Jacques Lipchitz  (French, 1891-1973) 

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Jacques Lipchitz, Tree of Life

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Tree of Life
Gallart.com
Jacques Lipchitz, Femme à la guitare

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Femme à la guitare
1925

Galerie des Modernes
Jacques Lipchitz, Study for Bellerophon Taming Pegasus

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Study for Bellerophon Taming Pegasus
circa 1964

George Krevsky Gallery
Jacques Lipchitz, Study for Prometheus: Maquette No. 1

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Study for Prometheus: Maquette No. 1
1936

Adler & Conkright Fine Art / Rachel E. Adler Art Advisory
Jacques Lipchitz, The Harpists

 

Jacques Lipchitz
The Harpists
Alon Zakaim Fine Art
Jacques Lipchitz, La Baigneuse

 

Jacques Lipchitz
La Baigneuse
1961

Travis Hansson Fine Art
Jacques Lipchitz, Sketch for Benediction II

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Sketch for Benediction II
1943

Marlborough Gallery
Jacques Lipchitz, Study for Birth of the Muses IV

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Study for Birth of the Muses IV
1950

Marlborough Gallery
Jacques Lipchitz, Hagar in the Desert

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Hagar in the Desert
1969

Marlborough Gallery
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Jacques Lipchitz, Maternité

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Maternité
ink and wash on paper

 

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Jacques Lipchitz, Arlequins musiciens

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Arlequins musiciens
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Jacques Lipchitz, Theseus and the Minotaur

 

Jacques Lipchitz
Theseus and the Minotaur, 1943-1944
engraving, etching and aquatint

 

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1891   Chaim Jacob Lipchitz born on August 22, in Druskieniki, Lithuania. He is the first of six children to Abraham Lipchitz, a young building contractor, and Rachael Leah Krinsky
1906 - 1909   Attends high school in Vilna
1909   Arrives in Paris
1909   First prize - sculpture, Académie Julian, Paris, France
1909 - 1910   Studies with Jean-Antoine Ingalbert at the École des Beaux-Arts as a 'free pupil'
1913   Receives praise for Woman and Gazelles exhibited at the Salon d'Automne. Meets Picasso and other Cubist painters through Diego Rivera. Creates his first proto Cubist sculptures. Attends the infamous premiere of Igor Stravinsky's Rites of Spring.
1915   Meets and lives with poet Berthe Kitrosser whom he later marries
1916   Signs a contract with the dealer Léonce Rosenberg who gives him a monthly stipend. Becomes a close friend of Juan Gris
1924   Becomes a French citizen
1926   Joins the gallery of Jeanne Bucher
1930   First large retrospective exhibition of 100 works is held at Jean Bucher’s Galérie de la Renaissance, Paris. The show is favorably received. Begins to explore biblical themes and the image of mother and child.
1934   Exhibits a large scale plaster of David and Goliath at the Salon des Indépendents, Paris. His mother dies.
1935   From August through October, he takes a trip to Russia to visit family. The artist has his first important exhibition in the United States, held at the Brummer Gallery, New York, but is unable to attend.
1936 - 1937   The French government commissions him to create a monumental plaster sculpture (Prometheus Strangling the Vulture) for the entrance to the Science Pavilion at the Paris World’s Fair, the same exposition where Picasso's Guernica and Gonzáles's Monserrat are shown in the Spanish Pavilion
1938   Renews acquaintance with Gertrude Stein and produces two bronze portraits
1940   In May he flees with Berthe to Toulouse when the Germans occupy Paris
1941   He seeks asylum in the United States and with the help of his American friends, he arrives in New York on June 13. Joseph Brummer, now exclusively dealing in antiques, introduces the artist to Curt Valentin of the Buchholz Gallery. Mr. Valentin, who becomes his New York dealer, immediately begins to sell his work. He rents a studio in New York City on Washington Square South.
1942   Begins to exhibit regularly at the Buchholz Gallery
1946   Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur, French Republic, Paris, France
1948   Married Yulla Halberstadt. His only child, Lolya Rachel, is born
1952   George D. Widener Memorial Gold Medal Award - Prometheus Strangling the Vulture, Pennsylvania Academy of Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1955   Nôtre Dame de Liesse is completed for Nôtre Dame de Toute Grâce at Assy
1958   Receives Creative Arts Award from Brandeis University
1961 - 1962   He begins to be represented by the Otto Gerson Gallery, New York (later the Marlborough Gerson and presently the Marlborough Gallery, Inc.).
1963   Travels for the first time to Israel
1965   Receives an award for cultural achievement from Boston University and is made an Honorary Doctor of Laws by the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York
1966   Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, exhibits Images from Italy. Receives Gold Medal from the Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
1969   Receives the Einstein Commemorative Award of Merit from the Medical Center of Yeshiva University, New York, and Medal of Achievement from American Institute of Architects.
1971   The artist travels to Israel for the retrospective exhibit at the Tel Aviv Museum which inaugurates the new museum
1973   The artist dies on the island of Capri and is later buried on Har Hamenuhot, Jerusalem
2009 - 2010   Jacques Lipchitz: De la Joie de Vivre al Árbol de la Vida, Museo de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain (solo)
2009   Innovations in the Third Dimension: Sculpture of Our Times, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
2009   American Artists from the Russian Empire, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2009   Bizarre Perfection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
2009   La Escultura en la Colección del IVAM, Institut Valencia d’Art Modern, Centro Julio Gonzalez, Valencia, Spain
2009   Jacques Lipchitz: Rétrospective, Le Bellevue, Biarritz, France (solo)
2009   Jacques Lipchitz: Dibujos, Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
2009   The Anatomy of a Sculptor, Ben Uri Gallery, London, England (solo)
2008   Art Videos at the Gallery – Jacques Lipchitz: Portrait of the Artist, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, ME (solo)
2008   Encuentros, Jacques Lipchitz y el arte primitivo, Marlborough Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2008   Jacques Lipchitz: Sculptures - bas-reliefs et dessins, Marlborough Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco (solo)
2008   American Artists from the Russian Empire, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; traveled to the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia; State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
2008   Matisse, Picasso and Modern Art in Paris: The T. Catesby Jones Collections, works from the collections of the University of Virginia Art Museum and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Charlottesville, VA
2008   Paris Portraits: Artists, Friends, and Lovers, The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
2007   Jacques Lipchitz: Early Works, Reliefs and Drawings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2006   Jacques Lipchitz: Interación de Formas, Fundación Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
2005   Jacques Lipchitz: Donation, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
2004   Jacques Lipchitz: Sculpture and Drawings 1912 – 1972, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2003   Jacques Lipchitz: Dibujos y Esculturas, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
2002   Los Dibujos de Lipchitz/ Lipchitz’s Drawings, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain (solo)
2001   Lipchitz and the Avant-Garde: From Paris to New York, Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (solo)
1998   Lipchitz dans les Jardins du Palais Royal, Les Jardins du Palais Royal, Paris, France; traveled to Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK (solo)
1997   Jacques Lipchitz: Escultura 1911-1971, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid, Spain (solo)
1996   Jacques Lipchitz: Sculpture 1910-1940, The Paris Years, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1993   Jacques Lipchitz: Esculturas, 1913-1972, Galería Marlborough Madrid, Spain (solo)
1993   Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973), Centro de Arte Palacio Almudi Murcia, Spain (solo)
1991 - 1992   Jacques Lipchitz: From Sketch to Sculpture, Tel Aviv Museum of Art Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
1989 - 1990   Jacques Lipchitz: A Life in Sculpture, Art Gallery of Ontario Toronto, Canada & traveling (solo)
1988   Jacques Lipchitz: Esculturas en Bronce, Galería Freites Caracas, Venezuela (solo)
1988   Hommage a Lipchitz: Oeuvres de 1914 a 1963, Galerie Hawan Moss & FIAC '88, Grand Palais Paris, France (solo)
1987   Jacques Lipchitz: The Cubist Period (1913-1930), Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1987   Jacques Lipchitz: Esculturas, Galería Fernando Quintana Bogota, Colombia (solo)
1986 - 1987   The Lipchitz Gift: Models for Sculpture, The Tate Gallery London, England (solo)
1985   Jacques Lipchitz: Sculptor and Collector, Albert and Vera List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (solo)
1983   Jacques Lipchitz: Mother and Child, Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina, Saskatchewan (solo)
1982   Jacques Lipchitz: Sculptures (Biblical Themes) 1930-1972, Aberbach Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
1979   Jacques Lipchitz: Small Sculptures, Maquettes and Drawings, 1915-1972, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1978   Jacques Lipchitz, Galerie Brusberg, Hannover, Germany (solo)
1977   Sculptures and Drawings from the Cubist Epoch, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1974 - 1975   Selected Master Drawings of Jacques Lipchitz: 1910 - 1958, Trisolini Gallery of Ohio University, Athens, OH; The Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts; Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY; Marlborough Godard, Toronto, Ontario (solo)
1974   Sculptures by Jacques Lipchitz, Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, TN (solo)
1973   Jacques Lipchitz: Sculptures and Drawings, Marlborough Fine Art, London; traveled as Jacques Lipchitz: Skulpturen und Zeichnungen to Marlborough Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1972   Jacques Lipchitz: His Life in Sculpture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
  Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
  Tate Gallery, London, England
  Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
  Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme, Paris, France
  Musée National d’Art Modern, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France
  of Modern Art, New York, NY
  National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
  Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY
  Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  Israel Museum and Billy Rose Art Garden, Jerusalem, Israel
  Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
  Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nancy, France
  Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
  Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH
  Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
  Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IO
  Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
  Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, The Netherlands
  Hakone Open-Air Museum, Hakone-machi, Japan
  Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, NY
  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  Art Institute of Chcago, Chicago, IL
  Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
  Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
  Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
  Centro Museo de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
  Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
  Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH