Alexander Porfyrovych Archipenko
(May 30, 1887 – February 25, 1964) was a Ukrainian-born American avant-garde artist, sculptor, and graphic artist.
Alexander Archipenko was born in Kiev, (Russian Empire, now Ukraine) in 1887, to Porfiry Antonowych Archipenko and Poroskowia Vassylivna Machowa Archipenko;
he was the younger brother of Eugene Archipenko.
From 1902 to 1905 he attended the Kiev Art School (KKHU), after which he continued his education in the arts as the student of S. Svyatoslavsky in 1906, also in Kiev.
In the same year he had an exhibition, together with Alexander Bogomazov, in Kiev.
Later that same year he moved to Moscow where he had a chance to exhibit his work in some group shows.
In 1912 Archipenko had his first personal exhibition at the Museum Folkwang at Hagen in Germany, and from 1912 to 1914 he was teaching at his own Art School in Paris.
In 1923 he emigrated to the United States, and participated in an exhibition of Russian Paintings and Sculpture.
Alexander Archipenko died on February 25, 1964, in New York City.
He is interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx, New York City.
Modern Art 100% Bronze material with brown patinaSigned and numbered Size – 49 x 30 x 20 cmEdition – 15 pieces