Grundman, Zwi

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GRUNDMAN, ZWI (1917– ), Israel artist. Grundman was born in Poland into a family of artists (his father decorated synagogues and Holy Arks and painted biblical themes). In 1949 he settled in Israel. Much of his work is derived from Jewish philosophy. Grundman made series of oil paintings, gouaches, and lithographs based on the thought of the *Ḥasidim and of great East European rabbis. He also published an album of stoneblocks illustrating the hasidic story "The Seven Beggars" by R. Nahman of Bratslav.