Karl Katz

  • Painting and Sculpture in Israel

    KARL KATZ, Curator of the Bezalel National Museum in Jerusalem, is an art historian and archaeologist who received his training at Columbia University and who was first employed at the Metropolitan Museum in New York. The Bezalel collection over which he presides was begun fifty-five years ago and is soon to be moved into new quarters; its recent acquisitions include the lifework of sculptors Jacques Lipchitz and Jacob Epstein. In the pages which follow, Dr. Katz discusses the work of some contemporary Israeli artists.