Louis Lozowick (1892-1973)

Hiro Fine Art is interested in purchasing artworks by Louis Lozowick.

Louis Lozowick was born in the Ukraine and attended art school in Kiev for two years before he emigrated to the United States of America in 1906. While in America, he lived in New York with his family and attended the school of the National Academy of Design. While in school, Lozowick studied with Emil Carlsen and Leon Kroll. However, his most productive years as an artists occurred when he lived in Berlin in the 1920s. While in Berlin, he became friends with El Lissitsky, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and several of the Russian Constructivists.

Lozowick returned to America in 1924 and focused on making geometrically themed lithographs of American Cities. We wanted to promote the new machine age aesthetic with his art and writings. In his essay “The Americanization of Art” which was written in 1927, he called on artists to depict “the skyscrapers of New York, the grain elevators of Minneapolis, the steel mills of Pittsburgh, the oil wells of Oklahoma‚Ķ” Lozowick went on to produce over 300 prints during his lifetime.

Hiro Fine Art is interested in purchasing artworks by Louis Lozowick.

 

  • 1892 – Born in Ukraine
  • 1906 – Emigrated to the United States
  • Moved to Berlin and studied with the Russian Constructivists
  • 1924 – Returned to the United States