Born in Riga, Russian Empire, in 1909. Died in Tel-Aviv, Israel, in 1988.
"In addition to his talent as an artist, Arthur also exhibited compassion. […]. It was as if he had been sent to us to inspire each one of us with a touch of bravery and infuse us with vitality: as long as we are still alive, we are not to lose faith in the Jewish people and their survival."
Meir Levinstein, On the Edge of the Abyss, (trans. from Russian) Hebrew edition, Moreshet, Israel, 1975, p. 56.