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Boris Deutsch (4 Jun 1892 - 16 Jan 1978)
“Born in Riga, Deutsch studied painting in Kiev and Berlin before coming to the U.S. in 1916. His studio employment in Hollywood between 1919 and 1922 was his education in filmmaking. His knowledge of Yiddish theater and related Jewish arts is reflected in his paintings and single film, Lullaby (1929).” –Bruce Posner

“Born in Krasnagorka, Lithuania, Deutsch began drawing at age five and remained a self-taught artist except for brief intervals at the Bloom Academy of Art in Riga, Latvia and the Kunstgewerbe Schule in Berlin. He immigrated to Seattle, WA in 1916 and in 1919 settled in Los Angeles. He soon was supporting himself with commercial art and set designs for movies. During the late 1930s, he did murals for the WPA including Hot Springs (NM) Post Office, Reedley (CA) Post Office, and 11 murals in the Los Angeles Terminal Annex Post Office. A modernist, he specialized in Jewish genre and figures; during the last decade of his life he experimented with monotypes and other printmaking.” —Edan Hughes


1929 / 35mm / n&b / sonore / simple écran / 10' 12 / 35 €
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