Tag archives: Art of Symeon Shimin

Tonia at Tecolote, Authors Assemble at Library 
By Steven Libowitz   |   December 5, 2023

Artist Symeon Shimin’s name may not be a household word, but his most famous work might be one of the better-known images in American history: the original poster for Gone with the Wind. But Shimin, who died in 1984, not only painted such promotional images for Hollywood films but was also an award-winning illustrator of […]

Shimin Shines
By Richard Mineards   |   April 23, 2020

A new book, The Art of Symeon Shimin, featuring the paintings, drawings and writings of the late Russian-born Jewish artist, who died in New York in 1984 at the age of 82, has just been published. The work includes reproductions of more than 70 works, his autobiography Metamorphosis, and essays by Independent writers Charles Donelan […]