Lipchitz and the Avant-Garde: From Paris to New York


On view
Sep 22, 2001 to Jan 6, 2002

Tracing the remarkable career of the pioneering cubist sculptor, Jacques Lipchitz, this exhibition profiles a significant recent donation of sculptures to Krannert Art Museum and places Lipchitz within the context of his friends and contemporaries: Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, Amedeo Modigliani, and Diego Rivera.

The exhibition highlights the range of the artist's career from its early days, through cubism and portraiture, to his monumental postwar expressionism. The exhibition includes important loans from major institutions and features 45 sculptures, and 40 drawings and paintings, representing the major themes and influences that occupied Lipchitz before World War II in Paris and Spain, and during his time in New York and later in Italy.

Allen Stringfellow, Street Smarts II, ca. 1990s. Collage and watercolor on paper. Gift of John and Dorothy Gardner. 2014-8-1
  1. Aug 30, 2018 to Mar 23, 2019
Kennedy Browne, Real World Harm (Act I), 2018. Still from 360º video for Oculus, 5 minutes. Courtesy of the artists © Kennedy Browne
  1. Oct 4, 2018 to Feb 9, 2019
Guerrilla Girls (American, active since 1985), Guerrilla Girls' Pop Quiz from Portfolio Compleat, 1990. Digital print on paper. Museum purchase through the Art Acquisition Fund 2014-13-1.29
  1. Jan 2, 2019 to Jan 31, 2019
Response Wall
8 to Create Alumni Exhibition, 2019 promo image
  1. Jan 14, 2019 to Mar 1, 2019