Ben Uri collection

The Jewish Museum, Vilnius

Artist information

Name Naomi Alexander (1938-)

Born Harpenden, England

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Naomi Alexander trained as a painter, print-maker and textile designer at Hornsey College of Art and then took a post-graduate course at the Central School of Art, London. She also trained as a picture conservator, thus gaining knowledge of the techniques of the Old Masters. In 1998 she was invited to the late Duke of Devonshire to paint the attics of Chatsworth. Other important commissions include a monumental version of “MacMillan in the House of Commons” for Sir Richard Storey in 1990, and other paintings for the Sultan of Oman and Eugene Datal of Salamon Brothers, New York. In 2002 she was appointed artist in residence at the Europas Parkas Museum in Vilnius. Her work can be found in collections including that of the Duke of Devonshire, Baker Tilly (London) the Japanese Broadcasting Association and in collections in Israel and Lithuania.

Object Details

Date 2002

Object type painting

Medium triptych, oil on wood

Unframed 25.4 x 42.9 cm

Framed closed: 25.4 x 20.3 cm

Signed signed and dated inside left door: Naomi Alexander 2002

Acquisition presented by the artist in 2009

Accession number 2009-02

Display status not on display

In 2000 Naomi Alexander took up a residency in Lithuania’s Europos Parkas museum in Vilnius, where she recorded the architectural remains of Jewish culture and Jewish houses now occupied by peasant families.

Keywords

door | jewish | museum | painting


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