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.
Also at mac Lyon, the present incorporates the past, as in Two Columns for One Bubble Light, 2007, a biomorphic tent by Ernesto Neto that is a set design for and a continuation of Jean Arp
's " Concretion humaine" (Human Concretion) series, 1933-36.
Records were also found for Jean Arp
(S4-9m) and Germaine Richier ($3m), and it was fascinating to see Archipenko chased by Russian, Chinese, American and European bidders.
His art follows the examples of Picasso and Jean Arp
in undermining the concept of the artist's obligation to maintain a single cohesive style.
It is joined by an abstract brass work by the Franco-German Dadaist artist Jean Arp
, entitled Homme vu par une Fleur (Flower's-eye View of a Man), donated to the collection by a longstanding Friend of the Barber Institute.
1933 was clearly the high point of this exchange and a remarkable year for Hepworth, for it included a trip to Paris, where she visited the studios of Jean Arp
, Picasso and Brancusi, the last filling her with admiration for 'the complete unity of form and material' found in his work and for the revelation that sculpture could be so joyous, spontaneous, active and elemental.
The following day a visit to Meudon to see Jean Arp
in his studio presented an experience of quite another kind.
He himself was a fabulous photographer and he produced hundreds of images of various Dada and Surrealist artists that he had published, including Marcel Duchamp, Jean Arp
, Tristan Tzara, Hans Bellmer, Giorgio de Chirico, and, of course, Dali.
He was exposed there to modernist artists and sculptors - among them Constantin Brancusi, Jean Arp
and Henry Moore - who influenced his future artistic style.
Dada spread to several centers in Europe and the US and was represented by such artists Jean Arp
, Kurt Schwitters, Max Ernst, and the Romanian poet Tristan Tzara, among others.