American, 1924 - 2015
Signed Barazani lower right; titled and dated on reverse.
Provenance: Devorah Sherman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Morris Barazani was born in Highland Park, MI in 1924 and raised in Detroit. After serving in WWII, he studied at the Institute of Design in Chicago. In 1968, Barazani started the art department at DePaul University and in 1969 became the Director of the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois, Circle Campus, retiring in 1993. In 1914, Barazani had a retrospective of his work at the Ukrainian Museum in Chicago. He died at the age of 91 in Steuben, WI.