Accompanied September 10, 2007-January 13, 2008 exhibition at the Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, CA.
Paintings and drawings by Mayer Kirshenblatt. Concept and interviews by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. Curated by Alla Efimova.
Mayer Kirshenblatt was born in Apt, Opatow Poland. He left Poland in 1934 and settled in Toronto, Canada, where he ran a paint and wallpaper store for many years. In 1990, at the urging of his wife, daughter, and son-in-law Max Gimblett, Mayer began to paint.