Raphael Soyer
Russian-American, 1899-1987
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Raphael Soyer
Russian-American, 1899-1987
427 followers
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Truth & Beauty: Charles White and His Circle,
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
2014
Social Art In America: Then and Now,
ACA Galleries
2013
Looking Back,
Forum Gallery

Once dubbed the “East Side Degas,” Russian-Jewish émigré and social-realist painter Raphael Soyer …

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Once dubbed the “East Side Degas,” Russian-Jewish émigré and social-realist painter Raphael Soyer depicted ordinary men and women in contemporary settings. While studying at the Art Students League of New York under Guy Pène du Bois, he was influenced by the Ashcan School’s faithful representations of daily life in …

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