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Head of a Woman

LIPCHITZ, Jacques (1891 - 1973)

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Date: 1916

Media: limestone

Size: 55.6 cm

Acquired: 1979; Purchase

Accession Number: NMW A 344

This carving simplifies the human head to a series of interlocking sculptural planes.  Lipchitz began to carve Cubist heads from 1915. Abstraction from the human form was a common feature in non-western sculpture. Like many artists working in Paris at this time, Lipchitz both admired and collected what was seen as primitive sculpture.

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