Paean to a Beloved Daughter

A woodcut by Moissey Kogan depicting two entwined stylised crouching nudes in black and white

Paean to a Beloved Daughter   Some time before 1925, Moissey Kogan was approached by the art historian and publisher, Paul Westheim, and asked to make a contribution to an anthology he was preparing for publication. A long time in the making, the resultant book was entitled Künstlerbekenntnisse, or Artists' Testimonies. It included a selection of … Continue reading Paean to a Beloved Daughter

For Chanukah

Happy Chanukah!For Chanukah, our director, Helen Shiner, has included this woodcut print by Moissey Kogan in her Advent Calendar of Modernist Prints. She describes it as 'A selection of prints produced by various makers using a variety of printmaking techniques, mostly secular in theme, but not always, to mark the festive period.' To include Kogan … Continue reading For Chanukah

Season’s Greetings

  Season's Greetings   Wishing all our followers and subscribers a wonderful festive season despite all that 2020 has thrown at us. May 2021 bring you happiness, peace, renewed health, and all success.   Thank you for your continued support of, and interest in, the Moissey Kogan Catalogue Raisonné Project. We greatly appreciate it.   … Continue reading Season’s Greetings

Sculpting the Light: Avant-Garde to Auschwitz and Beyond.

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Sculpting the Light: Avant-Garde to Auschwitz and Beyond. Moissey Kogan (1879-1943) I am delighted to inform you that I have been invited to give an online lecture about Moissey Kogan: Sculpting the Light: Avant-Garde to Auschwitz and Beyond. Moissey Kogan (1879-1943), to the New York-based Fritz Ascher Society for Persecuted, Ostracized and Banned Art as part … Continue reading Sculpting the Light: Avant-Garde to Auschwitz and Beyond.

Research in a time of confinement, and beyond

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A blog post in two parts:    Research in a time of confinement and  A sustainable future for the Moissey Kogan Catalogue Raisonné of Sculpture & Prints Project   1. Research in a time of confinement What scholar doesn't enjoy getting their teeth into a research challenge, particularly in these times of lockdown? Some while … Continue reading Research in a time of confinement, and beyond