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Kevin Caron

Kevin Caron About American sculptor who created more than 40 private and public commissioned works and was named 2012 Sculptor of the Year by ArtTrends magazins. Other Informations He spent six years in the United States Navy and worked in machine shops and aircraft maintenance yards. His sculpture Hands On won the 17th Annual Best …

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Nathan Sawaya

Nathan Sawaya About American artist who has built custom three-dimensional sculptures and large-scale mosaics from everyday objects and LEGO toys. Other Informations He studied at New York University and practiced law at the Winston & Strawn firm in New York City. He was ranked the 8th most popular artist in the world by Artnet in …

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Ram Kinker Baij

Ram Kinker Baij About Considered a pioneer of modern Indian sculpture, he was the recipient of the Padma Bushan Award for his contributions to the arts. Other Informations He attended Kala Bhavana, an art school at Santiniketan. His art has been preserved and displayed at locations worldwide, including at the Reserve Bank of India and …

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Magdalena Abakanowicz 

Magdalena Abakanowicz  About Polish sculptor and fiber artist known for her use of textiles as a sculptural medium.  Other Informations She was a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań, Poland. She received attention for her series of fifty standing figures called The Crowd I. She was born to a noble landowner family. …

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Johan Tobias Sergel

Johan Tobias Sergel About Swedish neoclassical sculptor from Stockholm who sculpted several subjects from classical mythology, such as Diomedes Stealing the Palladium. Other Informations He studied in Paris and then moved to Rome. He sculpted a huge representation of The Muse of History Recording the Deeds of Gustavus Adolphus. He was the son of the …

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Henry Weekes

Henry Weekes About English sculptor known for his portraiture, he was among the most successful British sculptors of his generation. Other Informations He studied at the Royal Academy Schools and won a silver medal for sculpture. He was against excessive realism in his sculptures. He was born to Capon Weekes and Mary Pearson. He created …

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Yaacov Agam

Yaacov Agam About Israeli sculptor and experimental artist who made optical and kinetic art, such as his piece at the Sheba Medical Center and his work Eighteen Levels. Other Informations He trained at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem and then moved to Zürich, Switzerland. His work usually incorporates movement, viewer participation, …

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Minoru Niizuma

Minoru Niizuma About Japanese abstract sculptor who worked in marble, granite, and other stones. His designs were geometric, organic, and occasionally folk-art inspired. Other Informations He was an instructor at the Brooklyn Museum Art School and then was adjunct professor at Columbia University. His piece The Wave’s Voice is perhaps his most famous. He married …

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Kathleen Scott

Kathleen Scott About English sculptor whose work was put on exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Other Informations She was one of eleven children born to Jane Skene and Canon Lloyd Stuart Bruce, and she attended London’s Slade School of Fine Art. Her sculpture of Titanic captain Edward Smith was erected at Beacon …

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John Gibson

John Gibson About Welsh Neoclassical sculptor who spent the majority of his career in Italy. Other Informations He apprenticed with a cabinetmaker and disliked it enough to ask to be changed to woodcarving. He is best known for his works Queen Victoria, Supported by Justice and Clemency, and Hunter and Dog. His father was a …

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Henry Moore

Henry Moore About English sculptor whose work has been displayed in public all around the world. He has also created slightly abstract monumental bronze sculptures. Other Informations He attended the Royal College of Art and Leeds College of Art and Design. The University of Chicago has featured his work. He lived alone in England until …

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Ossip Zadkine

Ossip Zadkine About Belarusian-born artist who is primarily known as a sculptor, but also produced paintings and lithographs. Other Informations He attended art school in London and then settled in Paris. He became part of the new Cubist movement and then developed his own style that was influenced by African art. He married Valentine Prax …