Zadkine | the artist




The artist Zadkine
Born July 14 1890, Vitebsk, Russia.
Died November 25 1967 Paris, France.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Printmakers, Documenta Kassel,

Ossip Zadkine. Husband of Valentine Prax.


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Ossip Zadkine est né à Vitebsk, en Russie. Son père, Ephime, est un lettré qui enseigne le grec et le latin au séminaire de cette ville.
In 1914, Ossip Zadkine joined the cubists. He developed a powerful and an original style. He was a major influence on contemporary sculptors after World War 2…
Ossip Zadkine was born in Vitebsk, Belarus on 14 July 1890. In 1905 his parents sent him to his mother’s northern English homeland. He called himself Joe Zadkine until 1914. After attending the polytechnic and the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London, the young artist went to Paris in 1909. There, he enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts which he quits again soon after in order to work as freelance artist…


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