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Arbit Blatas

 (1908 - 1999)
Arbit Blatas was active/lived in New York / France, Lithuania.  Arbit Blatas is known for portrait, landscape and still life painting, sculpture.

Arbit Blatas

The following text is from The New York Times, January 20, 2001:

Recreated by the artist after disappearing in a warehouse theft seven years ago, a series of paintings of scenes from Kurt Weill's Threepenny Opera have surfaced at a Manhattan gallery.

The 19 works by the painter and sculptor Arbit Blatas, who died in 1999 at the age of 90, are on view with a film by Mr. Blatas's widow, Regina Resnik, the mezzo-soprano and stage director, through Jan. 27 at the Leubsdorf Art Gallery at 68th Street and Lexington Avenue.

Mr. Blatas, a Lithuanian-born member of the School of Paris, attended the opera's premiere in Berlin in 1928 and based his paintings on a 1950's revival at the Theater de Lys in Gree  ...  Displaying 750 of 15154 characters.

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About  Arbit Blatas

Born:  1908 - Kaunas, Lithuania
Died:   1999 - New York City
Known for:  portrait, landscape and still life painting, sculpture