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Jewish artists

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Boris Penson, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0004.0031
Abstract Materials related to Boris Pénson. Known for poster art, he and his family moved to Riga, Latvia, in 1950 where he graduated from an art school. In 1967 he decided to emigrate to Israel but was refused a visa. After endless requests and refusals, he joined the Dymshits group which planned the hijacking of an aircraft to escape from the Soviet Union. In June 1970, together with other members of the group, he was arrested by the KGB at the Smolny airport. In December 1970, at the 1st Leningrad...
Dates: 1968-1978

POC/Pénson, Boris, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0004.0032
Abstract Materials related to Boris Pénson. Known for poster art, he and his family moved to Riga, Latvia, in 1950 where he graduated from an art school. In 1967 he decided to emigrate to Israel but was refused a visa. After endless requests and refusals, he joined the Dymshits group which planned the hijacking of an aircraft to escape from the Soviet Union. In June 1970, together with other members of the group, he was arrested by the KGB at the Smolny airport. In December 1970, at the "First...
Dates: 1968-1978