(1895 - 1978)
Samuel Alhadef was active/lived in New York. Samuel Alhadef is known for abstraction, figure, pattern, symbol.
Biography Samuel Alhadef
The following is by Carol Malt, Ph.D.
Pattern and symbolism played a major role in the artistic production of Samuel Alhadef. His paintings have patterns that seem to reflect a sophisticated and orderly mind. His symbolism developed through interaction and participation with the avant-garde artists he met in Paris and the United States during the 1930's and 1940's.
He was a fortunate participant in these fertile pre-World War II years of artistic explosion in Europe. For an entire year, in 1931, his stature as a professor, his small but reliable monetary stipend, his interest in French culture and art and his quest for an understanding of a philosophical "Cult of Beauty" helped open the doors of the Academies
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