AVIGDOR ARIKHA was born to German-speaking Jewish parents in Rădăuţi, but grew up in Czernowitz (now in Ukraine), in Bukovina, Romania
ScreaminJay Art Blog: Avigdor Arikha
Self Portrait by Avigdor Arikha. Arikha sought to complete a painting at a single sitting, destroying any work he felt to be developing unsatisfactorily. As a result his work has great verve and immediacy.