HERMAN MENZEL was born in Chicago, IL in 1904, and lived with his family on the South side. His father was pastor of a German Lutheran church and insisted that his 6 children speak only formal German at home.…
Herman always loved to sketch, so at the age of 17, after high school graduation; Menzel enrolled at the Chicago Academy of Design. Then later switched to the National Academy of Art, and also met his wife Willa, who became a successful commercial artist.
Our contemporary artists are Twentieth and Twenty-first Century artists who express themselves in unexpected ways. They experiment with traditional materials and tweak their vision to give the viewer an exciting and exhilarating experience.
Some of our Contemporary artists are Clover Vail, Howard Smith, Peter Bodner, David Cantine, Rashid Johnson and many more.
Aaron Galleries is a fine arts gallery that carries predominantly 19th Century and 20thCentury works of art. We do have some exciting 21st Century artists that we are pleased to be representing.
We consider our “classics” to be Thomas Hart Benton, Grant Wood, Jesse Beard Rickly, John Steuart Curry, Jackson Pollock, Rockwell Kent, Werner Drewes, Beauford and Joe Delaney, Joseph Meert, and the list goes on and on.
We consider these artists to have proved themselves in the world of art, and endured the test of time by having their talent and personal vision understood by many.…