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Levittown

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Author(s): Soltes, Ori Z.
A planned city in Nassau County, Long Island, created between 1947 and 1951 and named after its founder, the Jewish building contractor Abraham Levitt (1880–1962). Composed of uniform, inexpensive single-family homes, the settlement was the archetypal modern suburb in the United States and the model for many other suburban settlements. Starting in the late 1940s the massive migration of American Jews from city centers into the suburbs can be traced through the history of Levittown.1. FoundationLevittown was the creation of Abraham Levitt and his sons William (1907–1994…
Date: 2020-05-12

Color Field Painting

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Author(s): Soltes, Ori Z.
A stylistic trend of Abstract Expressionism, which emerged in the United States after the Second World War. Its large-format and usually frameless pictures are characterized by the homogeneous use of formally modest colored surfaces. Most of the representatives of Color Field painting, primarily native to New York, were Jews like Barnett Newman (1905–1970), Mark Rothko (1903–1970), and Adolph Gottlieb (1903–1974). They concerned themselves, on the one hand, with the question of  what place their…
Date: 2018-11-16