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Zygmund Sazevich

 (1899 - 1968)
Zygmund Sazevich was active/lived in California / Russian Federation.  Zygmund Sazevich is known for modernist sculpture, carving, teaching.

Biography  
Zygmund Sazevich


Born in Kovno, Russia on May 2, 1899, Zygmund Sazevich was a student at the University of Kazan before moving to the San Francisco Bay area in 1923.  During the 1930s, he shared a studio in San Francisco with fellow Russian, Eugene Ivanoff.

His art studies were continued at UC Berkeley and the California School of Fine Art where he later was a member of the faculty from 1947-65; he also taught at Mills College in Oakland during 1947-58.

Sazevich died in San Francisco on May 27, 1968.

Exhibition:
SFAA from 1920s; GGIE, 1939; SFMA, 1941 (solo), 1953, 1955; Mills College, 1950, 1954 (solos); Museu de Arte Moderna (Sao Paulo, Brazil), 1955; Oakland Museum, 1982.

Collection:
SFMA; U.S. Post Offices

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; SF Chronicle, 5-28-1968 (obituary).

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About  Zygmund Sazevich

Born:  1899 - Kovno, Russia
Died:   1968 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  modernist sculpture, carving, teaching