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Lazar
Osipovich Volovik

Russia 
1902−1977
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Painter, graphic artist, scene-designer, painter of decorative art

He studied at the Kharkov art school and the Ukrainian Academy of arts in Kiev. About 1920 he emigrated to Constantinople; in 1921 he settled in Paris. He Attended The Academy Of The "Grande Chaumiere". Met a lot of immigrants — N. Altman, V. Naiditsch, A. Lansky, And P. Flint, M. Sterling. He was married to Leah Griebenow, daughter of the famous publisher. He painted portraits, Nudes, landscapes, still lifes, scenes of theatrical life.

In the early 1920s he worked in the group of "Through"; designed the organized charity of the puppet performances. In 1923 he participated in the group exhibition "Impact" together with H. Sutin, V. Barth, K. Tereshkovich, I. Palesa, in 1928 — in the exhibition "Modern French art" in Moscow. Exhibitor of many art exhibitions in Paris. Held a personal exhibition in new York (1936).

During the Second world war, he remained in Paris. From 1946 he worked for the troupe "Russian ballet", created by L. and I. Grjebine.

Work is represented in many Museum collections, including the Pushkin Museum. A. S. Pushkin, the State Russian Museum.

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