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Liberman, Alexander

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role Collector Artist
dates 1912-1999
city New York City
stateNY
other citiesKiev, Russia; Miami, FL; Sussex, United Kingdom; Berkshire, United Kingdom; Paris, France;
gender M
historical notes Alexander Liberman was an art collector, artist, author, publisher and magazine editor (Vogue magazine (1943-) and Condé Nast Publications (1960-1994.))

Liberman's collection included work by Matisse, Léger, Cleve Gray, Francisco Borés, Franz Kupka, Michel Larionov, Lyonel Feininger, Chagall, Bazaine, Picasso, Dali, Bouché, Derain, Henry Moore, and Jacques Villon, medieval Madonna, African and pre-Columbian sculptures.

Liberman was married three times, to Hildegarde Sturm (1936-??), Tatiana Yacovleff du Plessix (1942-1991), and Melinda Pechangco (1992-1999). He had one step daughter, author Francine du Plessix Gray.

Examples of Liberman’s own works of art can be found in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Storm King Art Center, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Laumeier Sculpture Park, Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, Tate Gallery, and the Guggenheim Museum.


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The Getty Research Institute
Research Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alexander Liberman photography archive, ca. 1925-ca. 1998. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins research materials on Alexander Liberman, 1974-1998. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art
Library and Archives
Liberman, Alexander : [photography bio file]. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
200 Eastern Parkway
Artist file. Liberman, Alexander, 1912-1999. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives
200 Eastern Parkway
Artist file. Liberman, Alexander, 1912-1999. see details...
The Museum of Modern Art
Library and Archives
Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. see details...
The Getty Research Institute
Research Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alexander Liberman miscellaneous papers, ca. 1955-1981. see details...
The Getty Research Institute
Research Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Barbara Rose Papers, 1940-1993 (bulk 1960-1985). see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Andre Emmerich Gallery records and Andre Emmerich papers, [ca. 1954]-1999. see details...