Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern is a Chicago-based historian and artist, born and raised in Ukraine. He is the Crown Family Professor of Jewish Studies in the History Department, Northwestern University, where he teaches a variety of courses on European and East European history and culture, including that of Ukraine. He has published half a dozen books, four of which were translated into Ukrainian. As an artist, he appeared at the Spertus Museum Gallery and the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago, The Ukrainian Museum and Ukrainian Institute of America in New York, at the Voznitsky Art Gallery in Lviv and the French Institute in Kyiv. Presently, the Zorya Fine Art Gallery in Greenwich, Conn., offers his work for sale, while the Ukrainian Institute of America will feature his new artworks in October.
Historian and artist Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern
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