Jacob Epstein in studio with plaster model of Dancing Girl (detail)

Jacob Epstein

United Kingdom 1880 - 1959

Sculpture, Modernism

Jacob Epstein
Jacob Epstein
United Kingdom
March 8, 2013

Sir Jacob Epstein was an acclaimed American-born British sculptor. As a pioneer of modern sculpture, he created bold, often harsh and massive forms of bronze or stone. The artist also made paintings and drawings.

A Short History of Bronze Sculpture and its Most Stunning Examples Today

We take a look at the long story of bronze sculpture, examining both its ancient history and the way modern artists adapted the material to their own needs.

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