Rivers, Larry (Grossberg, Yitzroch Loiza)

(b. 1923)
   American painter and sculptor. Born in the Bronx, he studied at New York University, and was a figurative artist. In 1951 he began producing sculp-tures.

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  • Grossberg, Yitzroch Loiza — (8/17/1923 Bronx 8/14/2002) (USA); aka Rivers, Larry    Painter, printmaker, poet, musician, comix, and sculptor. Studied with Hans Hoffman in 19471948. Began his career as a jazz saxophonist, but then turned to art. A leading figure in the Pop… …   Dictionary of erotic artists: painters, sculptors, printmakers, graphic designers and illustrators

  • Rivers, Larry —    see Grossberg, Yitzroch Loiza …   Dictionary of erotic artists: painters, sculptors, printmakers, graphic designers and illustrators

  • RIVERS, LARRY — (1924–2002), U.S. painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer, and musician. Born Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg in the Bronx to immigrant parents from the Ukraine, Rivers initially made his reputation as a jazz saxophonist. After a brief stint in the U.S.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rivers, Larry — orig. Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg born Aug. 17, 1923, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Aug. 14, 2002, Southampton, N.Y. U.S. painter associated with Abstract Expressionism and Pop art. He studied at the Juilliard School in New York City and was a… …   Universalium

  • Rivers, Larry — orig. Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg (17 ago. 1923, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.–14 ago. 2002, Southampton, N.Y.). Pintor estadounidense ligado al expresionismo abstracto y al pop art. Estudió en la Juilliard School de la ciudad de Nueva York, y fue… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Rivers — [riv′ərz] Larry (born Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg) 1923 ; U.S. painter …   English World dictionary

  • Rivers — /riv euhrz/, n. 1. Larry (Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg), born 1923, U.S. painter. 2. William Halse /hawls/, 1865 1922, English physiologist and anthropologist. * * * ▪ state, Nigeria       state, southern Nigeria, comprising the Niger River delta on… …   Universalium

  • Rivers — biographical name Larry 1923 2002 originally Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg American artist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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