Jacques Lipchitz


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Noun1.Jacques Lipchitz - United States sculptor (born in Lithuania) who pioneered cubist sculpture (1891-1973)
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However, Farsi felt like his beloved city deserved much more and so began to cast his net wider and succeeded in attracting renowned international artists such as Henry Moore, Victor Vasarely, Alexander Calder, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Joan MirE, Cesar Baldaccini, Sylvestre Monnier, Jean Arp and Jacques Lipchitz, among many others.
It is a denial of death.' Thus said the French sculptor Jacques Lipchitz.
25, Jacques Lipchitz exhibition, Vilnius Gaon Jewish State Museum
Opposite the smiling Hercules is Jacques Lipchitz's Baigneuse assise (Fig.
To name just a few: Hannah Arendt, a German political theorist and historian; Marc Chagall, a russian Jew by birth, whose surrealist art had flowered in Paris in the 1920s; and Jacques Lipchitz, a Cubist sculptor and colleague of Pablo Picasso, whose artistry continued to damn Hitler's policies and actions long after his arrival in the United States in 1940.
Opened in 2003, the New Orleans Museum of Art's (NOMA) internationally acclaimed Sculpture Garden contains 63 striking examples of 20th and 21st-century sculpture, including works by Leonard Baskin, Deborah Butterfield, Barbara Hepworth, Jacques Lipchitz, Henry Moore, Claes Oldenburg, Auguste Rodin, and George Segal.
The selection of illustrations is curious: why, for example, are there four images by the 19th-century genre painter Moritz Oppenheim, and two images each for Jacques Lipchitz and Amedeo Modigliani, when it surely would have been more illuminating to represent a wider range of artists?
Founded in 1860, this academy had been very influential in helping to develop talents like French artists Pierre Bonnard and Edward Vuillard as well as Americans artists, including the landscape painter John Henry Twachtman, the photographer and print maker Edward Steichen and the sculptor Jacques Lipchitz.
The Philadelphia show has some delightful examples including three sculpturesChana Orloff's neo-Futurist The Dancers (1923), Jacques Lipchitz's Sailor With Guitar (1914), and Modigliani's Brancusi-influenced Head of a Woman (1911)that are all movement and beauty.
"Jacques Lipchitz's sculpture before 1914 was banal," Douglas Cooper writes, and "the late-baroque style he [cultivated after] 1928 has led to works which are more vigorous than artistically meaningful." For Cooper, curator of the seminal 1970-71 exhibition "The Cubist Epoch," Lipchitz produced important sculpture only in the short period between those dates, when, under the influence of Juan Gris and Henri Laurens, his works embodied the narrow category of Synthetic Cubism.
Accompanying this verse was an article by Amena Saiyid and the following quotation by Jacques Lipchitz - 'All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture?