Focus on the Collection: Jacob EpsteinAugust 23, 2002-April 28, 2003
Location: Nathan Cummings Building for Modern and Contemporary Art
Artist: Jacob Epstein
Curator: Adina Kamian-Kazhdan
Media: Bronze, marble, and plaster sculptures as well as portraits of the Epstein family and prominent figures
This exhibition of 70 works by the pioneering American-born British sculptor Sir Jacob Epstein (1880—1959) is the fifth in the Modern Art Department’s series ''Focus on the Collection.'' Bronze, marble, and plaster sculptures on display include early works and masterpieces from his Vorticist period as well as portraits of the Epstein family and prominent figures of the period such as Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein, and Chaim Weizmann.