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Is Chaim Soutine the Great Overlooked Jewish Painter of Modernity?

A new gallery show helps reassess the Lithuanian-born artist’s important work—and reveals it as anything but tragic

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Meaty Matters

Long before Francis Bacon became famous for his carnal paintings, Chaim Soutine brought bloody beef into the artist’s studio and inspired generations of flesh-minded painters

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Hasidic Cubism

A new exhibition highlights how Marc Chagall was both a part of and apart from the avant-garde movements that defined the Parisian art scene in the years before and after World War I

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Body Image

An art historian tackles the thorny matter of Jews and figurative painting

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Animal Planet

While peers experimented in abstraction, Chaim Soutine was faithful to the figure