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Balalaika Player

Balalaika Player

1925

Alexander Blazys

(American, 1894-1963)

sculptor

Bronze

Overall: 31.2 x 19.8 x 9.3 cm (12 5/16 x 7 13/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection 1548.1926

Description

A Lithuanian immigrant, Blazys introduced modernist sculpture to Cleveland upon his arrival in 1925. These figures merge rhythmic movement inspired by music with faceted, geometric planes derived from Cubism.

See also
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Bronze

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