Blik, Maurice, 1939-
Amsterdam born Holocaust survivor who was deported to Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp. Since the camps liberation he has lived in England. He is an artist and was the subject for one of Debra Howard's portraits of child holocaust survivors.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Object: B398.01.00017
Abstract Framed drawing of Maurice Blik by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is in black and white, he wears a white t-shirt. Maurice Blik is looking towards the viewer.
Item — Object: B398.01.00027
Abstract Encaustic painting on canvas in reds, oranges, golds, blues and purples surrounded by ash wood frame. Canvas has black and white image of Maurice Blik and a reverse transfer of the image adjacent. Image is a photocopy of Deborah Howard’s print, B398.01.00017. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional and has nails embedded in it. Tally marks carved into wax and images of the Star of David and a moth visible in the wax (artist uses moths to symbolize Jews in her work).
Dates: circa 2008