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Ar·chi·pen·ko

 (är′kə-pĕng′kō), Alexander Porfyrovych or Porfirevich 1887-1964.
Ukrainian-born American sculptor noted for his cubist depictions of the human body, such as Woman Combing Her Hair (1915).

Archipenko

(Russian arˈxipɪnkə)
n
(Biography) Aleksandr Porfiryevich (alɪkˈsandr parˈfirjɪvitʃ). 1887– 1964, Russian sculptor and painter, in the US after 1923, whose work is characterized by economy of form

Ar•chi•pen•ko

(ˌɑr kəˈpɛŋ koʊ)

n.
Aleksander Porfirievich, 1887–1964, U.S. sculptor, born in Russia.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Keith Haring (May 4,1958), Salvador Dali (May 11, 1904), Henri Rousseau (May 21, 1884), Franz Kline (May 23, 1910), and Alexander Archipenko (May 30,1887).
As his title suggests, Duncan examines the ingenious ways in which Falkenstein explored "anti-form" in three dimensions, beginning in the late 1930s by creating a group of polychromed ceramic sculptures with no central core, turning them inside out by bending and folding slabs of clay in the manner of Mobius strips (her teacher at Mills College, the Russian avant-garde sculptor Alexander Archipenko, christened them "sculpto-paintings").
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Artists of the Russian avant-garde such as Alexander Archipenko, Mikhail Larionov, Kazimir Malevich, and Liubov Popova combined political and social concerns with their stylistic innovations.