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Jacques Lipchitz
(1891-1973) born on
Aug 22
Polish/French/US painter, cubist sculptor. He is noted as the sculptor who adapted Cubism to sculpture.
Cubism is like standing at a certain point on a mountain and looking around. If you go higher, things will look different; if you go lower, again they will look different. It is a point of view.

Imagination is a very precise thing, you know it is not fantasy; the man who invented the wheel while he was observing another man walking that is imagination!
I am the most curious of all to see what will be the next thing that I will do.
Copy nature and you infringe on the work of our Lord. Interpret nature and you are an artist.
All my life as an artist I have asked myself: What pushes me continually to make sculpture? I have found the answer. ... art is an action against death. It is a denial of death.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Chicago "Tribune," 4 Jun 67
R: Chicago "Tribune," 4 Jun 67
A: in "Legends."
N: In NY "Times," 28 Apr 64
K: Chicago "Tribune," 4 Jun 67

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