Zorach, William

(1887-1966)
   American sculptor. He was born in Eurburg, Lithuania, and emigrated to the US in 1891. He studied art in Cleveland, New York and Paris. In his later works he utilized Jewish subject matter.

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  • ZORACH, WILLIAM — (1887–1966), U.S. sculptor and painter. Lithuanian born William Zorach immigrated with his parents to the United States in 1891, settling in Ohio. Zorach only completed school up to the eighth grade, forced into working because of the family s… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zorach, William — ▪ American sculptor born February 28, 1887, Eurburg, Lithuania died November 16, 1966, Bath, Maine, U.S.  U.S. traditionalist sculptor of simple, figurative subjects who was a leading figure in the early 20th century revival of direct carving,… …   Universalium

  • Zorach, William —    see Garfinkel, Zorach …   Dictionary of erotic artists: painters, sculptors, printmakers, graphic designers and illustrators

  • Zorach,William — Zor·ach (zōʹrăk , räk , räKH ), William. 1887 1966. Lithuanian born American sculptor whose simple monumental works include Builders of the Future (1939). * * * …   Universalium

  • Zorach, William — ► (1887 1966) Escultor estadounidense. Sus obras son muy vigorosas. Autor de Figura flotante, entre otras …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Zorach — Zorach, William …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • William Zorach — Zorach Gorfinkel Zorach fotografiado por Man Ray circa 1917 …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Zorach — (February 28, 1887 ndash; November 15 1966) was a Lithuanian American sculptor, painter, printmaker, and writer. He won the Logan Medal of the arts.BiographyBorn Zorach Samovich in 1889, in Jurbarkas ( ru. Eurburg) in Lithuania as the eighth of… …   Wikipedia

  • Zorach — /zawr ahk, ahkh, ak, zohr /, n. William, 1887 1966, U.S. sculptor and painter, born in Lithuania. * * * …   Universalium

  • Zorach — Zo•rach [[t]ˈzɔr ɑk, ɑx, æk, ˈzoʊr [/t]] n. big William, 1887–1966, U.S. sculptor and painter, born in Lithuania …   From formal English to slang

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