New York, New York, United States
|Died||2011 (aged 92-93)
Coconut Creek, Florida
The first show of his work was at the New School for Social Research; he had a one-man show at the Smithsonian Institution in 1949 and also exhibited at the Artists House in Jerusalem, the Library of Congress, and the National Academy of Design. In 1974 he illustrated The Epic of Gilgamesh in linocuts and woodcuts for the Limited Editions Club. He designed a set of stained glass windows depicting the Twelve Tribes of Israel for Agudas Achim Synagogue in Bexley, Ohio. His work often depicts themes of Judaism, chess, people, music, Italy and Don Quixote. In his later years he lived and worked in Boca Raton, Florida.
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- Irving Amen: Obituary, Paid death notice, The New York Times November 30–December 1, 2011.
- "Irving Amen papers, 1960-1964". Research Collections. Archives of American Art. 2011. Retrieved 16 Jun 2011.
- Murray Polner, American Jewish Biographies, New York: Facts on File, 1982, ISBN 9780871964625, p. 8.
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