Seymour Lipton | the artist

The artist Seymour Lipton
Born 1903, New York City, USA.
Died 1986, , .
Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Documenta Kassel,

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Seymour Lipton became one of the proponents of the abstract expressionist movement after World War II. He became on of a group of American painters and sculptors who stretched their traditional boundaries, expressed their inner selves through the abstraction of their works and use of new methods and materials…

Seymour Lipton (American, 1903-1986) achieved art-world recognition in the 1950s as one of a small number of avant-garde construction sculptors. He did not , however, begin as a vanguard artist. From 1933 to the early 1940s, he carved primarily wood sculptures in the then popular Social Realist manner. The figures were simplified and distorted for expressive purposes…