Abraham Walkowitz, ‘Isadora Duncan’, ca. 1910, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Watercolor and ink, Puccio Fine Art
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Abraham Walkowitz

Isadora Duncan, ca. 1910

Watercolor and ink
8 1/2 × 4 3/4 in
21.6 × 12.1 cm
.
$2,500 - 5,000
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Puccio Fine Art

In 1958 Abraham Walkowitz said of Isadora Duncan, "She had no laws. She did not dance …

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Abraham Walkowitz
American (Russian born), 1878–1965
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Early modernist Abraham Walkowitz is best known for his watercolor scenes of simplified figures in contemporary settings like city streets and beaches. In 1906 he traveled to Paris to enroll at the Académie Julian, where he studied developments such as Cubism and the spiritual expressions of Wassily Kandinsky. At the studio of Auguste Rodin he encountered the free-form style of dancer Isadora Duncan, who would become a frequent subject of his work and an inspiration for his movement studies. The kinetic energy captured in these works can also been seen in the cityscapes and abstractions he created upon returning to New York, where he joined photographer Alfred Stieglitz’s avant-garde 291 Gallery and was a part of the ground-breaking 1913 Armory Show.

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Abraham Walkowitz, ‘Isadora Duncan’, ca. 1910, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Watercolor and ink, Puccio Fine Art
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In 1958 Abraham Walkowitz said of Isadora Duncan, "She had no laws. She did not dance according to the rules. She created. Her body was music. It was a body electric." Walkowitz's drawing of Isadora Duncan highlights her creative drive and the power and freedom that arise from breaking with the …

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Very good
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed
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Abraham Walkowitz
American (Russian born), 1878–1965
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Early modernist Abraham Walkowitz is best known for his watercolor scenes of simplified figures in contemporary settings like city streets and beaches. In 1906 he traveled to Paris to enroll at the Académie Julian, where he studied developments such as Cubism and the spiritual expressions of Wassily Kandinsky. At the studio of Auguste Rodin he encountered the free-form style of dancer Isadora Duncan, who would become a frequent subject of his work and an inspiration for his movement studies. The kinetic energy captured in these works can also been seen in the cityscapes and abstractions he created upon returning to New York, where he joined photographer Alfred Stieglitz’s avant-garde 291 Gallery and was a part of the ground-breaking 1913 Armory Show.

Abraham Walkowitz

Isadora Duncan, ca. 1910

Watercolor and ink
8 1/2 × 4 3/4 in
21.6 × 12.1 cm
.
$2,500 - 5,000
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