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sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz by Henry R. Hope

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Published by Museum of Modern Art in New York .
Written in English


  • Lipchitz, Jacques, -- 1891-1973.

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Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and elsewhere.

StatementHenry R. Hope.
ContributionsMuseum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
The Physical Object
Pagination95p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13648422M

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Seated Man with a Guitar. Seated Man with a Guitar is one of Lipchitz' most mature Cubist works. While it is less abstract than earlier works such as Sculpture (), Lipchitz manages to reduce the human figure into a few distinct shapes while maintaining a degree of naturalism. The simple forms that make up the guitar are integrated with the figure's body, fusing the two as . Jacques Lipchitz (22 August [O.S. 10 August] – 16 May ) was a Cubist sculptor, from late Lipchitz retained highly figurative and legible components in his work leading up to –16, after which naturalist and descriptive elements were muted, dominated by a synthetic style of Crystal place: Druskininkai, Lithuania. Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz. [New York, Plantin Press, printed for the Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art, ] (OCoLC) Named Person: Jacques Lipchitz; Jacques Lipchitz; Jacques Lipchitz; Jacques Lipchitz; Jacques Lipchitz: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry R Hope; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y. Among the foremost 20th-century Cubist sculptors, Jacques Lipchitz produced muscular, expressive works exploring biblical and mythological stories and such universal human themes as fidelity, love, and motherhood. He moved to Paris in , where he began his career and became influenced by the nascent cubist style of Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque and the Nationality: Lithuanian-French.

Jacques Lipchitz is one of the great sculptors of our time. For over forty years, he has been an important figure in modern art. Long recognized as a master in the School of Paris, he was forced in to take refuge in the United States, and since that time has chosen to remain here.   "Jacques Lipchitz: A Life in Sculpture," in the Jewish Museum's temporary quarters at the New-York Historical Society (the museum is closed for two years for expansion and renovation), proposes a.   Jacques Lipchitz, one of the foremost sculptors of the 20th century, died Saturday of a heart attack at the hotel where he was vacationing in Capri. He was 81 years old. Jacques Lipchitz, original name Chaim Jacob Lipchitz, (born August 10 [Aug New Style], , Druskininkai, Lithuania, Russian Empire—died , Capri, Italy), Russian-born French sculptor whose style was based on the principles of Cubism; he was a pioneer of nonrepresentational sculpture.. As a youth, Lipchitz studied engineering in Vilnius, Lithuania.

INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CENTER 14 Fairgrounds Road, Suite B Hamilton, NJ P: F: Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz. [New York], [Plantin Press, printed for the Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art], [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Jacques Lipchitz; Jacques Lipchitz; Jacques Lipchitz; Jacques Lipchitz; Jacques Lipchitz: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File. Jacques LIPCHITZ () (France) is an artist born in The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a drawing-watercolor sold in , at Briest, and the most recent auction result is a sculpture-volume sold in   Jacques Lipchitz, born Chaim Jacob Lipchitz, was the Lithuanian-born French artist best known for the Cubist works he made in Paris during the early s. At first, under the influence of his father, he studied engineering, but in , supported by his mother he moved to Paris to study at the École des Beaux-Arts and the Académie ality: Lithuania.