Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Alexander Archipenko

 (1887 - 1964)
Alexander Archipenko was active/lived in New York, California / France, Russian Federation.  Alexander Archipenko is known for modernist sculpture, drawing-figure, etching.

© 2001 Estate of Alexander Archipenko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Biography   Alexander Archipenko


/ ahr-chi-PEN-koe /    click to hear
An energetic teacher and pioneering modernist sculptor of abstract human forms, Alexander Archipenko created one of the first multi-media sculptures, composing it of wood, glass and wire.   He experimented continuously with the effects of negative and positive space.  He began his career with a Cubist style and then turned to simplified, abstract shapes with hollowed out parts of the bodies, especially where one might expect curves.

His American works include Archipentura, a machine he invented in 1924 that showed paintings in motion.

He was born in Kiev, Russia and studied at the art school in his native Kiev from 1902 to 1905, when he was expelled for criticizing the academic attitudes   ...  Displaying 750 of 11146 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Alexander Archipenko

People viewing  Alexander Archipenko  also view


Milton Clark Avery


Jakob Fehrle
    
>  See more artists also viewed by people who viewed Alexander Archipenko


askART essays containing:   Alexander Archipenko


New York Armory Show of 1913 Painters of Nudes
Olympic Artists Sculptors
    
>  View all AskART essays

Museums (30):  Alexander Archipenko    


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
Woman
© 2001 Estate of Alexander Archipenko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Alexander Archipenko

Consider a subscription!  More info



Blue Dancer
© 2001 Estate of Alexander Archipenko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Alexander Archipenko

Consider a subscription!  More info



Symmetrical Torso
© 2001 Estate of Alexander Archipenko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Alexander Archipenko

Consider a subscription!  More info