Recollections of My Father: Eugene Andrew Zaikine
Lying in a crib in Rego Park, Long Island, New York in the borough of Queens, I seem to remember a giant rabbit eating a carrot over my bed. This would be the first of many murals my dad would do that I was part of. Whether the recollection is true or seeing photographs of me as a baby with the grand and wise rabbit triggered those early memories, I cannot say for sure.
At about the age of three we moved to Saunders Street in Elmhurst, where my dad was already a sought after painter (surrealist) and muralist. He had worked on many restaurants, theater lobbies and churches throughout the country. He had worked on such famous places as the half Moon
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