Photograph of Artist MELITA KRAUS
MELITA KRAUS
Bjelovar, - Croatia (Hrvatska)



Original Artworks (12)

Melita Kraus; Wedding Of Gimpel The Fool, 2015, Original Drawing Ink, 30 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 The painting depicts the story of Gimpel, a simple bread maker who is the butt of many of his town s jokes. Inspired by a short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer...
Melita Kraus
Original Ink Drawing, 2015
30 x 40 cm (11.8 x 15.7 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Shabbat Of Lonely Man, 2014, Original Drawing Ink, 30 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 Drawing depicting Shabbat scene of a man who lost family in the holocaust. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Ink Drawing, 2014
30 x 40 cm (11.8 x 15.7 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Hanukkah Klezmer Band, 2016, Original Drawing Pastel, 20 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 The painting depicting Hanukkah klezmer band. The joy of Hanukkah and traditional Jewish music. Often compared to Chagall school of painting. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Pastel Drawing, 2016
20 x 40 cm (7.9 x 15.7 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Gimpel The Fool, 2014, Original Drawing Ink, 20 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 The painting depicts the story of Gimpel, a simple bread maker who is the butt of many of his town s jokes. Inspired by a short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer...
Melita Kraus
Original Ink Drawing, 2014
20 x 40 cm (7.9 x 15.7 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Market In Chelm, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic, 120 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 Judaic art depicting a market scene from famous Jewish folk stories about wise people of Chelm. Often compared to Chagall school of painting. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
120 x 100 cm (47.2 x 39.4 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Feathers And Pearls, 2017, Original Painting Ink, 120 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 Judaic art depicting a scene from famous Jewish folk story about wise people of Chelm and how they traded expensive pearls for feathers. Often compared to Chagall school of painting. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Ink Painting, 2017
120 x 100 cm (47.2 x 39.4 inches)
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Melita Kraus; First Snow In Chelm, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic, 100 x 80 cm. Artwork description: 241 Judaic art depicting a scene from famous Jewish folk stories about wise people of Chelm rejoicing the first snow. Often compared to Chagall school of painting. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
100 x 80 cm (39.4 x 31.5 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Tzadikim Eating The Leviathan, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic, 120 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 Judaic art depicting a scene from the story of Jonah depicting Tzadikim eating the Leviathan. Often compared to Chagall school of painting. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
120 x 100 cm (47.2 x 39.4 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Wise People Of Chelm 1, 2016, Original Painting Tempera, 120 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 Judaic art depicting a scene from famous Jewish folk stories about wise people of Chelm catching the Moon in the barrel. Often compared to Chagall school of painting. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Tempera Painting, 2016
120 x 100 cm (47.2 x 39.4 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Blue Riders, 2016, Original Painting Acrylic, 120 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 Judaic art depicting young recently married Jewish couple. Painted with vivid color of blue. Often compared to Chagall school of painting. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Acrylic Painting, 2016
120 x 100 cm (47.2 x 39.4 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Tumbalalaika, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 120 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 Judaic art inspired by famous Jewish Yiddish songTumbalalaika. Often compared to Chagall school of painting. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
120 x 100 cm (47.2 x 39.4 inches)
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Melita Kraus; Street Merchant, 2016, Original Painting Acrylic, 120 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 Judaic art depicting Shtetl life painted in dominant colors, blue. Often compared to Chagall school of painting. ...
Melita Kraus
Original Acrylic Painting, 2016
120 x 100 cm (47.2 x 39.4 inches)
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Artist Statement

Melita Kraus A painter, sculptor and writer was born in Bjelovar in 1954. Ms. Kraus is a member of Croatian Association of Applied Arts. From 1990 she participated in more than one hundred group exhibitions in the country and abroad. From 2010 her sculpture “Travelers” was accepted by Curators of Museum Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel, to be a part of an international permanent collection in the Museum. As a successor of a family of Holocaust survivors, she is devoted to the revival of themes in intellectually liberated manner, transforming the anxiety of nature and a terror of the theme into a sophisticated material of art, which pure and innocent yet bears an attractive stamp of the mystery of world long forgotten. Some of her finest works are also treasured in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, Croatia....