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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1923, in Shilova, Lithuania; died, 2 July 2015, in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

Painter, sculptor, pastellist. Figures, portraits.

Symbolism.

David Aronson was the son of a rabbi and arrived in the USA at the age of five. He founded the School of Art at the University of Boston, which he ran for 30 years. He received many awards including the Purchase Prize at the National Academy of Fine Arts in ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active in France.

Born in Palmyra.

Sculptor. Statuettes.

Symbolism.

Claire A. Curtis-Huxley moved to Paris, where she studied under Denis Puech and exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français, the Salon of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts and the Salon des Indépendants. She received a commendation at the Universal Exhibition of ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1903, in New York; died 1986.

Sculptor.

Symbolism.

School of New York.

Seymour Lipton studied dentistry at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, at New York City College and at Columbia University, and then in 1928 began to teach himself sculpture. In 1932 he became a full-time sculptor....

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1 March 1848, in Dublin, Ireland; died 3 August 1907, in Cornish.

Sculptor.

Symbolism.

Augustus Saint-Gaudens' father was from Gascony (south-west France) and his mother was Irish. His family emigrated to the USA before he was a year old. He studied at the National Academy of Design in New York, then went to Paris ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1936, in Pennsylvania.

Sculptor, engraver, lithographer.

Paul Waldman works exclusively with the human form, in a world of erotic, unreal symbolism. His lithographic compositions, or 'boxes', are entitled Journeys. The white interior surfaces of these three-dimensional boxes are covered with an assemblage of elements cut up into lithographed engravings and carefully joined together. The box is then covered with a sheet of transparent plastic....