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 Sascha Brastoff  (1918 - 1993)

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Lived/Active: New York/Ohio      Known for: Sculpture, design, illustration

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Sascha Brastoff (1918-1993)

1918 Sascha Brastoff was born Samuel Brostofsky in Cleveland, Ohio, one of eight children
1935 At age 17, Brastoff studies dance and eventually dances with the Cleveland Ballet.
1940 Attends Western Reserve School of Art in Cleveland. Brastoff goes to work for Macy's designing window displays in NYC.
1942 Brastoff enters the Army Air Force. Initially designing posters, he joins the ATC road show. He becomes well known for his comic interpretation of Carmen Miranda, called by theater legend Moss Hart as the "greatest sight laugh of this century."
1944 Brastoff moves to California and signs a seven year contract with 20th Century Fox as a designer and entertainer.
1947 Brastoff opens his first ceramic plant in Los Angeles producing hand painted earthenware.
1948 Six canapé trays entered into a Syracuse Museum competition win Best of Show for Pottery and a $100 award from the Harker Pottery Company.
1952 With backing from Winthrop Rockefeller, Brastoff opens a new, larger factory in Los Angeles. The factory is destroyed by fire after only six months.
1953 A  larger 35,000 sq. ft. factory and show-room opens and employs more than 100 people.
1960 Brastoff's company begins to suffer from financial losses after years of success.
1962 Brastoff has a nervous breakdow, his company continues to sell items under his name.
1966 After several years away from the public eye, Brastoff has a one-man show of metal sculpture at the Dalzell Hatfield Galleries in Los Angeles.
1971 Brastoff designs the Espfanade and Roman Bronze lines for the Haeger Potteries
1972 He  produces a line of jewelry for Marilyn Watson Creations.
1973 The Sascha Brastoff ceramic factory closes after many years of producing his designs.
1975 Brastoff produces a line of jewelry for Merle Norman.
1975-1985 Brastoff designs and produces a myriad of lines for other ceramic, jewelry and decorative arts companies. He experiments with a wide variety of new materials and techniques, including holograms.
1985 Brastoff's health begins to decline; his artistic out-put is significantly curtailed.
1993 Brastoff dies after years of battling prostate cancer.

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