PETER GRIPPE   (1912-2002)
Peter Grippe, Buffalo, NY, native, studied at the Albright-Knox Art School and with Edwin Dickenson at the Art Institute of Buffalo; he was on the Federal Arts Project in New York City. A member of the American Abstract Artists group, he attended Atelier 17 from 1940 to 1948 and served as director from 1951 to 1954. In the summer of 1948 he taught sculpture at Black Mountain College and later taught at Pratt Institute and Smith College. He was the first professor of sculpture and graphics at Brandeis University. His work is in museums throughout the country. Prints and drawings by Peter Grippe were on view here, November, 2010, coinciding with an exhibition of Grippe's work at the Allentown Art Museum.

Artist and His Model, 1950

Death of the Heroes, 1951

Inca-Mayan, 1944

The City, 1943

Symbolic City (with Peace), 1933

Symbolic City , 1933

Running Figures, 1945

Running Figures, 1945

Self Portrait #5, 1953

Picasso, 1969

Bird Stalks Man #2, 1946

The Card Game, 1950

Jazz Musicians #3, 1946

Walpurgis Night, 1951


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