WWII Combat Artist Nathan Glick
to lecture at the Birmingham Museum of Art
Sunday, December 5, at 2:30 p.m.
Alabama native, Nathan Glick, will present a lecture on his adventures
as a combat artist during World War II, at the Birmingham Museum of Art
(BMA) on Sunday, December 5, at 2:30 p.m. in the Steiner Auditorium.
The event is free and open to the public.
During WW II, Nathan Glick traveled extensively on assignment as a
combat artist for the Ninth Air Force, to England, Egypt, North Africa,
Rumania, India, and Italy recreating powerful illustrations of combat
scenes and scenes of service life. Premier publications such as London
Illustrated, LIFE, Parade, Yank, and Stars & Stripes featured his
Glick has spent the last twenty- three years involved in various
artistic projects. Some of his most notable works include the design of
monumental bronze doors depicting historical Alabama scenes for the
Alabama Department of Archives and History, in Montgomery, AL, and the
illustrations of two classic children's books on the Southern Indian. In
2003, the artist designed murals for the Town of the Creek Nation, 1790
an interactive children's exhibition at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
Nathan Glick's works has been exhibited internationally in Cairo,
London, and Paris. Nationally, his work is part of the collections of
the Airmen Memorial Museum and the Savannah History Museum. Recently in
a solo show, " A Lifetime of Art" at the Lyda Rose Gallery, highlighted
the artist's accomplishments from age six to the present. Currently,
his work is on exhibit at the Atchison Gallery, Mountain Brook, AL, and
is included in many private collections throughout America and Europe.
And, another good article on Mr. Glick:
Clarence B. Hanson, Jr. Library
Birmingham Museum of Art
TEMPORARY NUMBER 205-254-2970