Alexander Archipenko

(American/Ukrainian, 1887–1964)

kleiner diagonaler torso / small diagonal torso by alexander archipenko

Alexander Archipenko

Kleiner Diagonaler Torso / Small Diagonal Torso, 1938–2007

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seated woman by alexander archipenko

Alexander Archipenko

Seated Woman, 1912

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symmetrischer torso / symmetric torso by alexander archipenko

Alexander Archipenko

Symmetrischer Torso / Symmetric Torso, 1921

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Biography

Timeline

1887
Born: Kiev, Ukraine
1902 - 1905
Studied painting and sculpture at the Kiev art school, Kiev, Ukraine
1910
Opened art school, Paris, France
1912
Founding member of " La Section d'Or"
1921
Opened art school, Berlin, Germany
1923
Moved to the United States, opened art school, New York, NY
1924
Taught summer art school , Woodstock, NY
1929
Became American citizen
Established “Arko,” a school of ceramics, New York, NY
1933
Taught at Mills College, Oakland, CA and at the Chouinard School, Los Angeles, CA

Exhibitions

2008
Alexander Archipenko, Saarland Museum, Saabrücken, Germany (solo)
2006
Alexander Archipenko: Vision and Continuity, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA (solo)
Archipenko 2D/3D: Prints and Sculpture, Musuem of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL (solo)
2005
Alexander Archipenko: Vision and Continuity, The Ukrainian Museum, New York, NY (solo)
2004
Refashioning the Figure: The Sketchbooks of Archipenko, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK (solo)
Alexander Archipenko: Unknown Works, Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2002
Process and Exploration: Recurring Motifs in the Work of Alexander Archipenko, Eaton Fine Art, Palm Beach, FL (solo)
2001
Alexander Archipenko: Terra Cotta Sculptures, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1993
Rachel Adler Gallery, New York, NY
1991
Alexander Archipenko: The Sculptor As Printmaker, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1987
Alexander Archipenko: The Last Decade 1954 - 64, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1986
Alexander Archipenko: A Centennial Tribute, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C (solo)

Literature

2008
Melcher, Ralph (Ed.). Alexander Archipenko. Saabrücken: Saarland Museum, 2008 (catalogue)
2005
Leshko, Jaroslaw. Alexander Archipenko: Vision and Continuity. New York and Kyiv: The Ukrainian Museum with cooperation of Rodovid Press, 2005 (catalogue)