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Photo of a wooden sculpture, I LOVE MY BABY, 1948, depicting a woman with long hair, crouched so that her legs are drawn close to her tall torso. She is supporting the figure of a baby, whose head touches hers but whose body is raised above its head. To the right of the sculpture are two framed ink sculpture studies for the same sculpture. The walls are faded navy.

A Love of Wood: Chaim Gross's "I Love My Baby"

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut

November 11, 2020 - April 18, 2021

Rosewood sculpture of a crouched, sitting woman. Her head is cradled into her right bent elbow which rests on her knee while her other leg is tucked behind. Her hair flies back from her head, featuring pock mark textured detailing.

Direct Carving

Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1st floor West

24 works from the Smithsonian's collection, including two by Chaim Gross

Curated by Dr. Karen Lemmey; ongoing