Irvin Ungar, a former pulpit rabbi, is the foremost expert and leading dealer of the art of Arthur Szyk and the founder and CEO of the firm Historicana,. Irvin’s authority on Szyk’s life and work is internationally recognized. He has curated and consulted for numerous Szyk exhibitions at major institutions worldwide, including: the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco; the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin; the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC; the Library of Congress; and the Spertus Museum in Chicago. He is the author of Justice Illuminated: The Art of Arthur Szyk, the co-producer of the documentary film, “Soldier in Art: Arthur Szyk,” and the publisher of the luxury limited edition of The Szyk Haggadah (2008). He also serves as the curator of The Arthur Szyk Society.
May 14, 2015