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Subseries 1.4 | A Finding Aid to the Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001 | Digitized Collection

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1.4: Writings, 1946-1965
0.3 linear feet
Box 5

Writings by Jacques Lipchitz include a notebook containing random notes on sculpture. The folder titled "Lists of Sculpture" includes a list of items lost in the 1952 fire that destroyed his East 23rd Street studio. Among the miscellaneous writings are short pieces and fragments about Rodin, William Zorach, Mary Frank, and Natan Rapoport; memories of Modigliani; articles and reflections on contemporary art and the church; and a completed questionnaire about
The Struggle of Jacob with the Angel
. Speeches, with the exception of a transcript of his talk with students at Boston University School of Fine and Applied Arts, March 12, 1965, are unidentified and undated.
Among the writings by other authors are catalog essays, student papers, and a speech about Lipchitz and his work. This series also includes transcripts and notes of interviews with Jacques Lipchitz.
A small number of writings, enclosed with letters, are scattered throughout the correspondence (Subseries 1.1). Most notable is "Homage to Jacques Lipchitz," a poem by John Ciardi, sent with his letter of June 18, 1958.
Lipchitz's own writings are categorized by type. Those by others are arranged alphabetically by author. This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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By Lipchitz
Artist's Statements, circa 1950s
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25
List and Notes about Lipchitz Collection, circa 1940-1965
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Lists of Sculpture, circa 1950s
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27
Miscellaneous Writings, circa 1940-1965
2 folders
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28-29
Miscellaneous Writings (fragments), circa 1940-1965
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30
Notebook, circa 1940-1965
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31
Notes, circa 1940-1965
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32
Speeches, 1965
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33
By Other Authors, 1946-1963
Arnason, H. H., "Jacques Lipchitz - The Maquettes" (1963)
Cocteau, Jean, Untitled
Cohen, Ruth, "Jacques Lipchitz Exhibition"
Ingersoll, R. Sturgis, Foreword to Fine Arts Associates catalog
Meeropol, Robert, Untitled Student Paper
Rewald, John, Untitled
Shenker, Israel, "Jacques Lipchitz"
Sweeney, James Johnson, "Jacques Lipchitz"
Sweeney, James Johnson, Address at Dedication Ceremony of
Joie de Vivre
, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Tucker, Jean S., Student Paper, "An approach to
Mother and Child
, 1949, by Jacques Lipchitz"
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34
Interview Transcripts and Notes, 1957-1961
"Notes on 'Conversation with Jack [
sic
] Lipchitz [
sic
]'"
Jacques Lipchitz interviewed by Tal Streeter
"A Visit with Jacques Lipchitz," by Marc Siegel for television show "Directions '61" (broadcast October 29, 1961)
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