Abraham Lishinsky

Abraham Lishinsky (1905—1982) is an American performer of the 20th Century, a painter and playwright, best known for seven murals completed for the federally funded agencies of the New Deal programs of the 1930s and 1940s.

Born in Russia in 1905, he was raised upon Manhattan's East Side and in Brooklyn. He studied at the Educational Alliance and the National Academy of Design, and as soon as John Sloan at the Art Students League.

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