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Pinchas Burnstein Maryan

 (1927 - 1977)
Pinchas Burnstein Maryan was active/lived in New York / Poland.  Pinchas Maryan is known for expressionist painting, linoleum cuts.

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Pinchas Burnstein Maryan


Born in Poland in 1927 with the name of Pinchas Burstein, Maryan, became a modernist artist whose work reflected the nightmarish existence he led as a Jew during his formative years.  "He has succeeded in making his grim autobiography into art." (Glueck) At age 12, he was arrested with his family and spent the nex six years at Auschwitz concentration camp.  During that period, he had a leg amputated.  However, he lived and was liberated in 1945, when the Russians came through, but the rest of his family, including his father who was a baker, had died.

After the war, he studied in Jerusalem, and in 1950 moved to Paris, where he enrolled in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.  He settled in New York City in 1  ...  Displaying 750 of 3615 characters.



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About  Pinchas Burnstein Maryan

Born:  1927 - Nowy-Sacz, Poland
Died:   1977
Known for:  expressionist painting, linoleum cuts