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Zwy Milshtein

Zwy Milshtein

Born in: 1934

Moldova

Biography
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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  • Painting Animal

  • Painting Portrait

  • Painting Nude

  • Painting Everyday life

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  • Painting Acrylic

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Zwy Milshtein, Nostalgie, Drawing

Zwy Milshtein

Nostalgie, 2012
24 x 15 x 0.8 inch
Drawing

$3,453

Zwy Milshtein, Le chat de Jeannine, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Le chat de Jeannine, 2017
59.1 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$4,763

Zwy Milshtein, Une tâche agressive, Drawing

Zwy Milshtein

Une tâche agressive, 2013
29.5 x 20.1 x 0.8 inch
Drawing

$3,453

Zwy Milshtein, L'empereur, Drawing

Zwy Milshtein

L'empereur, 2013
28.7 x 22.4 x 0.8 inch
Drawing

$3,453

Zwy Milshtein, Le chef du clan, Drawing

Zwy Milshtein

Le chef du clan, 2016
25.6 x 19.7 inch
Drawing

$4,168

Zwy Milshtein, Pin up, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Pin up, 2017
59.1 x 19.7 x 2 inch
Painting

$4,763

Zwy Milshtein, La cohue, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

La cohue, 1995
35.4 x 105.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$7,025

Zwy Milshtein, Le Beaujolais en rose, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Le Beaujolais en rose, 2007
63.8 x 51.2 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$7,025

Zwy Milshtein, Amour déçu, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Amour déçu, 2017
57.5 x 38.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$6,192

Zwy Milshtein, L'Elfe à l'omelette, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

L'Elfe à l'omelette, 2013
63.8 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$7,025

Zwy Milshtein, Mon dieu, mon dieu !, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Mon dieu, mon dieu !, 2013
51.2 x 63 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$7,025

Zwy Milshtein, Dans le placard, Drawing

Zwy Milshtein

Dans le placard, 2013
27.2 x 20.9 x 0.8 inch
Drawing

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Zwy Milshtein, Les amoureux, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Les amoureux, 2017
31.5 x 15.7 x 2 inch
Painting

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Zwy Milshtein, L'imprudence, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

L'imprudence, 2017
46.1 x 32.3 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Zwy Milshtein, Belle demoiselle, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Belle demoiselle, 2017
51.2 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Zwy Milshtein, Le professeur Vassili, Painting

Zwy Milshtein

Le professeur Vassili, 2013
94.5 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
Painting

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Zwy Milshtein

Galerie Claire Corcia

Zwy Milshtein
From March, 24 To April, 15 2017

Group Show

Galerie Claire Corcia

Group Show
From January, 12 To February, 11 2017

Zwy Milhstein

Galerie Claire Corcia

Zwy Milhstein
From June, 4 To July, 17 2015

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