(1896 - 1986)
Sigmund Joseph Menkes was active/lived in New York / Poland. Sigmund Menkes is known for abstract figure, still life and interior painting.
Self-portrait with monkey
Biography Sigmund Menkes
Born in 1896 in Lvov, Poland, Menkes lived and worked after the First World War in Berlin and Paris, to where he moved in 1923. He emigrated to the United States in 1935, settling in New York City.
Menkes studied at the Lvov Higher Institute of Art and the Krakow Academy of Fine Art in Poland. He was a life fellow of the International Insititute of Arts and Letters and a member of the Woodstock Artists Association; the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors (President 1942-43); the National Academy of Design, New York; and the Societe des Independants, Salon d'Automne, and Societe du Salon des Tuilleries in Paris.
Menkes exhibited widely, including at the Corcoran Gallery Biennials (1939-57, received Gold Me
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