Considered the 20th century's foremost Jewish artist. Known for his use of vibrant colors and dreamlike imagery in paintings such as "I and the Village." He crossed many mediums with paintings, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries, and fine-art prints among his output.
He was deeply influenced by Hasidic Jewish culture. He was taught by the famed realist artist Yehuda (Yuri) Pen without any charge.
He created stained glass windows for cathedrals in Reims and Metz.
He was born into a Jewish family in what is present-day Belarus, and his birth name was Moishe Segal. He married
His work was admired by Pablo Picasso.