Aaron Gelman

Aaron Gelman (November 24, 1899 – May 1970) was an American artist. He worked upon oils, pastels, etchings, drawings and sculptures. Gelman was born to Jewish immigrant parents from Petah Tikva, The Ottoman Palestine (present-day Israel). He died in Israel, where he had returned higher in life.

He studied at the Hartford Academy of Art, the Art Students’ League and the National Academy of Design. Gelman was a advocate of the New York School of Painting, of which George Luks was the best known member. This literary followed the Hudson School of Painting. He was in addition to a WPA artist.

He was a brother-in-law to Philip Solomon, uncle to Linda Solomon, and one of his grandchildren is the actress Kimiko Gelman. His grandfather, Avraham Yaakov Gelman was one of the 11 founding families of Mazkeret Batya (Ekron). These emigrant families came from Ruzhany, with withhold from the Baron de Rothschild, to have the same opinion Moshav Ekron. He was a close friend of fellow player Harris "Harry" Rodvogin.

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