Art: From Brazil

Lasar Segall paints violence from memory. A Jew, he spent his youth in Tsarist Russia. In 1912 he won minor fame by being the first Cubist to exhibit in Brazil. In 1923 he went there to live. As a Brazilian, brown-haired Lasar Segall has painted jungles, plantations and coffee-handling with a realism that does his naturalization papers credit. Last week, at 49, Artist Segall made his U. S. debut at Manhattan's Neumann-Willard Gallery with a show of oils, water colors and etchings. Critics were impressed.

For all its variance, Artist Segall's work, like himself, is meticulous, disciplined, treats trouble tranquilly. His paintings...

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