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Chaim Gross: Bodies in Motion

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida

July 1, 2021 - November 7, 2021

Drawing on beige paper of a woman in a deep backbend, legs bent upward and touching the top of her head and she looks forward. Her skintone and hair are all a warn tan color and the lines of her body are drawn with a thick black line. The work is signed lower right in pencil.

Acrobat, 1941

Photo of a sculpture depicting a standing woman in a shiny, dark wood. She is standing on a small pedestal of the same wood and looking over her right shoulder as she clasps her hands together by her left shoulder.

Standing Figure, 1936

Sculpture of a woman in a deep backbend, legs over her head with her left toe touching the top of her head. The sculpture is carved in a warm, reddish brown. The texture is smooth and shiny except for her hair and the base where she rests her hands. Both areas have a bumpy texture left by the tools of the artist.

Head to Toe, 1941

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