Archipenko, Alexander, 1887-1964

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1887-05-30
Death 1964-02-25
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

Sculptor, painter, printmaker, and teacher.

b. Kiev, Ukraine, May 30, 1887; significant in Cubist movement during his years in Paris, 1908-1921; came to United States in 1923; operated his own school in Paris, 1912, an endeavor that continued throughout his life in Berlin, New York City, Woodstock, N.Y., Chicago, and Los Angeles. Invented animated painting, known as "Archipentura," ca. 1924 (U.S. patent issued 1927).; d. February 23, 1964 in New York, N.Y.

From the description of Alexander Archipenko papers, 1904-1986 (bulk 1930-1964). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83923324

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Subjects:

  • Art--Russian--Reproductions
  • Sculptors
  • Art--Philosophy
  • Sculpture, Modern--20th century
  • Art, Russian
  • Art--Study and teaching
  • Cubism
  • Sculpture--Technique

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