(1908 - 1999)
Arbit Blatas was active/lived in New York / France, Lithuania. Arbit Blatas is known for portrait, landscape and still life painting, sculpture.
Biography Arbit Blatas
The following text is from The New York Times, January 20, 2001:
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
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