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Mordecai "Max" Gorelik was a well known set designer, and during the 1920s and 1930s he worked with colleagues such as Norman Bel Geddes and Cleon Throckmorton. His work included pieces for the Provincetown Players and the Group Theatre, and he rendered his work in a range of media and styles. Later in life, he went to teach at Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, and he donated much of his work to the school. This digital collection of his works was made possible by a grant from the United States Institute for Theatre Technology. It contains over 800 scene designs, costume renderings and illustrations by Gorelik, and visitors can browse around at their leisure. There are some beautiful renderings here, and some particularly noteworthy items include his sketches for the sets of "A Distant Bell" and "Days of Glory".
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Date of Scout Publication 2010-08-06
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/Reports/ScoutReport/2010/scout-100806#7

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