Gaston Lachaise


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Noun1.Gaston Lachaise - United States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935)Gaston Lachaise - United States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935)
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He found early acclaim in Paris as a young rival to Picasso and in New York as an equal to Gaston Lachaise. Handsome and reserved, he married Viola Speiss Flannery, a rich American widow, in 1919.
in New York City, offered works by Max Weber, John Marin, Abraham Walkowitz, William Zorach, Gaston Lachaise, Bernard Karfiol, Joseph Stella, and others.
While Gaston Lachaise's drawing of Hart Crane dancing nude is not specifically homoerotic, it does reference the poet's homosexuality in its exuberant celebration of the male body.
This weave of past and present seems standard fare for all of Michael Hackett's savvy selections, with works by Marsden Hartley, Smart Davis, John Graham, Elie Nadelman, and Gaston Lachaise. It's impossible merely to wander past their works: they exert a magnetic pull.
At a martini-fest hosted by Clear Channel at the Milwaukee Museum recently, male guests had to be pulled off a life-size bronze sculpture by Gaston Lachaise, called Standing Woman.