Head of Abraham Walkowitz

  • William Zorach, Head of Abraham Walkowitz, 1943, plaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tessim Zorach and Dahlov Ipcar, 1968.154.130

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Abraham Walkowitz moved to New York City from Siberia at age nine. The people and places of New York inspired him, and although his art was representational, it had an expressionistic, slightly abstract quality. Walkowitz displayed his work at the 291 Gallery, a popular meeting place for artists and art lovers, including William Zorach. Zorach loved creative people, and Walkowitz was one of his closest friends.

Title
Head of Abraham Walkowitz
Artists
Date
1943
On View
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 10 in. (32.3 x 24.5 x 25.4 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Tessim Zorach and Dahlov Ipcar

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Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Walkowitz, Abraham – head
  • Occupation – art – artist
Object Number
1968.154.130
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