Artist Biography — Figuratif

Rita Briansky / Canadian painter nonesuch

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**Rita Briansky** Rita Briansky, born in 1925 in Grajewo, Poland, is a printmaker and painter who immigrated to Canada with her family and is one of the most prominent spokespersons for Jewish and post-war art in Canada. . She lived in a rural town in Ontario and then in 1939 moved to Montreal where she had to work to pay for her tuition with the help of the Yiddish poet Ida Messey, who helped Jewish immigrants a lot to establish in Montreal. Not only does he become a valuable friend to Rita Briansky, he also actively contributes to launching his...

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