At age 19 he enrolled in the First State free art workshops, but three years later, in 1920, moved to Berlin to escape the revolution. In 1922 he joined the art society "Spindle".
In 1924 he went to Italy, where for 9 months in Florence, wrote a lot of paintings. Then he settled in Paris. In the 1920s he worked mainly in the field of book graphics. Illustrated and designed books for the Parisian publisher "La Pleiade".
In October 1924 glyukmana he held his first solo exhibition at the Gallery Druet in Paris. From 1925 Gluckman showed his works at the Paris Salons - the Salon des Tuileries (Tuileries des), the Autumn Salon, the Salon of independent artists and at exhibitions of the National Society of fine arts. In the 1930s, turned to easel painting. The main topics of Gluckman was the Paris street scenes filled with people, sensual Nude of a style of "Nude" and the Paris night life. He painted portraits, scenes of urban life and landscapes.
In Paris in the 1930-ies and there was the peak of his career. His paintings were critically and sold well