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Zwy Milshtein

Moldova Born in: 1934
Zwy Milshtein is a French painter of Romanian origin. He was born in Kishinev, Moldova, in 1934. In 1940 when he was six years old, the Soviet Army came and requisitioned their home, arrested his father who was then sent to Siberia, where he perished in a gulag. The families of arrested men had no rights whatsoever and could not stay in the capital. They fled to the Orgue.

In 1941 the Germans came, and again they had to flee to Tbilisi in Georgia. From 1942 to 1945 Zwy learned painting at art school. After the war he returned to Kishinev, then to Bucharest where he studied with George ?tef?nescu, painter and master of art. Milshtein has a fantastic inner world of demons and femmes fatales. His powerful and emotional work is obviously highly influenced by his early childhood, fleeing both the Russians and Nazis.

Zwy Milshtein defines himself as an expressionist artist, with influence from great masters such as Bosch, Brueghel, Goya and Soutine. In 1947 he went to Cyprus ‘en route’ to Israel. Here he was housed in a British camp, with many who had been in concentration camps before being taken by boat to Israel. In Cypress he studied sculpture with Ben Zwy. He lived in Tel Aviv then studied in the Avni School of Art, and Design in Jerusalem at Beit Zalel.

From Jerusalem he achieved a scholarship to Paris. His respect for history is reflected in his work, particularly his appreciation of prehistoric drawings such as those discovered at Lascaux (France), and Altamira (Spain), which he feels represent the birth of printing. He is an accomplished Poet, dramatist and storyteller as well as a great and gifted painter. He was the youngest member of Ecole de Paris.

In 1955 he moved to Paris and 2004 he and his partner Elisabeth moved his atelier to Villefranche. Milshtein has held numerous exhibitions in Europe, the United States and Israel. His works are in museums worldwide, and he is understandably widely collected.
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Zwy Milshtein, Par Dessus l'épaule, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Par Dessus l'épaule, 1987
62 x 37 cm
Painting

$ 2,460

Zwy Milshtein, La lèvre rouge, Drawing

Zwy Milshtein

La lèvre rouge, 2012
50 x 38 x 0.1 cm
Drawing

$ 2,214

Zwy Milshtein, Tenu en laisse, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Tenu en laisse, 1987
54 x 36 cm
Painting

$ 2,214

Zwy Milshtein, Nocturne, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Nocturne, 1986
39 x 27 cm
Painting

$ 1,722

Zwy Milshtein, Un âne en tête, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Un âne en tête, 1986
40 x 24 cm
Painting

$ 1,722

Zwy Milshtein, Sans titre (192), Drawing

Zwy Milshtein

Sans titre (192), 1982
25 x 36 x 0.1 cm
Drawing

$ 1,845

Zwy Milshtein, Carnaval, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Carnaval, 1986
56 x 76 cm
Painting

$ 4,060

Zwy Milshtein, Quelques taches de rousseur, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Quelques taches de rousseur, 1987
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, À la recherche de..., Painting

Zwy Milshtein

À la recherche de..., 1987
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, Le tricheur, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Le tricheur, 1987
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, Mademoiselle Julie, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Mademoiselle Julie, 1985
80 x 62 cm
Painting

$ 4,306

Zwy Milshtein, Le colagène, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Le colagène, 1987
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, Vue de la chambre, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Vue de la chambre, 1987
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Our recommendations Zwy Milshtein, Tout doux tout doux, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Tout doux tout doux, 1984
52 x 38 cm
Painting

$ 2,706

Zwy Milshtein, Un mégot à Varsovie, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Un mégot à Varsovie, 1988
108 x 75 cm
Painting

$ 5,536

Zwy Milshtein, Radical, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Radical, 1988
108 x 75 cm
Painting

$ 5,536

Zwy Milshtein, Les problèmes insolubles, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Les problèmes insolubles, 1989
75 x 108 cm
Painting

$ 5,536

Zwy Milshtein, Ô l'histoire !, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Ô l'histoire !, 1987
76 x 56 cm
Painting

$ 4,060

Zwy Milshtein, De sortie, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

De sortie, 1987
76 x 56 cm
Painting

$ 4,060

Zwy Milshtein, Vite rouge dit, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Vite rouge dit, 1986
66 x 51 cm
Painting

$ 3,567

Zwy Milshtein, C'est bien elle, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

C'est bien elle, 1987
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, Blues, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Blues, 1985
80 x 62 cm
Painting

$ 4,306

Zwy Milshtein, Délissima, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Délissima, 1985
68 x 54 cm
Painting

$ 3,690

Zwy Milshtein, Les alcooliques anonymes, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Les alcooliques anonymes, 1985
80 x 62 cm
Painting

$ 4,306

Zwy Milshtein, Dans le salon, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Dans le salon, 1987
50 x 65 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, L'hippopotame, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

L'hippopotame, 1987
76 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,813

Zwy Milshtein, Chambre à Manhattan, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Chambre à Manhattan, 1985
80 x 62 cm
Painting

$ 4,306

Zwy Milshtein, Souvenir de Kyoto, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Souvenir de Kyoto, 1987
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, Martine, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Martine, 1984
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, Lili, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Lili, 1984
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, Les dessous de l'affaire., Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Les dessous de l'affaire., 1989
65 x 50 cm
Painting

$ 3,444

Zwy Milshtein, Le pied, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Le pied, 2007
33 x 33 x 0.2 cm
Painting

$ 1,845

Zwy Milshtein, La petite sorcière, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

La petite sorcière, 1982
50 x 37 x 0.1 cm
Painting

$ 2,583

Zwy Milshtein, Sans titre (36), Drawing

Zwy Milshtein

Sans titre (36), 1987
65 x 50 x 0.1 cm
Drawing

$ 2,460

Zwy Milshtein, La conversation, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

La conversation, 2009
50 x 33 x 0.1 cm
Painting

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Zwy Milshtein, Sans titre (37), Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Sans titre (37), 1987
65 x 50 x 0.1 cm
Painting

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Zwy Milshtein, Sans titre (35), Drawing

Zwy Milshtein

Sans titre (35), 2012
49.5 x 37.5 x 0.1 cm
Drawing

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Milshtein: papiers choisis

Area corp

Milshtein: papiers choisis
From August 19 To September 10, 2020

Zwy Milshtein

Galerie Claire Corcia

Zwy Milshtein
From March 24, 2017 To April 13, 2017

Exposition collective

Galerie Claire Corcia

Exposition collective
From January 12, 2017 To February 11, 2017

Zwy Milhstein

Galerie Claire Corcia

Zwy Milhstein
From June 4, 2015 To July 17, 2015

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