Artist of the moment…..Demetre Chiparus

 

Demetre Chiparus was born in Dorohoi, Romania in the year 1886. Chiparus is renown for his sculptures of figures, mainly women, that capture the Art Deco movement.

Chiparus went to study art first in Italy and then ventured to Paris, France where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux Artes.

Some influences the artist had included the reliefs and decorations found with dead leaders of old Egypt such as the great Tutankhamen.

The artist sometimes incorporated marble in his sculpture works.

 

 

Here we view a great montage of works by Dimitri Chiparus:

 

Dimitri Chiparus passed away in 1947.

Price range information: Works range from $20,000 to $250,000.

 

This artist captured the essence of the women of the Art Deco period with exquisite style. A viewer can imagine any of these women doing the Charleston or dancing on stage at any moment.

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