Arnold Friedman (February 23, 1879 – December 29, 1946) was an American Modernist painter.
He was born in Corona, Queens, worked for the Federal Art Project and studied at the Art Students League of New York below the protection of Robert Henri and Kenneth Hayes Miller. In 1909, he took a six-month depart of absence from his job to scrutiny art in Paris. During this time, he was introduced to the styles of Impressionism and Cubism. He exhibited as soon as many of the most unprejudiced venues and dealers of the period, including the Society of Independent Artists.
Friedman painted the mural Rice Growing at the Kingstree, South Carolina herald office taking into account the put stirring to of New Deal funds in 1940. His painting Landscape has been upon display at the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo, New York. He as well as competed in the art competitions at the 1932 Summer Olympics.