Recent News from Pat Lipsky

Pat Lipsky’s painting Builder (1999) has been installed in its new home at the US Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan. This is the first time a picture of Lipsky’s has been seen in Central Asia.

Art in Ambassies Kabul
Pat Lipsky, Builder 41, 1999, aklyd, acrylic, oil on canvas, 41 7⁄8 × 80 1⁄4 in.
Permanent Collection of the U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan
Recent News from Pat Lipsky
Memorial Day at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, May 30, 2011. (S.K. Vemmer/Department of State)

Earlier this year, Tablet magazine published Lipsky’s article “Soutine Is the Kafka of Painting,” which explores the twinned artistic prophecies of the destruction of the Jewish people in Europe, on Chaim Soutin’s 125th birthday.

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