Frontier Reporter: Frequent Phoenix

Three times in his 62 years Jacques Lipchitz has had to rise from the ashes of disaster to pursue his career as a sculptor. When he was a youthful art student in Paris, his father, a Lithuanian contractor, lost all his money, told Jacques to give up and come home; Lipchitz got a part-time job, kept on with his studies. In 1941 the Nazis forced Lipchitz to flee from France; with only $20 to his name and some of his drawings, the sculptor had to begin all over again in the U.S. In 1952,...

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