ZADIKOW, ARNOLD


ZADIKOW, ARNOLD
ZADIKOW, ARNOLD (1884–1943), German sculptor and medalist, killed by the Nazis. He was born in Kolberg, Germany, and lived mainly in Munich and Rome, settling in Paris in 1932. His work as a sculptor was smooth, serene, and highly finished. One of Zadikow's sculptures, the figure of the young David, was exhibited in the middle of the entrance hall of the Jewish Museum in Berlin in 1933. He continued his artistic work even when imprisoned in Theresienstadt, where he died. See also Art: In the concentration camps and ghettoes. -BIBLIOGRAPHY: M. Brenner et al., The Renaissance of Jewish Culture in Weimar Germany (1996). (Jihan Radjai-Ordoubadi (2nd ed.)

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

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