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L A D I S L A V

  B I E L I K 

“Where is the photo, where are the negatives?”.   Ladislav Bielik was blacklisted – unable to work in a country where work is mandatory.  He pleaded with the local authorities to allow him to regain his livelihood, support his wife and two sons.  Ironically, outside of Bratislava, the photo was attributed to Peter Lutz, other names, or to no one at all.  Locally, it was known to be the works of Bielik and the consequences of this knowledge were destroying his life, shackling his career.

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