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Daniel Aaron Pic American writer, literary critic, 1997 1912- Categories
Meyer Abrams RWF Pic American literary historian, literary scholar, 2001 1912-2012 Search
David Adler Pic American architect, 1946 1842-1949
Renata Adler Pic American journalist, writer, film critic, 1987 1938-
Samuel Adler HW Pic German-born American composer, conductor, 2001 1928-
Nelson Algren RWF Pic American novelist, (Jewish mother) 1981 1909-81
Woody Allen RWF HW Pic American director, writer, actor, comedian, 1987 1935- honorary
Hannah Arendt RWF HW Pic German political theorist, 1964 1906-75
Richard Artschwager Pic American painter, sculptor, illustrator, (Jewish mother) 2002 1923-2013
Paul Auster RWF HW Pic American detective writer, filmmaker, poet, translator, 2006 1947-
Milton Babbitt RWF HW Pic American composer, 1965 1916-2011
Will Barnet Pic American painter, teacher, critic,   1982 1911-2012
Isaac Bashevis Singer RWF HW Pic Polish-born American writer, Nobel Prize (1978), 1978 1902-91
Leonard Baskin RWE Pic American sculptor, grafic artist, 1963 1922-2000
Robert Beaser Pic American composer, 2004 1954-
Samuel Behrman Pic American playwright, screenwriter, novelist, 1943 1893-1973
Saul Bellow RWF HW Pic Canadian-born American writer, Nobel Prize (1976) 1958 1915-2005
Bernard Berenson RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born American art historian, 1937 1865-1959
Arthur Berger Pic American composer, 1972 1912-2003
Eugene Berman Pic Russian-born American painter, 1964 1899-1972
Leonid Berman Pic Russian-born American painter, 1976 1899-1976
Leonard Bernstein RWF HW Pic American conductor, composer, author, music lecturer, pianist, 1961 1918-90
Elmer Bischoff Pic American painter, 1988 1916-91
Marc Blitzstein HW Pic American composer, songwriter:lyricist, 1959 1905-64
Ernest Bloch RWF HW Pic Swiss-born American composer, 1943 1880-1959
James Brooks RWF HW Pic American film and telvision producer, director, screenwriter, 1973 1940-
Harold Bloom RWF Pic American literary/cultural critic, 1990 1930-
Hyman Bloom Pic Latvian-born American painter, 1974 1913-2009
Robert Blum Pic American painter, 1898 1857-1903 ExLink
Peter Blume Pic Russian-born American painter,   1951 1906-92 ExLink
Ilya Bolotowsky Pic Russian-born american painter,   1982 1907-81 ExLink
Henry Brant HW Pic Canadian-born American composer, 1979 1913-2008
Martin Bresnick Pic American music scholar,  2006 1946- ExLink
Marcel Breuer RWF Pic Hungarian-born British American architect, furniture designer, 1965 1902-81
Joseph Brodsky RWF HW Pic Russian-born Soviet poet and essayist, Nobel Prize (1987) 1979 1940-96
Arnold Brunner RWE Pic American architect, 1913 1857-1925 ExLink
Robert Brustein Pic American educator, literary/theater critic, author, 1999 1927- ExLink
Art Buchwald RWF Pic American humor columnist, 1986 1925-2007
Gordon Bunshaft RWF HW Pic American architect,  1960 1909-90
Charles Burchfield Pic American painter, 1943 1893-1967
Hortense Calisher Pic American fiction writer, 1977 1911-2007
Robert Caro Pic American writer, biographer, 2008 1935-
Aaron Copland RWF HW Pic American composer, conductor, 1954 1900-90
John Corigliano RWF HW Pic American composer, (Jewish mother) 1938-
Edward Dahlberg Pic Ameican novelist, essayist, 1968 1900-77
Walter Damrosch RWF HW Pic German-born American composer, conductor, librettist, (Jewish paternal grandfather) 1932 1862-1950
Mario Davidovsky Pic Argentine-born American composer, 1982 1934-
Jo Davidson Pic American sculptor, 1944 1883-1952
Babette Deutsch Pic American poet, critic, translator, novelist, 1973 1895-1982 ExLink
David Diamond RWF Pic American composer, 1966 1915-2005
Jim Dine Pic American pop artist, 1935-
Edgar Doctorow RWF Pic American writer, 1984 1931-
Leon Edel Pic American literary critic, biographer, 1964 1907-97
Irwin Edman Pic American philosopher, 1941 1896-1954
Deborah Eisenberg Pic American short-story writer, actress, teacher,   2007 1945-
Peter Eisenman RWF HW Pic American architect, 2001 1932-
Stanley Elkin RWF Pic American writer, historian, 1982 1930-95 ExLink
Richard Ellmann RWF Pic American literary critic, biographer, 1971 1918-87 ExLink
Jules Feiffer Pic American cartoonist, author, 1995 1929-
Edna Ferber RWF Pic American novelist, author, playwright, 1930 1885-1968
Lawrence Ferlinghetti RWF Pic American poet, painter, (Jewish mother) 2003 1919-
Leslie Fiedler Pic American literary critic, playwright, 1988 1917-2003
Eric Fischl Pic American painter, sculptor, 2006 1948-
Shelby Foote, Jr Pic American novelist, historian, (Jewish maternal grandfather) 1994 1916-2005 ExLink
Lukas Foss RWF HW Pic German-born American conductor, composer, pianist, 1962 1922-2009
Mary Frank Pic British-born American painter, sculptor, 1984 1933-
Waldo Frank Pic American novelist, social historian, literary/social critic,   1952 1889-1967 ExLink
Helen Frankenthaler RWF HW Pic American abstract artist, 1974 1928-2011 ExLink
Jane Freilicher Pic American painter, poet, ???   1989
Leo Friedlander Pic American sculptor, 1953 1888-1966
Naum Gabo RWF Pic Belarusian-born British sculptor, 1975 1890-1977
Daniel Garber Pic American impressionist painter, 1948 1880-1958
Peter Gay HW Pic German-born American historian of ideas, 1989 1923-
Frank Gehry RWF HW Pic Canadian-American architect, art museum designer,    1987 1929-
Miriam Gideon Pic American composer, 1975 1906-96
Allen Ginsberg RWF HW Pic American poet,  1973 1926-97
Philip Glass RWF HW Pic American composer, 2003 1937-
Louise Gluck RWF Pic American poet, 1996 1943-
Leon Golub RWF Pic American political painter, 2002 1922-2004
Adolph Gottlieb RWF HW Pic American abstract expressionist painter, sculptor, 1972 1903-74
Morton Gould HW Pic American composer, conductor, pianist, 1986 1913-96
Dorothea Greenbaum Pic American sculptor, 1968 1986
William Gropper Pic American cartoonist, painter, muralist, Yiddish writer, 1968 1897-1977 ExLink
Chaim Gross Pic Ukrainian-born American sculptor, 1983 1904-91
Louis Gruenberg RWF Pic Belarusian-born Russian-American composer, 1947 1884-1964
Jules Guerin Pic American painter, muralist, illustrator, ??? 1908 1866-1946
Emily Hahn Pic American journalist, author, 1987 1905-97 ExLink
Oscar Hammerstein II RWF HW Pic German-born American producer, lyricist, librettist, songwriter:lyricist, theater director, (Jewish father) 1950 1895-1960
Robert Hass Pic American poet, 2002 1941-
Anthony Hecht Pic American poet, 1970 1923-2004
Joseph Hergesheimer Pic American author, ??? 1920 1880-1954
Joseph Hirsch Pic American artist, 1967 1910-81
Al Hirschfeld RWF Pic American caricaturist, 2003 1903-2003
Al Held Pic American abstract expressionist painter, 1984 1928-2005 ExLink
Joseph Heller RWF HW Pic American novelist, playwright, 1977 1923-99
Lillian Hellman RWF HW Pic American playwright, librettist, 1946 1905-84
John Hollander Pic American poet, literary critic, 1979 1929-2013
Richard Howard Pic American poet, literary critic, essayist, translator, 1983 1929-
Irving Howe Pic American historian, literary/social critic, 1979 1920-93
Matthew Josephson Pic American social historian, author, journalist, 1948 1899-1978 ExLink
Louis Kahn RWF HW Pic Estonian-born American architect,  1973 1901-74
Wolf Kahn Pic German-born American painter, 1984 1927- ExLink
Justin Kaplan Pic American writer, editor, biographer, 1985 1925-2014
Alex Katz RWF Pic American figurative artist, 1988 1927-
George Kaufman HW Pic American playwright, director, producer, drama critic, 1938 1889-1961
Alfred Kazin HW Pic American author, playwright, literary critic, 1965 1915-98
Jerome Kern RWF HW Pic American musicals composer, songwriter:composer, 1945 1885-1945
Jamaica Kincaid RWF Pic Antiguan-born American novelist, (convert to Judaism) 2004 1949-
Leon Kirchner Pic American classical composer, 1962 1919-2009
Lincoln Kirstein Pic American arts patron, dance impresario, 1995 1907-96 honorary
Kenneth Koch Pic American poet, playwright, 1996 1925-2002
Leon Kroll Pic American painter, lithographer, critic, art teacher, 1930 1884-1974 ExLink
Louis Kronenberger Pic American writer, drama critic, 1951 1904-80
Stanley Kunitz Pic American poet, educator, translator, 1974 1905-2006
Tony Kushner RWF HW Pic American playwright, 2005 1956-
Ezra Laderman Pic American classical composer, 1991 1924-2015
Ibram Lassaw Pic Egyptian-born American sculptor,    1984 1913-2003 ExLink
Denise Levertov RWE Pic British-born American poet, (Jewish father) 1980 1923-97
Julian Levi Pic American painter, 1959 1900-82 ExLink
Harry Levin Pic American literary critic, 1960 1912-94 ExLink
David Levine Pic American caricaturist, illustrator, 1983 1926-2009
Jack Levine RWF Pic American expresionist painter, 1956 1915-2010
Philip Levine Pic American anarchist poet, 1997 1928-2015
Roy Lichtenstein RWF HW Pic American popular art painter, 1979 1923-97
Peter Lieberson RWF Pic American composer, (Jewish father) 2006 1947-2011
Richard Lindner Pic German-born American painter, 1972 1901-78
Jacques Lipchitz RWF HW Pic Lithuanian-born French American cubist, 1962 1891-1973
Walter Lippmann RWF Pic American writer, journalist, political commentator, 1934 1889-1974
Seymour Lipton Pic American sculptor, 1975 1903-86
Louis Loeb American painter, illustrator, 1908 1866-1909
Alison Lurie Pic American novelist, academic, 1989 1926- ExLink
Norman Mailer RWF HW Pic American novelist, social critic, 1967 1923-2007
Bernard Malamud RWF Pic American writer, 1980 1914-86
Janet Malcolm Pic Czech-born American journalist, writer, 1934-
David Mamet RWF HW Pic American playwright, screenwriter, director, poet, novelist, 1994 1947-
Rouben Mamoulian Pic Georgian-born American film director, 1984 1897-1987 honorary
Robert Mangold Pic American minimalist artist, ??? 2001 1937-
Mary McCarthy Pic American novelist, critic, political activist, (Jewish maternal grandmother) 1912-89
Richard Meier RWF HW Pic American architect, 1983 1934-
Arthur Miller RWF HW Pic American playwright, essayist, 1971 1915-2005
Lewis Mumford RWF Pic American technology/science historian, (Jewish father) 1955 1895-1950
Robert Nathan Pic American novelist, poet, 1936 1894-1985
Howard Nemerov HW Pic American poet, author, editor, 1976 1920-91
Richard Neutra RWF Pic Austrian-born American architect, 1964 1892-1970
Louise Nevelson RWF Pic Ukrainian-born American sculptor, 1979 1899-1988
Kenneth Noland Pic American abstract painter, ??? 1977 1924-2010
Leonard Ochtman RWF Pic Dutch-born American artist, ??? 1908 1854-1935
Jules Olitski RWF HW Pic Ukrainian-born American painter, sculptor, 2006 1922-2007
Cynthia Ozick RWF Pic American writer, 1988 1928-
Grace Paley RWF Pic American short story writer, poet, 1980 1922-2007
Dorothy Parker RWF HW Pic American writer, (Jewish father) 1959 1893-1967
Philip Pearlstein Pic American contemporary realist painter, 1982 1924- ExLink
Ernest Peixotto Pic American painter, illustrator, author, 1937 1869-1940
Cesar Pelli Pic Argentine-born American architect, 1926-
Irving Penn RWF Pic American fashion photographer,   2003 1917-2009 honorary
Sidney Perelman Pic American writer, screenwriter, humorist, 1958 1904-79
George Perle Pic American composer, musicologist, 1978 1915-2009
Tobias Picker Pic American composer, 2012 1954-
Robert Pinsky HW Pic American poet, essayist, literary critic, translator, 1999 1940-
James Polshek Pic American architect, 2005 1930- ExLink
Bela Pratt Pic American sculptor, ???, 1910 1867-1917
Shulamit Ran HW Pic Israeli-born American composer, 2003 1949-
Abraham Rattner Pic American painter, prinmaker, poet, 1958 1893-1978
Steve Reich RWF HW Pic American composer, 1994 1936-
Milton Resnick Pic Russian-born American painter, 1993 1917-2004 ExLink
Elmer Rice RWF HW Pic American producer, director, playwright, 1938 1892-1967
Larry Rivers RWF Pic American pop art painter, musician, filmmaker, 1979 1923-2002 JVL
Jerome Robbins RWF HW Pic American dancer, choreographer, director, 1985 1918-98 honorary
George Rochberg HW Pic American composer, 1985 1918-2005
Richard Rodgers RWF HW Pic American composer, songwriter, 1955 1902-79
Susan Rothenberg RWF Pic American painter, 1990 1945- ExLink
Philip Roth RWF Pic American novelist, 1970 1933-
Mark Rothko RWF HW Pic Latvian-born American abstract expressionist painter, 1968 1903-70
Theodore Roszak Pic Polish-born American sculptor, painter, ??? 1964 1907-81
Muriel Rukeyser Pic American poet, political activist, 1967 1913-80
Oliver Sacks RWF HW Pic British-American neurologist, author, 1996 1933-2015
Meyer Schapiro RWF Pic Lithuanian-born American art historian, 1976 1904-96
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr RWF Pic American historian, social critic, special assistant to the president, (Jewish paternal grandfather) 1961 1917-2007
Naomi Schor Pic American language/literary scholar,  1943-2001
Mark Schorer Pic American writer, novelist, critic,  1962 1908-77
William Schuman RWF HW Pic American composer, music administrator, 1946 1910-92
George Segal RWF HW Pic American sculptor, 1981 1924-2000
Richard Serra RWF Pic American pop art sculptor, (Jewish mother) 1995 1939-
Ben Shahn Pic Lithuanian-born American artist, 1956 1898-1969
Joel Shapiro Pic American sculptor, 1998 1941- ExLink
Karl Shapiro HW Pic American poet, author, editor, 1959 1913-2000
Wallace Shawn Pic American actor, playwright, 2006 1943-
Al Sherman Pic Ukrainian-born American songwriter, 1897-1973
Cindy Sherman Pic American photographer, film director, 2005 1954-
Elie Siegmeister Pic American composer, educator, author, 1990 1909-91
Sidney Simon American sculptor, painter,   1996 -1997 ExLink
Nicolas Slonimsky RWF Pic Russian-born American composer, conductor, music critic, lexicographer, author, 1991 1894-1995 honorary
Carl Snyder American economist, statistician, ??? 1869-1946
Gary Snyder RWF Pic American poet, essayist, environmental activist, 1987 1930-
Anna Sokolow HW Pic American dancer, choreographer, 1993 1910-2000 honorary
Stephen Sondheim RWF HW Pic American composer, lyricist, songwriter, 1983 1930-
Susan Sontag RWF HW Pic American novelist, essayist, literary theorist, film director, 1979 1933-2004
Moses Soyer RWF Pic Russian-born American painter, 1969 1899-1974
Raphael Soyer RWF Pic Russian-born American painter, 1969 1899-1987
Eugene Speicher Pic American painter, ??? 1942 1883-1962
Nancy Spero RWF Pic American painter, 2006 1926-2009
Saul Steinberg RWF HW Pic Romanian-born American cartoonist, illustrator,  1991 1914-99
Maurice Sterne Pic Latvian-born American painter, sculptor, 1938 1878-1957 ExLink
Albert Sterner Pic British-born American painter, illustrator, 1929 1946- ExLink
Mark Strand HW Pic Canadian-born American poet, essayist, translator, 1981 1934-2014
Simeon Strunsky Pic Belarusian-born American author, editor, 1946 1879-1948 ExLink
Studs Terkel RWF Pic American author, historian, actor, broadcaster, 1997 1912-2008
Arthur Train Pic American lawyer, criminologist, novelist, 1924 1875-1945 ExLink
Lionel Trilling RWF Pic American literary/social critic, author, teacher, 1975 1905-75
Barbara Tuchman RWF HW Pic American historian, author, journalist, 1971 1912-89
Jack Tworkov Pic Polish-born American abstract exspressionist painter,  1981 1900-82 ExLink
Louis Untermeyer Pic American poet, anthologist, critic, editor,    1941 1855-1977
Roman Vishniac RWF HW Pic Russian American photographer, 1984 1897-1990 honorary
Max Weber RWF Pic Polish-born American painter, 1955 1881-1961
Hugo Weisgall Pic Czech-born American composer,    1975 1912-97
Elie Wiesel RWF HW Pic Romanian-born American writer, Nobel Prize (1986) for Peace, 1996 1928-2016
Billy Wilder RWF HW Pic Austrian-born American movie director, screenwriter, producer, 1984 1906-2002 honorary
Frederick Wiseman RWF Pic American documentary filmmaker, 2001 1930- honorary
Helen Wolff American publisher, co-founder of Pantheon Books, 1985 -1994 honorary
Yehudi Wyner Pic American composer, pianist, conductor, 1999 1929-
William Zorach Pic Lithuanian-born American abstract sculptor, writer, 1953 1887-1966
Ellen Zwilich Pic American post-modernist composer, 1992 1939-
Foreign Members
Yehuda Amichai RWF HW Pic German-born Israeli poet,    1986 1924-2000
Giorgio Bassani RWF HW Pic Italian novelist, poet, essayist, 1974 1916-2000
Sir Isaiah Berlin RWF HW Pic Latvian-born British philosopher, historian of ideas, 1966 1909-97
Roberto Burle Marx RWE Pic Brazilian landscape architect, garden designer, painter, (Jewish father)  1979 1909-94 honorary
Sir Anthony Caro RWF Pic British sculptor, 1979 1924-2013
Elias Canetti RWF HW Pic Bulgarian-born British Austrian author, Nobel prize (1981) in literature, 1984 1905-94 honorary
Marc Chagall RWF HW Pic Belarusian-born Russian-French painter, stained glass artist, 1958 1887-1985
Sir Jacob Epstein RWF HW Pic American-born British sculptor, 1955 1880-1959 honorary
Lucian Freud RWE HW Pic German-born Britiah painter, 1988 1922-2011
Alexander Goehr Pic German-born British composer, 1989 1932-
Sir Ernst Gombrich RWF HW Pic Austrian-born British art historian, 1985 1909-2001
Nadine Gordimer RWF HW Pic South-African writer, Nobel Prize (1991) in literature, 1978 1923-2014
Arthur Koestler HW Pic Hungarian-born British novelist, critic, 1976 1905-83 honorary
Claude Levi-Strauss RWF HW Pic Belgian-born French anthropologist, philosopher, sociologist, 1977 1908-2009
Gyorgy Ligeti RWF HW Pic Romanian-born Hungarian composer, 1984 1923-2006
Jacques Offenbach RWF HW Pic German-born French composer, cellist, 1943 1819-80 honorary
Alberto Moravia RWF HW Pic Italian author, journalist, (Jewish father) 1964 1907-90 honorary
Oscar Niemeyer RWF HW Pic Brazilian architect, 1964 1907-2012
Boris Pasternak RWF HW Pic Russian poet, writer, translator, Nobel Prize (1958) 1960 1890-1960 honorary
Harold Pinter RWF HW Pic British American playwright, theater director, Nobel Prize (2005) 1984 1930-2008
Diego Rivera RWN HW Pic Mexican painter, muralist, (Jewish mother/converso descent) 1943 1886-1957
Alfred Schnittke RWF HW Pic Russian/Soviet composer, (Jewish father) 1995 1934-98
Dame Muriel Spark RWE Pic British novelist, (Jewish father) 1978 1918-2006
Sir Tom Stoppard RWF HW Pic Czech-born British screenwriter, playwright, 2000 1937-
Joseph Tal RWF HW Pic German/Polish-born Israeli composer, 1981 1910-2008 ExLink
Franz Werfel RWF HW Pic Czech-born Austrian novelist, playwright, poet, librettist, 1943 1890-1945
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David Aronson Pic Lithuanian-born American painter, 1967 1923-2015
Hugo Ballin Pic American artist, muralist, author, film director, 1906 1879-1956
Peter Blume Pic Belarusian-born American painter, scuptor, 1906-92
Ernest Blumenschein Pic American artist, landscape painter, ??? 1927 1874-1960
Aaron Bohrod Pic American artist, muralist, 1953 1907-92
Arnold Brunner RWE Pic American architect, 1916 1857-1925
Giorgio Cavaglieri Pic Italian-born American architectual preservationist, 1984 1911-2007
Frank Eliscu Pic American sculptor, 1967 1912-96
Mary Frank Pic British-born American painter, sculptor, 1990 1933-
Leo Friedlander Pic American sculptor, 1949 1888-1966
Richard Haas Pic American painter, muralist, 1994 1936-
Wolf Kahn Pic German-born American painter, 1980 1927-
Chaim Koppelman Pic American artist, painter, educator, ??? 1920-2009
Mauricio Lasansky Pic Argentine arist, educator, 1990 1914-2012
Raoul Middleman Pic American painter, 1935-
Harvey Quaytman Pic American painter, 1993 1937-2002
Eugene Speicher Pic American artist, ??? 1925 1883-1962
Nancy Spero RWF Pic American painter, 1926-2009
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