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Jean Arp

7 of 7 portraits of Jean Arp

Jean Arp, by Ida Kar, 1960 - NPG x132965 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Jean Arp

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1960
Purchased, 1999
Photographs Collection
NPG x132965


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  • Jean Arp (1886-1966), Sculptor, painter, collagist, printmaker and poet. Sitter in 7 portraits.

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  • Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Artist associated with 1502 portraits, Sitter in 137 portraits.

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Kar photographed Arp at his studio at 21 rue des Châtaigniers in Clamart, near Paris, now the Arp Foundation. The sculptures include Tree of Bowls (1947) and Torse de Muse (1959).