Introduction
Ibram Lassaw (1913–2003) was a Russian-American sculptor, known for nonobjective construction in brazed metals.
Wikidata
Q1471865
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Introduction
Sculptor known for his abstract metal sculptures. Lassaw was born in Alexandria, Egypt, of Russian émigré parents, he went to the U.S. in 1921 and settled in Brooklyn, New York. He became a US citizen in 1928. Lassaw disavowed representational art in the 1930s and became part of what would be called "The New York School" with his friends with Jackson Pollack and Willem de Kooning. In 1951, he had his first solo exhibition at the Samuel Kootz Gallery in Manhattan. His work can be found in the collections of such museums as the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Nationalities
American, Egyptian, Russian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Sculptor
Name
Ibram Lassaw
Ulan
500001384
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