Chaim Gross was passionate about African art and especially the sculpture of Nigeria. On Dec. 2, 2012, the Foundation will hold a special workshop and lecture on the occasion of our new exhibit, Nigerian Sculpture from the Renee and Chaim … Continue reading
Did you miss our 2012 special exhibit, Life in Miniature: Asante Goldweights and Sculpture? A video of highlights is now on Vimeo!
Abraham Walkowitz (1878-1965) worked in many genres–cityscapes, landscapes, portraits, the figure. Chaim Gross collected around a dozen works by Walkowitz and they mainly show the figure in the world–on the city street, at work at the coast, or showing off … Continue reading
As Chanukah begins today we share with you the luminous imagery of Chaim’s ‘The Jewish Holidays,” 11 watercolors that were made into lithographic sets in 1968. A full set of the lithographs is at the Foundation for viewing by appointment, … Continue reading
The history of direct carving in America, by artists like William Zorach, John Flannagan, Robert Laurent, and Chaim Gross during the first half of the 20th century, remains to be written. This history would reveal a large group of incredibly beautiful objects … Continue reading
Louise Nevelson, who was Chaim Gross’s most famous student and one of the leading sculptors of the twentieth century, was born today in 1899 in Russia. There was an important exhibit of her work at The Jewish Museum in New … Continue reading
Chaim Gross and Willem de Kooning are not two artists that you’d think to pair together. Gross is known for his figurative carved wood sculpture of the 1930s and 40s and de Kooning for post-45 abstract painting. There are some … Continue reading