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  • Collection: Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo Collection

Chak-mol [chacmool]

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Hirsch and Rogo visited the “Temple of the Serpents” at Chichen Itza, a major Mayan site in the Yucatan Peninsula. In Mayan culture, the chacmool was a ceremonial statue featuring a reclining warrior. These statues were centrally featured in…

Stefan Hirsh: The Art Students League of New York

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Stefan Hirsch, Instructor: Life Drawing: Painting: Composition: The Art Students League of New York, Two Fifteen West Fifty-Seventh Street, New York City

A pamphlet published by the Art Students League containing a biography of Stefan Hirsch and…

Children 3000 Miles Apart: Schools of Elsa Rogo

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Children 3000 Miles Apart: Schools of Elsa Rogo, April 21 to May 2, 1942, Bonestall Gallery, 106 East 57th St. N.Y.

Stefan Hirsch 1899-1964: Retrospective Exhibition

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Stefan Hirsch 1899-1964: Retrospective Exhibition September 9 to September 27, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Retrospective catalogue on the work on Stefan Hirsch, following his death in 1964. Retrospective pulled from multiple…

Mural in South Hall, "Youth Groping for Reality"

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Photograph of a mural in South Hall, painted by Beverly Pruzan '48 and Irene Zimmerman '48 under the direction of Professor Stefan Hirsch. The mural, done in egg tempera, is entitled "Youth Groping For Reality", and is divided into three segments:…

Museum

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Using the ethnographic museum as source material, Hirsch deploys the iconography of archaeology and exhibition to mix elements of Pre-Columbian cultures with modern style. The drawing emphasizes the development of museum culture in Mexico, such as…

Untitled

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Mexican landscapes, accentuated by animals and desert plants, became a fascination for Hirsch as he began to emulate popular Mexican artistic styles. In this print, three donkeys graze on a landscape of varied coloration, as a white stone arch…

Woman with Tub

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In this print, Hirsch emphasizes the rounded geometry of a working class subject in bright and solid tones. The off-center composition of the artwork adds drama to the sharp lines of light and shadow that move across the paper. Like most of their…

Las Momias

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Postcard depicting "Las Momias", an installation view of the Museo de las Momias de Guanajunto (Guanajunto Mummies Museum). The bodies were originally buried in a local cemetery after a large cholera outbreak in Guanajunto, Mexico. The families of…

Stefan Hirsch Painting "The Builder at Work"

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Stefan Hirsch paints "The Builder at Work", 1932 in his studio in Taxco, Mexico. "The Builder at Work" was exhibited at "Murals by American Painters and Photographers", Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1932. Photographer is probably his wife, Elsa…