Kitaj, R.B.

(b. 1932)
   Anglo-American artist. Kitaj was born in Cleveland. He studied art at the Cooper Union Institute in New York, in Vienna, at the Ruskin School in Oxford and at the Royal College of Art. Subsequently he settled in England and is considered to be an important figure in English Pop Art. Since the mid 1970s, his Jewish background has proved to be an important ingredient of his art since his main subjects have been exile, the Holocaust and Jewish victimization. Among his most famous paintings are The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg (1960–2.) and The Refugees (1983–4).

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  • KITAJ, R.B. — KITAJ, R.B. (1932– ), U.S. painter and printmaker. Born in Cleveland as Ronald Brooks, Kitaj took his surname from his stepfather, a Viennese refugee from the Nazi regime. From 1956 to 1958 he served in the Army as an illustrator, immediately… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kitaj —   [ kɪtɑːʒ], Ronald B., eigentlich Ronald Brooks, amerikanischer Maler und Grafiker, * Chagrin Falls (Ohio) 29. 10. 1932; studierte in Wien und Oxford, ab 1960 in London, wo er die englische Pop Art mitprägte. In montageartig angelegten… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Kitaj — Kìtaj m DEFINICIJA arh., v. Kina ETIMOLOGIJA rus. Kitaj: Kina …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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  • Kitaj — Ronald Brooks Kitaj (* 29. Oktober 1932 in Chagrin Falls bei Cleveland, Ohio; † 21. Oktober 2007 in Los Angeles, Kalifornien) war ein US amerikanischer Maler, Grafiker und Zeichner, der sich Ende der 1950er Jahre in England niederließ. Kitaj… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kitaj, R.B. — ▪ 2008 Ronald Brooks Kitaj        American born painter born Oct. 29, 1932, Chagrin Falls, Ohio died Oct. 21, 2007, Los Angeles, Calif. mingled the impersonal finish characteristic of Pop art canvases with the loose, painterly brushwork of… …   Universalium

  • Kitaj, R. B. — (b. 1932)    Amercian painter. He was born in Cleveland and later lived in England. From the 1970s he became concerned with Jewish identity as a conscious and subconscious impulse. His paintings include The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg, The Jew Etc …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Kitaj, Ronald Brooks — (10/29/1932 Cleveland ) (USA)    Painter and printmaker, Studied at the Cooper Union in New York and the Akademie der bilden den Kunste in Vienna.    Reproductions: His hour; 1975; pastel and charcoal; Smith, 1980: p. 15 / Webb, 1975: p. 423 .… …   Dictionary of erotic artists: painters, sculptors, printmakers, graphic designers and illustrators

  • Kitaj, R(onald) B(rooks) — born Oct. 29, 1932, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, U.S. U.S. born British painter. He studied in New York City, Vienna, Oxford, and London. In the 1960s he was a prominent member of the Pop art movement in Britain. His works mingled the impersonal finish… …   Universalium

  • Kitaj, R(onald) B(rooks) — (n. 29 oct. 1932, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, EE.UU.). Pintor británico de origen estadounidense. Estudió en las ciudades de Nueva York, Viena, Oxford y Londres. En la década de 1960 fue miembro importante del pop art en Gran Bretaña. Sus obras,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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