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American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1966, in New York.

Sculptor, painter, installation artist. Murals.

Ricci Albenda studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, including courses in architecture, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1988. His interest in architecture (as well as in graphic design and physics) figures prominently in his installation art, in which he creates environments which challenge the viewer's spatial perceptions. He uses such materials as fibreglass, wallboard, aluminium and acrylic paint. In his exhibition ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1939, in Los Angeles.

Sculptor, painter, collage artist.

Minimal Art, Finish Fetish, Light and Space.

Peter Alexander studied at the University of Pennsylvania from 1957 to 1962, the Architectural Association of London from 1960 to 1962, and the University of California ...

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American performance artist, sculptor, draughtsman, and writer. She completed her BA in art history at Barnard College, New York, in 1969 and had her first one-woman show there in 1970, exhibiting sculptures and drawings among other works. She then trained as a sculptor at Columbia University, New York, receiving her MFA in ...

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Kenneth W. Prescott

American painter, printmaker and sculptor. He trained at the Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, OH (1948–53), and under Albers family, §1 at the Yale University School of Art and Architecture in New Haven, CT (1953–5). In his paintings of the late 1940s and early 1950s he depicted everyday city life, as in ...

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American, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in New York and Berlin.

Born 1949, in Columbus (Ohio).

Installation artist, sculptor, mixed media, video artist. Multimedia.

Judith Barry studied finance, architecture and art at the University of Florida, graduating in 1972. She received an MA in Communication Arts from New York Institute of Technology in ...

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Cecile Johnson

American installation artist, painter, printmaker and sculptor. Bartlett studied at Mills College, Oakland, CA (1960–63), and at the Yale School of Art and Architecture, New Haven, CT (1964–5). The progressive approach to modern art taught at Yale and the nearby thriving art scene of New York were instrumental in her early development (...

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Irma B. Jaffe

American sculptor, illustrator and printmaker. Baskin studied at the New York University School of Architecture and Allied Arts (1939–41), the School of Fine Art (1941–3) and New School for Social Research (1949). He also studied at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris (...

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American painter, sculptor and draughtsman. Basquiat showed an early interest in drawing, and he was encouraged by his mother’s interest in fashion design and sketching and by his father’s gifts of paper brought home from his office. From as early as 1965 Basquiat’s mother took him to the Brooklyn Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and MOMA, and from ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 23 October 1933, in New York.

Sculptor. Architectural integration.

Paul Bégué's sculptures, which are ornamental and integrate well with the surrounding architecture, are generally of wood and, although abstract, evoke a world of vegetation. He exhibited in New York in ...

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Margarita González Arredondo

Canadian painter, draughtsman and sculptor, active in Mexico. After studying in Canada at the Vancouver School of Art (1944–5) and Banff School of Fine Arts (1947–8) he moved to Mexico City, where he continued his training at the Escuela de Pintura y Escultura La Esmeralda (...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1901, in England.

Sculptor, painter.

From 1912 to 1916, Benjamin Benno was a student of Robert Henri and George Bellows at the New York Modern School, then studied sculpture at the School of Architecture and Fine Arts in New York. He lived in Paris ...

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Raymond Vézina

Canadian architect, painter, sculptor, writer and teacher. He studied law in Montreal (1848–50), also attending classes under the Quebec painter Théophile Hamel until 1851. In 1852 Bourassa went to Italy, staying there for three years. Inspired by Victor Cousin’s treatise Du vrai, du beau, du bien...

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American, 19th century, male.

Active in Ridgewood (Bergen County).

Born 14 July 1867, in New York.

Sculptor, architect.

John Oscar Bunce trained at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League in New York. He sculpted the war memorial (1924) and the Abraham Godwin Memorial (...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born November 1900.

Sculptor, architect.

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Joan Marter

American sculptor. De Rivera grew up on a sugar plantation and refinery in Louisiana, where his father was an engineer. The experience he gained as a blacksmith and in the maintenance of machinery proved useful when he later began constructing sculpture in metal. In 1924...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 28 December 1930, in New Orleans; died 7 April 2014, in Kenner (Louisiana).

Painter, sculptor, photographer.

George Dureau attended the Tulane School of Architecture and established his career in New Orleans after graduating in 1952. His most frequent subject is the black male figure, though his work spans an extensive range of mediums and subjects. Robert Mapplethorpe visited Dureau’s studio in the 1970s, and Mapplethorpe’s work ...

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 17 October 1852, in Rochester; died 2 January 1904, in Syracuse (New York).

Painter, sculptor, architect, designer. Landscapes.

New York Water Color Club.

Harvey Ellis attended West Point Military Academy from 1871 to 1872, but was dismissed for misconduct. He then travelled to Europe to view fine architecture, and ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 24 May 1890, in North Scituate (Massachusetts).

Sculptor.

Joseph Ellis was a pupil of A.H. Munsell, Bela Pratt, Peter and of d'Injalbert in Paris. He was a member of the Copley S. Boston Architectural Club, the Pittsburgh Art Association and the Salmagundi Club....

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 4 December 1865, in Pallanza, Italy.

Sculptor.

Febo Ferrari, a pupil at the Accademia Reale in Turin, became an American citizen and specialised in architectural sculpture in the USA.

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 20 May 1889, in Brooklyn (New York City).

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Joseph C. Fleri was a member of the National Society of Sculpture and the New York Architectural League. He carved religious works for Philadelphia and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.