Balalaika Player

Balalaika Player



Alexander Blazys

(American, 1894-1963)


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 1926.1548



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.

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