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Peter Lipman-Wulf was born in Berlin and studied at the Berlin Academy. He left Germany in 1933 when the Nazis came to power. He immigrated to France in 1933 and in 1939 he was interned in the Les Milles camp in southern France. He immigrated to the United States in 1947. Lipman-Wulf worked in wood, bronze, and ceramics in a semi-abstract style that often reflected the influence of German Expressionism. In New York, he won a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other awards, and many commissions. He taught art at Queens College (City University of New York) and Adelphi University for many years, and published articles on art education in Leonardo and other journals. He exhibited his work at galleries in New York City and had a retrospective at the Jewish Museum in 1961. His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, the British Museum in London and the National Museum in Berlin.

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Lipman-Wulf, Peter: Exodus #10 : Israel went into the midst of the sea upon dry ground, and the waters were a wall on their right and their left, Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 91.23.

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