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LIPCHITZ, Ossip/Jacques

Druskieniki, Lithuania 1891 - Capri, Italy 1973

Tête

Head

1915, cast by 1951

bronze

free-standing abstract

Dimensions (HxWxD): 27 12 X 10 12 X 8 78 in.

Acc. No.: 66.3091

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


Provenance

  • By 1 May 1951, New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin)
  • To 9 October 1956, New York, Fine Arts Associates
  • 9 October 1956-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1960 Hammacher
    A. M. HAMMACHER, Jacques Lipchitz: His Sculpture, New York, Abrams, 1960, pp. 170, 172, ill. p. 37 and pl. 21
  • 1964 Read
    HERBERT READ, A Concise History of Modern Sculpture, New York, Praeger, 1964, no. 75, p. 296, ill. p. 75
  • 1968 Arnason
    H. HARVARD ARNASON, History of Modern Art, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1968, p. 188, ill. p. 189
  • 1969 Arnason
    H. HAVARD ARNASON, Jacques Lipchitz: Sketches in Bronze, New York, Praeger, 1969, Fig. 2, p. 8
  • 1971 Zanini
    WALTER ZANINI, Tendencias scultura moderna, Sao Paulo, Cultrix, 1971, no. 41, ill. pp. 109-110
  • 1972 Arnason
    H. HARVARD ARNASON, My Life in Sculpture, New York, Viking, 1972, pp. 20-23
  • 1974 Lerner
    ABRAM LERNER et al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1974, p. 714, ill. 332
  • 1975 Hammacher
    A. M. HAMMACHER, Jacques Lipchitz, trans. James Brockway, New York, Abrams, 1975, no. 26, ill.
  • 1986 Arnason
    H. HAVARD ARNASON, History of Modern Art, third edition, rev. Daniel Wheeler, New York, Abrams, 1986, no. 235, ill.
  • 1995 Advertisement
    ADVERTISEMENT, Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn, Tokyo, Odakyu Museum, 1995, flyer of the exhibition, ill.
  • 1995 Unsigned
    UNSIGNED, "Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn", Sankei newspaper, 7 August 1995, ill. p. 12
  • 1996 Wilkinson
    ALAN G. WILKINSON, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz: A Catalogue Raisonne vol. 1, London ; New York, Thames and Hudson, 1996, no. 35, ill. pp. 42, 215

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website, 2010

    1952 Venice
    French Pavilion, Venice, XXVI BIENNALE INTERNAZIONALE D'ARTE, 14 June-19 October 1952, no. 118

    [1953 Minneapolis
    The Classic Tradition in Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, WALKER ART CENTER, 24 April-28 June 1953, no. 68, p. 48, ill. p. 13]

    1959-1960 Detroit/Milwaukee/Minneapolis/Kansas City/Houston/Los Angeles/San Francisco/Colorado Springs/Toronto
    Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn, DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS, 5 May-23 August 1959; MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, 10 September-11 October 1959; Minneapolis, WALKER ART CENTER, 25 October-6 December 1959; Kansas City, WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON GALLERY OF ART, 20 December-31 January 1960; Houston, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 1-27 March 1960; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE AND ART, 11 April-15 May 1960; San Francisco, M. H. DE YOUNG MEMORIAL MUSEUM, 29 May-10 July 1960; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, 24 July-4 September 1960; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 30 September-31 October 1960, no. 121

    1962-1963 New York
    Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection, New York, SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 237, ill, p. 69

    1989-1990 Toronto/Winnipeg/Kansas City
    Jacques Lipchitz: A Life in Art, Toronto, ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO, 15 December 1989-11 March 1990; WINNIPEG ART GALLERY, 13 May-12 August 1990; Kansas City, NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART, 6 October-25 November 1990 (not in catalog)

    1995 Shiga/Tokyo/Iwaki City/Takamatsu City
    The Human Figure Interpreted: Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum, Shiga, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, 1 July-6 August 1995; Tokyo, ODAKYU MUSEUM, 9-27 August 1995; IWAKI CITY ART MUSEUM, 23 September-5 November 1995; TAKAMATSU CITY MUSEUM OF ART, 10 November-10 December 1995, no. 37, ill. pp. 86-87