from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Lipchitz, Jacques 1891-1973. Russian-born French sculptor who was associated with the cubists. His works include Rape of Europa (1941) and Prayer (1943).

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  • n. United States sculptor (born in Lithuania) who pioneered cubist sculpture (1891-1973)


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  • All this is documented in the drawings, which elucidate what Putz calls Lipchitz's

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  • Between 1911 (when he arrived) and 1914 (when he returned for what became an extended stay in Russia), Chagall crossed paths with Alexander Archipenko, Fernand Leger, Jacques Lipchitz, Amedeo Modigliani, Chaim Soutine - all represented in this exhibition, curated by Michael Taylor.

    Chagall Through the Eyes of Paris

  • His structures more resemble the ominously metamorphosing sculptures of Miro, Lipchitz, Giacometti, Arp, and other modernists.

    Peter Frank: Blague d'Art: Star Qualities

  • While in Europe he met, among others, the modern sculptors, Jacques Lipchitz and Constantin Brancusi.

    Modern Mexican Sculpture (A Blending of Old World and New World Sensibility)

  • Raymond and Lipchitz encounter one such flawed creature, and Raymond becomes convinced that this is what he needs to make a splash.

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  • The creature takes control of the limo, trapping Raymond and Lipchitz in the back, and over the next few issues we watch as the situation deteriorates...every last bit of food and drink is consumed, Raymond is delirious, cutting TV deals on a phone that doesn't work, and the floor of the limo is flooded with human waste.

    Archive 2005-10-30

  • Television show host Roy Raymond is in his limo, complaining to his assistant Lipchitz that he needs something spectacular to get his show back on top on the heap again.

    Archive 2005-10-30

  • Vickrey, as well as the sculptor Jacques Lipchitz.

    Robert C. Merton - Autobiography

  • "Jones was personally acquainted with several of these emigreÌ artists, including Masson and Lipchitz, and he continued to collect their newest work until the time of his death in 1946."

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  • As Lipchitz scholar Catherine Putz notes in the introductory essay to the exhibition catalogue, the Lithuanian émigré, born in 1891, spent his formative years among a circle of

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