Born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1922, Albert Goldman started drawing and painting at the age of 8. In 1936 he attended an art course given by Italian and Greek masters. In 1946 he decorated an evening gown for an American singer, Catherine Essex, who sang before King Farouk.
In 1948, during an air raid over Alexandria, he was attacked by an Arab mob accusing him of signaling Israeli planes. He was put on the blacklist by the Ministry of Interior in Egypt, and in 1951 he managed to leave Egypt and came to Israel in September 1951.
In 1956 he attended a drawing and painting course with Meyerovitch and Avraham Yaskiel in Haifa. He organized the Jerusalem Art Cellar in 1958 and settled in Jerusalem.
He paints mostly Israeli landscapes, particulary of Jerusalem.