Joie De Vivre

Overview for Joie De Vivre in Forest Park


Reservations: Joie De Vivre cannot be reserved.

Park: Forest Park


(Location:Near Steinberg Skating Rink)The statue was donated by Mrs. Mark C. Steinberg. The sculptor Jacques Lipchitz was born in Lithuania in 1891, studied art in Paris in 1909 and moved to the United States in 1941. The statue was executed in 1927, and seven casts of the figure have been made. The inspiration for the work resulted from a serious illness of his sister. He hoped that by creating a form possessing gaiety and vibrancy, he would be able to help her hold onto life.

Sculptor: Jacques Lipchitz

Year Dedicated: 1927


Was this page helpful?      

Comments are helpful!
500 character limit

Feedback is anonymous.

8 comments from people like you have helped us improve this page. Keep the feedback coming!