(1918 - 2012)
Menahem Lewin was active/lived in New York. Menahem Lewin is known for abstact, modernist figure, genre, and narrative painting.
Biography Menahem Lewin
The following biography, was provided February 2005, courtesy of Noah Lewin, son of the artist:
My father is Menahem Lewin. He was born in 1918 in Palestine, and immigrated to the United States in 1924.
He grew up in Brooklyn, New York, where he attended Erasmus Hall High School. He attended the following art schools:
Cooper Union School of Art, 1939-1942. Ozenfant School of Art (NYC)
1945 - 1947 (studies with Amedée Ozenfant) Brooklyn Museum School of
Art 1947 - 1948); (studies with Rufino Tamayo and John Ferrin).
My father met my mother, Shirley Levine, at Cooper Union. They
fell out of touch during the war years, when my dad was overseas.
My mom had seen a picture of h
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