- Misha Reznikoff
Misha Reznikoff was an American-Ukrainian artist noted for such pictures as The End of the Horse - Or New Deal (1934) and The Solidity of the Road to Metaphor and Memory (1935) . He was born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1905 and died in New York in 1971. He was married to photographer Genevieve Naylor. From 1940 to 1943, he and Genevieve were sent to Brazil as part of the cultural wing of the Office of Inter-American Affairs , a program set by the Roosevelt Administration to promote American goodwill throughout Latin America. Reznikoff used techniques such as décollage and was described by Clement Greenberg as a "frail talent".
- ^ a b Smithsonian American Art Museum http://americanart.si.edu/search/artist_bio.cfm?StartRow=1&ID=4019
- ^ Portrait of Nation Revealed in Photos of Bygone Brazil http://www.columbia.edu/cu/record/archives/vol21/vol21_iss18/record2118.14.html
- ^ Greenberg, O'Brien (1993) The Collected Essays and Criticisms University of Chicago Press
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