Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1949 where he lived for the rest of his
life and died.
His mediums were oil, acrylic, watercolour, gouache, ink, colour
serigraph and mixed mediums. His early subjects include war,
concentration camp life, figures, social commentary, genre, landscape
and portraits. The stated subjects of his mature works are landscapes;
though to an unin
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